Earth Week

by Binh Bui I was in the Easter Break last weekend, and I realized that it was the first time I could not wait for the break to be over. You may ask if my brain still operates properly. Of course, it functions well. Like other college students, I want six-month vacation, twice per year….

What It Is Like to Major in Sustainable Agriculture

By Binh Bui’14 This is my last semester at GMC. I am so excited to go to work after my graduation as working is (always) my dream. I know you are probably thinking that I am such a workaholic, but if you think about it, people are happy when they wake up every morning, go…

Red Bird Mission Trip – Interview with Bianca Zanella

By Binh Bui’14 Let’s face the truth: GMC is still covered by a snow blanket, and we cannot do anything about it. Yet, regardless of its power, snow could not keep us from enjoying our spring break. It was spring break at GMC last week, and as far as I have noticed, everyone had a…

101 Ways to Celebrate Valentine’s Day at GMC

By Binh Bui’14 I guess I don’t have to inform you that last Friday was Valentine’s Day. Hope you had a nice one. At GMC, I saw red color, chocolate, and flowers everywhere (You may argue that it wasn’t everywhere; well, in that case, it would be every place around GMC and Poultney I could…

Winter Break Study Abroad – Nepal 2014: Interview with Katrina Goebel

By Binh Bui’14 Last winter break, thirteen GMC students, accompanied by prof. Mark Dailey (Anthropology Department) and Vice President of Student Life Joe Petrick, took a 22-day trip to Nepal to explore the unique culture and environment of this country. After hearing many interesting stories about the trip, such as visiting the living goddess, climbing…

Thanks & Giving: What Students Did to Celebrate Thanksgiving at GMC

By Binh Bui’14Last Tuesday, November 19th, a dedicated group of Green Mountain College (GMC) students, who were led by Jensen Morgan ’14 and José Gálvez Contreras ’11, GMC’s Outreach Coordinator, collaborated with each other and residents of Poultney to organize the first Annual Day of Poultney Thanks & Giving. Through this event, all GMC community,…

Halloween with UNICEF Club

By Binh Bui’14 It was Halloween last Thursday. In spite of the rain and cold weather, people at GMC still had many activities to celebrate this once-a-year, special occasion. During the day, if students showed off with their costumes and trick or treat to various locations on campus, including the provost’s and president’s offices, they…

Green Mountain College Open House

By Binh Bui’ 14 It is always a smart choice to visit colleges that you plan to apply before submitting your application. It helps you to have better understanding about the college culture, which may not be easily seen through brochures and the school’s website. Also, it is an opportunity for the school to present…

What Did International Students at GMC Do during Fall Break?

By Binh Bui’ 14 Time goes by so fast. Half of the fall semester already passed!  Last week was fall break for Green Mountain College students. Instead of going home like other American students, international students decided to take this opportunity to travel to famous cities in the U.S. For this break, they went exploring…

Family, Friends, and Alumni Weekend!

By Binh Bui ’14 The weekend is coming along. As a normal human being, I know all of you are excited about it (and probably wake up tomorrow screaming TGIF!) Maybe saying “all of you” is a little extreme as I obviously have not befriended with all of you on Facebook. I am, however, very…

First Year Impression! (FYI!) – Interview with José Gálvez

Last week, right before the school started, twelve Green Mountain College students arrived on campus early to participate in a meaningful program called “First Year Impression!” or “FYI!”  Created by Kevin Bubriski, professor of Visual Arts department, and José Gálvez, Sustainability Community Development Outreach Coordinator at Green Mountain College, FYI! is a new, one-week pre-orientation…