U.S. Complicity in the Radicalization of Islamic Terrorists

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…

Wildlife Areas: Lower Champlain Valley

In the next few weeks, you will see a series of posts about wildlife areas categorized by region. Here is the first: Buckner Preserve   The Helen W. Buckner preserve located at Bald Mountain in West Haven Vermont houses 11 rare animal species, 18 species of rare plants and 10 distinct plant community types. The…

InterCultural Club Video

In this green place, the InterCultural Club (ICC) is committed to providing the Green Mountain College community with cross-cultural experiences by fostering inclusion and respect for all. The ICC also enhances and enriches the experience of the entire student body by providing opportunities to engage and educate the campus as a whole on issues related…

Equestrian Club Video

In Green Mountain College, the purpose of the Equestrian Club is to educate members and the public about horses and the art of horsemanship as well as to support and encourage people with an interest in equines. The club provides an opportunity for students to interact with horses and to promote charitable endeavors for the…

Prom Night

This year’s fall prom was sponsoring by Residential Life, the Campus Programming Board and Student Senate in Green Mountain College (GMC). It was 50* outside, 20 to 30 college students dressed up, holding their partners or friends’ hands, and dancing in the light at the Bogue Movement Studio, starting from 9:00 until midnight. People dressed up…

“United we stand, divided we fall.

“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…

Sustainability 2020 Plan

              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…

TWS Field Meeting

On September 30th and October 1st,  Val Titus’ Intro to Natural Resource Management and Environmental Studies students attended a field meeting at the Oxford Rod and Gun Club. Here is what they learned: DAY 1 ACOUSTIC IDENTIFICATION Bats are the second most diverse order of mammals worldwide. Many bat species however, are threatened by human-driven habitat…

Happiness around GMC :)

Green Mountain College is a place where happiness begins. From every corner, you will see happy faces on people’s face. It is a great place to be at because finding a place where you can laugh all day long is not easy. At GMC, I find my comedy life which I enjoyed since the first…

InterCultural Center/Club (ICC)

InterCultural Club is a group of students who come from different countries and have different backgrounds. We bring diversity to the Green Mountain campus by accepting everyone as they are, no matter what color, gender, race, sexuality, religions, and backgrounds they have. InterCultural Club is like a family. We eat, watch movie during the weekend,…