The Crossover

Sifting Through the Bickering: 2020 Presidential Debate

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Ella Quinlan, Staff Writer

October 13, 2020

The night of Tuesday, September 29 President Donald J. Trump and Democratic nominee Joseph R. Biden Jr. faced the nation in the first presidential debate of the 2020 election. According to the rules of the debate, there were supposed to be six fifteen-minute segments, with each candidate having the ...

Burlington Nonprofit Offers Food, Supplies and Company at Pop-Up Shop

Curbside Connected in action on South Champlain Street in Burlington, VT.

Maria Black, Contributing Writer

September 29, 2020

In March of 2020 the COVID-19 outbreak changed the gravity of the situation for New England. The state of Vermont had serious plans to defend its residents and the communities within it to help prevent the possibility of a severe spread.  The state of Vermont quickly decided it would release non-violen...

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...

BREAKING: Champlain Closes Amid Coronavirus Concerns

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Erika Brown, Editor in Chief

March 11, 2020

Champlain College extended its spring break through March 20, 2020, amid rising concerns over the coronavirus, or COVID-19. Traditional undergraduate classes will resume on March 23 but will be done online for at least three weeks.  In an email to the Champlain community, Interim President Laurie...

The Republican Club Holds Their Second “Change My Mind” Event

Republican Club Members Setting Up for Their

Cat Gullotta, Section Editor

February 18, 2020

On Thursday, February 13, the Republican Club held an event entitled “I Am Pro-Life, Change My Mind” in Fireside Lounge from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm. The event was structured to be a debate on the topic between students and professors, allowing for audience participation. About 15 were in attendance, in...

Spring Clubs Budget Passes House Amid Resignations

Spring Clubs Budget Passes House Amid Resignations

Crossover Staff

February 6, 2020

The final budget for the spring semester passed the SGA House of Representatives on Monday, allowing SGA-recognized clubs to get their funding and start organizing events and activities on campus. An earlier version of the budget was struck down in the House of Representatives in January due to concerns abou...

New School Year Calls for Schedule Changes

New School Year Calls for Schedule Changes

Haley Seymour, Staff Writer

February 3, 2020

A new schedule is in the works for the 2020-2021 school year. The Champlain College administration has been brainstorming improvements to the schedule for the past year and a half. One of the most significant changes is that there will be no classes on Wednesdays until 5:00 p.m. Other changes incl...

Champlain College Esports Raises Nearly $1,600 for UVM’s Children Hospital

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November 14, 2019

This article was originally published by Champlain Arcade. On Friday, November 8th at 8pm until Saturday, November 9th at 8pm, Champlain College Esports hosted the annual Extra Life fundraiser in the Champlain Room. The event kicked off with more than 50 attendees. After a quick check-in, attendees ...

Community Discusses Removal of de Champlain Statue

Jayy Covert and Kenneth Bufford presenting comments from Melody Brook.

Cat Gullotta, Section Editor

November 8, 2019

This past Wednesday, November 6, a forum entitled Let’s Talk About: Samuel de Champlain Statue was held in the Champlain Room from 6:00-8:00pm. Roughly 50 students, faculty, and staff were present at this SGA-run event, as well as Bruce from CPS and Champlain Alumni Chief Stevens of the Abenaki trib...

Two Bikes Stolen From 194 St. Paul Street

Video surveillance captured the suspect stealing the bikes outside the residence hall. Please contact CPS or BPD with any information regarding this incident.

Erika Brown, Cat Gullotta

November 5, 2019

On Saturday, November 2, just after 10:00 pm, an unidentified male broke the locks off two bicycles and took off with them. It happened just outside the lobby of 194 St. Paul Street and was captured on camera. Cat Gullotta, a senior, was an eyewitness to the theft. “My friend was waiting to be let ...

Republican Club Sparks Outrage

Republican Club Sparks Outrage

Crossover Staff

October 31, 2019

On Wednesday, two student members of the Champlain Republican Club were tabling outside of IDX in promotion for their second “Change My Mind” event. They were met with swift backlash from students, staff, and faculty.  “I am deeply disappointed with the actions Champlain has allowed to happe...

Meet Your SGA Representatives

Meet Your SGA Representatives

Cat Gullotta, Section Editor

September 24, 2019

On Friday, September 20, six new elected members of Champlain’s Student Government Association were announced. The election itself was held alongside Late Night Breakfast in the dining hall. When asked what he thought about the event, Junior ITS Representative, Josh Sherman, said, “It’s good b...