GMC Sophomore Annie Tuthill- By Seraphina Mallon-Breiman

For this blog, it is my pleasure to introduce you to a Green Mountain College sophomore and my fellow colleague on the social media team, Annie Tuthill. I decided to interview Annie about the story that led to her decision to come to GMC. Seraphina: Annie, Why did you come to Green Mountain College? Annie:…

Study Abroad in Nepal with GMC! By Seraphina Mallon-Breiman

This December: You have the opportunity to go abroad to visit the country of Nepal with Green Mountain College! I had the opportunity to attend the informational session that Joe Petrick held a few days ago, and below is listed some of the important information that he shared with us about this trip:   Don’t…

Student Casualties in Myanmar

By: Natalie House The uprisings of peaceful protests by university students in Myanmar have been met with violence from police, resulting in deaths and imprisonment of students. Police are using lethal weapons during these actions, causing major uproar and riots. The protests are in opposition to the recently passed education bill that seeks to dictate…

Call for #GMCspring pics!

By: Natalie House In effort to celebrate the transition into spring, the GMC Social Media Team is launching an Instagram photo contest. Students and staff are encouraged to post pictures to Instagram continuously over the next two weeks (contest ends 4/6) using the hashtag #GMCspring. The best photos will be displayed in Withey Lobby! Here…

Apple Appreciation – By Seraphina Mallon-Breiman

Yesterday in Professor Mark Daily’s Human Ecology class, we talked about the history of food production and food consciousness. My group was given an apple as asked to talk a little bit about where it came from and how it got here. This breif in-class exercise made me realize I wanted to know more about…

A Scenic Trainride from Campus

By: Natalie House    This spring break I went home to spend time with my family. I live in Maryland and don’t have a car so I take the Amtrak train out of Castleton. The Ethan Allen Express train runs everyday from Rutland to New York City, and the route takes you past the Hudson…

GMC attends Model United Nations – By Seraphina Mallon-Breiman

This spring, a select group of Green Mountain College students are gearing up to attend an international political debate conference in NYC and at the United Nations Headquarters in lower Manhattan called MUN. Model United Nations is national collegiate conference that has met for over 45 years with the intention of bringing college level students…

Mountain Justice Spring Break

by Krista Lee Mountain Justice Spring Break is a week long program in Appalachia, Virginia that provides an incredible opportunity for students and activists to learn about the true cost of coal extraction in one of the most heavily affected areas of the country. Through workshops, community involvement, and service field work, this program explores the…

Spring Break in Woodstock NY – By Seraphina Mallon-Breiman

This spring break I decided to spend time back at home in the town of Woodstock, NY. While it’s stayed fairly cold (no Florida if you know what I mean), I have had the opportunity to spend some good time alone, catching up on reading and cooking yummy food. I’ve had the time to finally…

Getting Outside at GMC – By Seraphina Mallon-Breiman

This past weekend, CPB, the community programming board, lead a group of about 20 students at GMC to go snowtubing at Killington Mountain, roughly an hour away, at no cost! This all day event had everyone laughing! From choosing in which lane to ride, to concentrating on staying atop their tube, everyone was outside and…

Beekeeping Intensive at GMC

by Krista Lee This past weekend 15 students were a part of the beekeeping intensive at Green Mountain College. Andrew Munkres who is a bee-keeper from Middlebury Vermont taught the intensive and helped educate 15 students about the ins and outs of beekeeping in one information-packed weekend. His Treatment-Free Beekeeping Operation “Lemonfair Honeyworks” is located in…

Natasha Bowens and the Color of Food

by Krista Lee This semester has brought in two of the best speakers I have had in my four years here at GMC. The talks by Michael Twiddy and Natasha Bowens have been educational and incredibly important and I hope that GMC continues with the trend of bringing in speakers of color to speak about…