The Crossover

“Drippin’ in Melanin” Fashion Show is a Hit

Group Picture of All the Models After a Successful Show

Cat Gullotta, Section Editor

February 21, 2020

In honor of Black History Month, Shades of Me—Champlain’s womxn of color affinity group—hosted a fashion show entitled “Drippin’ in Melanin” on Saturday, February 16, from 6:00-8:30pm in the Champlain Room. The event was organized by third-year Shades President Hannah Short, who is a Communic...

Interpreting the World Through Art: CREM Senior Show

Gillian English, Editor in Chief

May 3, 2019

When you think of Creative Media, a number of different things come to mind. After all, the Creative Media (CREM) major is something completely unique and original to Champlain College. It allows students with multiple talents to explore all of their areas of interest, choosing from three artistic sp...

Champlayers to Perform The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged)

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Quinn Kanner, News Editor

April 19, 2019

Champlain’s student-run drama club, The Champlayers, will be performing “The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged) at 7:00 p.m., Friday, April 19, and Saturday, April 20 in Alumni Auditorium.

Grit ‘N Wit

Jenna Misra, Visual Content Coordinator

April 17, 2019

On Sunday, April 14 from 1:00–3:00 p.m., Champlain's Student Engagement Team hosted Grit 'N Wit, an obstacle course competition comprised of a mix of physical and mental challenges.

Meet the Candidates: Spring 2019 SGA Election

Quinn Kanner, News Editor

March 26, 2019

Voting starts on March 26 for Champlain College's 2019–2020 SGA officers and representatives. Get to know who's running!

Chuck Chauncey?: Six Students Answer Three Questions About our Buck-Toothed Buddy

Chuck Chauncey?: Six Students Answer Three Questions About our Buck-Toothed Buddy

Rachael Elmy, Staff Writer

March 21, 2019

Chauncey the Beaver is a unique mascot. The buck-toothed being doesn’t exactly strike fear in those who look upon him. We see him walking around during Orientation or Spirit Week and we wonder how we got this cute creature to represent Champlain. However, we sometimes wonder what it would be like if...

Screen Reading Breaks Boundaries and Brings Students Together

Jim Ellefson (courtesy of Champlain College)

Ben Siegal, Contributing Writer

February 28, 2019

“We call it the Screening-Reading. Because if you say it ten times fast, it sounds like ‘Screaming Reading’” — Jim Ellefson Something is bubbling in the creative waters of Champlain College, and on Monday, March 4, it's going to burst forth to the surface once more. For the last couple yea...

Internship Hardships: Federal Intervention Creates Complexity

Internship Hardships: Federal Intervention Creates Complexity

Shannon Ripp, Contributing Writer

February 1, 2019

The federal government plays a larger role in whether or not you get paid for your internship than you may know. As a college student, you’re expected to complete at least one internship during your time at school. Internships are designed to give you professional experience before officially heading...

Tips for Surviving This Winter

photo by Jenna Misra

Rachael Elmy, Staff Writer

November 27, 2018

Let’s be honest here: Vermont is cold. There are no ifs, ands, or buts about it. You will get numb toes, a runny nose, and chapped lips. However, there are simple ways to combat the cold. Yoga Pants Underneath Your Jeans: Isn’t it weird that your top half gets a lot of coverage but your bottom half jus...

A Green Campus

Champlain College's Eco Rep Team

Hansel Carter IV, Contributing Writer

November 19, 2018

Burlington, Vermont is consistently named as one of the “greenest” cities in the United States. Champlain College, and the culture their students have created, have had a significant impact on those headlines. The college doesn’t use a power plant because other resources are available. Cha...

Fall ‘Fits

Emma Katz and Jess Schultz

November 19, 2018

Autumn is the season of amazing fashion, so we went on a walk around campus to find some classic, fashion-forward, and creative fall outfits. We took photos to highlight these ‘fits and the details that go into fall fashion. It’s all about layers, autumnal colors, and the personal style of stude...

Midmortems: What the Game Studio Students Have Been Working on This Semester

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Quinn Kanner, Staff Writer

November 19, 2018

Every year, Champlain College’s senior Game Studio students work together to create video games using the skills they’ve developed over their time at Champlain. Half of their teams will be cut in what's called "midmortems" tonight.