The Crossover

Organizers Ava Warren and Alessia Hu on Champlains courtyard steps.

Champlain Students Walk Out To Highlight Issues with Title IX on Campus

Haley Seymour, Editor in Chief May 6, 2022

One-by-one, students climbed the Rozendaal Courtyard steps to share their stories of sexual violence. They were men and women and gender non-conforming, straight and LGBTQIA+. They inspired others to stand...

Campuses Go Maskless: The Student Perspective

Campuses Go Maskless: The Student Perspective

Katherine Townsend, Staff Writer April 11, 2022

Champlain College will “keep campus masking requirements in place for the weeks following spring break, during which time we will follow data and assess the impact of spring break,” according to an...

Thistle, the hedgehog, Maggie Ponos (23) emotional support animal.

Emotional Support Animal Process Leaves Residents Feeling Invalidated

Rebecca White, Staff Writer April 6, 2022

Maggie Pono (‘23) went back and forth between her doctors and Champlain College’s Office of Accessibility three times before her emotional support animal (ESA) application was approved.  Pono filled...

An anonymously submitted post to Instagram page @champlain.imgladimissed.

Student-Created Instagram Page Shares Anonymous Sexual Assault Claims

Haley Seymour, Editor in Chief March 30, 2022

Champlain Students Share Frustration with Title IX Office, Echoing Nationwide Concerns Recent posts on an anonymous Instagram account have raised questions about Champlain College’s handling of claims...

Jason Chin holding Watercress. Photo from Jason Chins Official Facebook Page.

Caldecott-Winning Illustrator Jason Chin Visits Tanya Lee Stone’s Children’s Literature Class

Haley Seymour, Editor in Chief March 29, 2022

Watercress highlights the story of a young Chinese-American girl who feels embarrassed by certain parts of her heritage. In it, Wang shares similar experiences she had growing up as well as the experiences...

Champlain’s Tenth President Alex Hernandez, Board Chair Judy O’Connell, and Interim President David Finney on stage in the Champlain Room. Photo by: Haley Seymour 23.

Alex Hernandez Named Champlain’s Tenth President Amidst Leadership Turnover

Haley Seymour, Editor in Chief March 13, 2022

On Dec. 9, 2021, Alejandro “Alex” Hernandez sat upon the stage in the Champlain Room at Champlain College, introducing himself to students, faculty, staff, and stakeholders. Although there were some...

Photo by Kayla Bailey (22) on her faculty-led trip to Jordan in Fall 2019.

Omicron Variant Forces Faculty-Led International Trips to be Canceled

Rebecca White, Staff Writer February 24, 2022

With 11 minutes to spare, Dr. Scudder and his students crossed the Montreal border into the United States before the borders closed in March 2020 due to the pandemic.  “We got to the border, and...

Students gather art supplies for their Creative Spirit. Photo by: Brigid Florian (24).

Students Find Their Creative Spirit at Creative Studio Welcome Back Event

Haley Seymour, Editor in Chief February 18, 2022

Students from creative majors across the Communication and Creative Media (CCM) division gathered in the Skyloft on Wednesday, Feb. 9, to “find their creative spirit.” Students were asked to create...

The Champlain class meeting times for Fall ‘22 and beyond, with ‘Wellness Wednesdays’ removed.

Champlain College is Growing, and “Wellness Wednesdays” Are Going

Katherine Townsend, Staff Writer February 7, 2022

‘Wellness Wednesdays’ have been a part of the Champlain College course schedule since Fall 2020. ‘Wellness Wednesdays’ gave students extended flexibility on Wednesdays, intended to be used for...

Vice President Henry Foley learning to shoot an AR-15 with instructor Ciaran Buckley. Photo Location: Laberges Farm

The Champlain Shooting Club Gains Over 70 Members in First Month of Operation

Haley Seymour, Editor in Chief December 8, 2021

The Champlain Shooting Club is a new club on campus in which students learn about gun safety and regulations, as well as attend a gun range biweekly. This has become one of the fastest growing clubs on...

Taking a bagel from the IDX Dining Hall outside. Photo by: Katherine Townsend.

Students Get A Small Taste of Takeout After SGA Approves Changes

Katherine Townsend, Staff Writer November 5, 2021

On Monday, Nov. 1, 2021, the Champlain College Student Government Association announced on Instagram that they, with the approval of Sodexo, had slightly changed the dining hall’s protocol, allowing...

Outside the dining hall in the IDX Student Life building. Photo by Katherine Townsend.

Student Petition Reveals Common Issues with Dining Hall Experience

Katherine Townsend, Staff Writer October 25, 2021

With the extreme amount of change that both students and staff of Champlain College have experienced in the past two years, students on the meal plan want to cling onto some form of stability. One of the...

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