In his book Don’t Think of an Elephant!, George Lakoff cites “social and political conditions [that lead to] cultures of despair” as potential sources of radicalization for, in this case, Islamic terrorists. The idea that geopolitics and its immediate effects on the lives of Muslims could be the cause of their radicalization is a type … More U.S. Complicity in the Radicalization of Islamic Terrorists
“United we stand, divided we fall. It’s hard to argue against that time worn motto. It’s easy, however, to argue over what we should stand united for. Both John Adams and George Washington offered grave warnings about allowing a two party system. Alas, the two parties have divided us for centuries now. Divide and conquer … More “United we stand, divided we fall.
The Sustainability Student Worker training is a workshop hosted by the Sustainability team. During the workshop, Ryan Ihrke discussed with us about the Sustainability 2020 and how we can get involved. As every department get together to explore ways that we can advance GMC’s Sustainability 2020 strategic plan … More Sustainability 2020 Plan
Wait— I’m not trying to sell you anything. And while I’m especially not trying to sell you the Wilderness Challenge, I also promise not whip out any Girl Scout cookies or balmy Caribbean timeshares. After all, if you already went on the Wilderness Challenge, you don’t need me to tell you how sunshine skims … More Five Things No One Tells You About the Wilderness Challenge
There is something magical about getting in a van with a bunch of other people that you really don’t know that well to go to an event that you all have a stake in. I jumped into a van for a two hour ride to Burlington, for the city’s LGBT Pride Event, and after a … More Pride
A little less than a month ago six students including two GreenMAP leaders sought to adventure to our neighboring Canada, specifically Montreal, to explore. I’m sure the first thing you would ask is “What is there to explore in a city like Montreal?” and the answer I have for that is everything. Students climbed Mont … More Trip to Montreal
A Canadian’s view of the U.S. Presidential Election. I’m an international student at Green Mountain College who grew up about thirty minutes away from the U.S. border in Ontario. Though I was a watching it all as a spectator, I can remember the election of 2008 very clearly. In the final weeks of the struggle … More A Canadian’s View of the Election
Environmental leadership starts here! Check out these 10 cool facts about GMC. We can’t wait to see what we add to this list in the coming years.