The Crossover

Screen Reading Breaks Boundaries and Brings Students Together

Screen Reading Breaks Boundaries and Brings Students Together

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...

Vermont’s Up and Coming Comedy Scene

Vermont’s Up and Coming Comedy Scene

Kendra Harris, Contributing Writer

February 20, 2019

BURLINGTON, VERMONT - The local comedy scene has risen in popularity in recent years and only continues to grow with the steadfast efforts of hardworking comedians. From small open mics to larger competitions, Vermont’s local comedians have been working and running their own shows and creating their...

Ask a Professor: Advice from Betsy A. Pennebaker

Ask a Professor: Advice from Betsy A. Pennebaker

Kevin Luo, Advice Column Editor

February 8, 2019

"I'm kind of a reserved dude and I can't talk to girls. Help!" - Filmfreakcheesecube From a Professor: “Based on the way this person framed this question, my assumption is that this is a straight male looking to talk to girls with the intention of dating them. If I missed that then I apologize. S...

Ask a Professor: Advice From Eric Ronis

Ask a Professor: Advice From Eric Ronis

Kevin Luo, Advice Column Editor

December 14, 2018

There’s someone I know who’s dating a guy that I think is terrible for her. He seems to be emotionally manipulative and is only using her because he doesn’t know how to not be in a relationship. We’ve talked and she says she knows they’re not good together but stays anyway. I don’t know wh...

Top 5 Study Spots in Burlington

Top 5 Study Spots in Burlington

Erika Skorstad, Contributing Writer

December 10, 2018

It’s that time of year again, folks—the snow is falling, darkness comes alarmingly early, and many of us are chugging caffeine in an attempt to pull those occasionally needed all-nighters.   Whether you have a math final to study for or a 12-page paper to wrap up, it’s nice to be able to do ...

Tips for Surviving This Winter

Tips for Surviving This Winter

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

A Green Campus

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...

Ask A Professor: Advice Column

Ask A Professor: Advice Column

Kevin Luo, Advice Column Editor

November 19, 2018

Every few weeks, our advice column editor sits down with one of Champlain College's faculty or staff members and asks them your questions. This week, Professor Jim Ellefson gives his advice. I literally have no motivation to do my work anymore. But I can't graduate without doing my work… should...

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...

Church Street’s Plain White Tees

Church Street’s Plain White Tees

Cat Gullotta, Culture Editor

November 19, 2018

Church Street is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Burlington. It’s known for its variety of stores, but I wanted to know just how easy it was to navigate and afford these shops. That’s why I went on a journey to find the best plain white T-shirt for the best price.     ...

Vermonters Show Support for AIDS Resources

Holly Studwell, Contributing Videographer

November 18, 2018

In October of 2018, the nonprofit organization, Vermont Committee for AIDS Resources, Education, & Services (CARES), held a walking event around downtown Burlington to promote the organization. Their goal was to raise both money for the organization and awareness about HIV/AIDS. For more infor...

Finding Your Place: Champlain College Rugby

Jenna Misra, Visual Content Coordinator

November 18, 2018

Champlain College Rugby Wrap Up from Jenna Misra on Vimeo. Rugby is the most popular sport at Champlain! Students reflect on why they joined in the first place, what they're exited for next year and what they'll miss if they're graduating this upcoming spring....