We Must Fail To Succeed

We Must Fail To Succeed

The Green Mountain College Lacrosse team has been training hard every day since the beginning of the semester. On April 04, 2012, GMC’s Lacrosse team was going against the Castleton College Lacrosse team and it was not an easy game for the Eagles. With the harsh weather, rain and snow, and Castleton’s team being triple […]

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Tiny House Movement at GMC

The Renewable Energy and Ecological Design program, or REED, is an increasingly popular field of study for students here at Green Mountain. Two years ago the program became available as a major, but has actually been around since 2008, and started by Lucas Brown and Steve Letentedre as a means to teach bright young minds […]

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Welcome Back: Fall 2014

The air is crisper at night, as dorm lights shine bright. That is right; students are snug and moved back into their dorms as another round of classes begin at Green Mountain College. There are new faces on campus so I would like to welcome GMC’s new freshman and transfer students, as well as welcoming […]

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A GMC Student’s Update & Comments From the UN Climate Negotiations

It is the 19th year of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), and the hopes this year for meaningful international action here in Warsaw are just as low as they were last year in Doha, as well as every year since the failing of negotiations in Copenhagen in 2009 to produce a […]

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Pet Therapy and Weekend Drinking: A reflection on the implications of “stress management”

The student body recently received an email with the subject line: “Pet Therapy Day.”  Many of us probably opened it, since most people like pets, and since we all could probably also use some therapy.  Attached to the email was a nice invitation which read: “Stressed? Come to Pet Therapy Day!  Join us noon – […]

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Congress and Mary Parker Follett: Coercive Compromise or Creative Conflict?

As we approached midterms and hunkered down behind piles of books, notes and study guides, our elected representatives to Congress barricaded themselves behind party lines, resulting in a 17-day shutdown of the U.S. government. Even the most studious among us could not fail to hear reports of partisan outrage, finger-pointing and the growing realization that […]

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Good News

Detroit, MI is in part known for the massive amount of land that has been abandoned. One can drive to many parts of the city and see blocks of deteriorating buildings and infrastructure. This land has been left for years, and is home to much crime. But now there is something about which Detroit residents […]

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Cree Hall wins Do it in the Dark—Fall 2013

It isn’t often that “energy conservation” and “ghoulish” are used in the same breath. GMC’s favorite event, Do it in the Dark, inspired just that. Like last year, the event was held during the week of Halloween, allowing for more clubs and organizations on campus to take advantage of the darkness with spooky-themed events. Dine […]

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The Pebbles of GMC

It’s a beautiful Sunday afternoon on the GMC campus—the sun shines brightly, squirrels rummage through trash cans and students shamble into the dining hall for brunch. But one thing remains absent—skateboarders. And they’re not just hung over. As of this semester, administration has banned skateboarding in front of Withey, citing the activity as a vociferous […]

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