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Center for Community and Social Justice Arises at Champlain College

Photo taken at Black Lives Matter protest in Montpelier, VT.
Amid an unconventional school year, a new organization comes to life.
November 19, 2020

Social justice is a hotspot in the country at the moment, between Black Lives Matter protests and pleading for people to follow Covid-19 rules. Champlain College is introducing a new Center for Community...

Students Plan for Safe Travels over Thanksgiving

Data found from a survey sent out by The Crossover.
Faculty, staff, and students will not be able to return to campus after the week-long break.
November 9, 2020

Thanksgiving break will be a week long this year at Champlain College, as opposed to the typical three day hiatus the school usually gives. In a typical semester, students have a two-day fall break in...

When Life Gives You Lemons, You Make a Lemonade Stand!

The Lemonade Stand outside the IDX Dining Hall.
November 5, 2020

Champlain College has implemented a lemonade stand, a yellow table outside IDX, with people giving out crisp glasses of Minute Maid lemonade to anyone who wants it. The table was previously outside Hauke...

Study Abroad Plans Sent Packing

Study abroad students in Asia, pre-Covid. Photo found on @champlainabroad on Instagram.
Students work around losing their plans for international education experiences.
November 4, 2020

In early July, Champlain College announced that, due to the current situation with COVID and the dangers it poses to travelling, the Fall 2020 study abroad programs would be cancelled. Soon after, that...

Champlain Students Question the College’s COVID-19 Transparency

Photo from The View, posted on Champlain College's website.
Survey shows that almost half of Champlain College students doubt the honesty of the school’s test result reporting despite efforts from administration and the health center.
November 2, 2020

Champlain College has sent over a dozen emails regarding COVID-19 on campus, actively updates an online test result dashboard, and has encouraged students to ask any questions they have about their pandemic...

Sifting Through the Bickering: 2020 Presidential Debate

Photo from
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...

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

Curbside Connected in action on South Champlain Street in Burlington, VT.
Burlington Pop-Up Shop providing those in need with essentials.
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...

New Student Government Leaders Take Over Champlain College

SGA President and Vice President
SGA announces President and Vice-President for the 2020-2021 school year.
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...

BREAKING: Champlain Closes Amid Coronavirus Concerns

Photo from Champlain's The View
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...

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

Republican Club Members Setting Up for Their
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...

Spring Clubs Budget Passes House Amid Resignations

Spring Clubs Budget Passes House Amid Resignations
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...

New School Year Calls for Schedule Changes

New School Year Calls for Schedule Changes
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...

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