Wise Words From A Younger Crowd- By Seraphina Mallon-Breiman

Lately, I’ve been thinking a lot about the idea of interviewing someone. I’ve interviewed my peers, faculty members of institutions I’m part of and even family members- however, I’ve never interviewed a child. Therefore, I decided to interview nine year old Olivia Rohde, the daughter of one of the Café Chef’s in Prescott College. I…

Organize, Organize, Organize!

By: Natalie House This past Monday, Bill McKibben spoke on campus about the climate crisis. Directing his advice towards an audience of college students, he said that there is no time to waste in taking action. Individual actions don’t matter anymore – instead, organizing is the most crucial thing anyone can do to help push…

Beliefs on BODY HAIR – By Seraphina Mallon-Breiman

When I was little, I have a distinct memory of one of my mother’s friends mentioning my underarm hair to me during puberty. No one had ever mentioned it to me before, especially considering there was practically nothing there at that point, but I began to think about it. The comment was minimal, merely suggesting…

Time’s Up Rise Up

by Krista Lee On Monday 27, 2014 twenty Green Mountain College students will go to Montpelier to protest the VT Fracked Gas Pipeline. This weekend students gathered to make a banner for the rally and sit-in. Students are actively working to engage other students in active learning through critical thinking. Having a group on campus…

Ecology of the Southwest – By Seraphina Mallon-Breiman

Over the past few weeks, my understanding of ecology and my environment has begun to incorporate the southwest desert and the land of Arizona. I’m taking an ecology class here at Prescott College with a John Muir impersonist and I’m beginning to think more about geology and rock formations instead of the greenery of New…

Punk Hits Poultney

By: Natalie House  Last night, the coffee house was packed for it’s first ever punk show. A touring band from Ontario called “Dirty Kills” played some songs off of their album “Stoved In.” Student artists also played music, including GMC students Jake Jemas (aka “Jemas Joplin”), Hayden Smith, and Will Morse (aka “Charavari”). You can…

Freshman Impressions: Cody Bradshaw

  By: Matthias Baudinet This past weekend I had the pleasure of conducting a short interview with Freshman Cody Bradshaw. For the next two weeks I will be chatting with different Freshman and getting their insights on how their first couple of weeks at GMC went.       Below is the short interview conducted…

A Very Au Natural Weekend

By: Natalie House It’s that time of year again! If you were around Cerridwen Farm this weekend, you probably ate some delicous homemade soup and drank freshly pressed cider in celebration of GMC’s annual Welsh Harvest Festival. What you may not have witnessed was this year’s “Nude Food” photo shoot. Despite the chilly weather, returning…

Time’s Up, Rise Up! Rally and Sit-In for Climate Justice

By Krista Lee On Monday October 27th folks from all over the state of Vermont will come together in Montpelier to rally against the VT Fracked Gas Pipeline. The Vermont Fracked Gas Pipeline is a pipeline that is threatening the state and is incredibly dangerous to the health of everyone in the state and beyond….

Internships Showcase ELA Program

By: Natalie House Last Thursday evening, ES and REED upperclassmen showcased their internship posters in Withey to demonstrate what they learned over the summer. Students who gained experience though internships were able to put the skills they attained through the ELA program at GMC to real use. Many students worked on farms, in fields conducting…

Freshman Representative: Lily Bergstein

By: Matthias Baudinet      This past weekend I had the pleasure of interviewing the newly elected Freshman Representative, Lily Bergstein. Lily is a very passionate student who is currently a Sustainable Agriculture & Food Production major, but is looking into switching to the new Wilderness Therapy major. She is very passionate about teaching young…

Lyman Movie Night

by Krista Lee Students gathered in Lyman for a movie night last week. The movie night was organized as a Lyman-hosted event that was open to the whole campus, and community director Codie Tedford did a lot of awesome planning to make it happen.  Between all four movies that were shown about thirty students came…