The Crossover

Photo of the Whiting Hall Sign. Photo from: Champlain College Flickr.

How Much Are RAs Expected to Handle?

Rebecca White, Staff Writer May 12, 2022

The first time a resident came to her while having suicidal thoughts, Cara Benjamin, a resident advisor at Champlain College, knew the protocol.  Even though she has a mental health first aid certification...

Organizers Ava Warren and Alessia Hu on Champlains courtyard steps.

Champlain Students Walk Out To Highlight Issues with Title IX on Campus

Haley Seymour, Editor in Chief May 6, 2022

One-by-one, students climbed the Rozendaal Courtyard steps to share their stories of sexual violence. They were men and women and gender non-conforming, straight and LGBTQIA+. They inspired others to stand...

Students putting together a puzzle in the Womens and Gender Center (WGC).

Champlain’s Women and Gender Center Wants You to Visit

Charlotte Ide, Contributor April 13, 2022

The Women’s and Gender Center (WGC) is a greatly underutilized space. Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, visitors have been few and far between and awareness of our space has decreased with each...

An example weighted attendance percentage. (Weight varies per course).

Attendance Policies Threaten Student Success

Abbey Berger-Knorr, Staff Writer April 12, 2022

Last year, school looked very different at Champlain College. Because of the pandemic, the majority of classes were online and a black, muted screen on Zoom was considered as attendance.  While professors...

Campuses Go Maskless: The Student Perspective

Campuses Go Maskless: The Student Perspective

Katherine Townsend, Staff Writer April 11, 2022

Champlain College will “keep campus masking requirements in place for the weeks following spring break, during which time we will follow data and assess the impact of spring break,” according to an...

Thistle, the hedgehog, Maggie Ponos (23) emotional support animal.

Emotional Support Animal Process Leaves Residents Feeling Invalidated

Rebecca White, Staff Writer April 6, 2022

Maggie Pono (‘23) went back and forth between her doctors and Champlain College’s Office of Accessibility three times before her emotional support animal (ESA) application was approved.  Pono filled...

An anonymously submitted post to Instagram page @champlain.imgladimissed.

Student-Created Instagram Page Shares Anonymous Sexual Assault Claims

Haley Seymour, Editor in Chief March 30, 2022

Champlain Students Share Frustration with Title IX Office, Echoing Nationwide Concerns Recent posts on an anonymous Instagram account have raised questions about Champlain College’s handling of claims...

Photo by Kayla Bailey (22) on her faculty-led trip to Jordan in Fall 2019.

Omicron Variant Forces Faculty-Led International Trips to be Canceled

Rebecca White, Staff Writer February 24, 2022

With 11 minutes to spare, Dr. Scudder and his students crossed the Montreal border into the United States before the borders closed in March 2020 due to the pandemic.  “We got to the border, and...

Students gather art supplies for their Creative Spirit. Photo by: Brigid Florian (24).

Students Find Their Creative Spirit at Creative Studio Welcome Back Event

Haley Seymour, Editor in Chief February 18, 2022

Students from creative majors across the Communication and Creative Media (CCM) division gathered in the Skyloft on Wednesday, Feb. 9, to “find their creative spirit.” Students were asked to create...

The Champlain class meeting times for Fall ‘22 and beyond, with ‘Wellness Wednesdays’ removed.

Champlain College is Growing, and “Wellness Wednesdays” Are Going

Katherine Townsend, Staff Writer February 7, 2022

‘Wellness Wednesdays’ have been a part of the Champlain College course schedule since Fall 2020. ‘Wellness Wednesdays’ gave students extended flexibility on Wednesdays, intended to be used for...

Vice President Henry Foley learning to shoot an AR-15 with instructor Ciaran Buckley. Photo Location: Laberges Farm

The Champlain Shooting Club Gains Over 70 Members in First Month of Operation

Haley Seymour, Editor in Chief December 8, 2021

The Champlain Shooting Club is a new club on campus in which students learn about gun safety and regulations, as well as attend a gun range biweekly. This has become one of the fastest growing clubs on...

Taking a bagel from the IDX Dining Hall outside. Photo by: Katherine Townsend.

Students Get A Small Taste of Takeout After SGA Approves Changes

Katherine Townsend, Staff Writer November 5, 2021

On Monday, Nov. 1, 2021, the Champlain College Student Government Association announced on Instagram that they, with the approval of Sodexo, had slightly changed the dining hall’s protocol, allowing...

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