The Crossover

New Student Government Leaders Take Over Champlain College

SGA President and Vice President

Haley Seymour, Staff Writer

April 17, 2020

On February 21, the Student Government Association sent out the ballot to elect the upcoming school year’s president and vice president. There were two candidates for each office that students could vote for. The SGA sent out another email on March 2, telling students there would be a revote for...

Mixed Feelings Following Community Dialogue & Listening Session

Mixed Feelings Following Community Dialogue & Listening Session

Crossover Staff

November 8, 2019

Students, faculty, staff, and members of the administration filed into the Champlain Room on Tuesday, November 5, just before 4:00 pm. The atmosphere in the room was tense and heavy from a long week of bias reports, campus-wide emails, and limited response from the administration. Last week on Halloween, the Champlain Republ...

Resolution for Mental Health Services Passed at Champlain College

Students have seen an increased need for mental health services at Champlain College.

Gillian English, Editor in Chief

March 27, 2019

Over the past few years, Champlain College has seen an increased demand for mental health services. This is a demand that is increasing all around the nation. A Healthy Minds Network study, which is research on adolescent and young adult mental health through a web-based survey, found that nationally, nearly 3...

Los Dormant Volcanoes Bring Lots of Laughs

Los Dormant Volcanoes, Champlain College's Improv Troupe (photo credit: Adam DeCosta)

Gillian English, Editor in Chief

March 20, 2019

When you think of an improv comedy troupe, a few things might come to mind. Some of them might even be positive. But when you think of a college improv comedy troupe? Yeah, you’re probably expecting to cringe more than laugh. However, Champlain College’s Los Dormant Volcanoes break the classic ste...

The Scope of Student Politics

The Scope of Student Politics

Rachael Elmy, Staff Writer

December 8, 2018

It’s pretty easy to say that Champlain has a fairly liberal student population. So, of course, most people are happy with the flipping of the House of Representatives after the most recent election. However, even in Burlington, no two students are politically alike. To get a look at just how diver...

SGA’s Shift Towards Transparency

SGA’s Shift Towards Transparency

Jamie Evans, Staff Writer

November 30, 2018

The last few years for Champlain’s Student Government Association (SGA) have been, well, a bit of a struggle. From constant fighting, to unexplained budget surpluses, to a lack of organization, SGA has had a difficult time accomplishing what their only goal should be: serving the student body. This...

Dancing Down the Aisle

Dancing Down the Aisle

Rachael Elmy, Staff Writer

November 19, 2018

Anyone who goes to Champlain College’s Monday and Friday night Zumba classes knows that the two fun-loving instructors have chemistry. Their dance moves play off one another, like a tennis match, and their joy is nothing but infectious. However, it wasn’t until October 27 that they graduated from bei...