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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...

Signs seen outside City Hall during the protest on Oct 17. Photo: Bel Kelly for the Crossover.

Burlington Citizens Rally to Protest Sears Lane Eviction Order

Bel Kelly, Associate Editor October 19, 2021

On Sep 15, Burlington Mayor Miro Weinberger announced a plan to assist the houseless encampment at Sears Lane. Less than a month later on Oct 14, Weinberger went back on that plan and announced that all...

Sunset photo from November 2017.

Office of International Education: Current Status and Plans for the Semester

Rebecca White, Staff Writer October 18, 2021

In March 2020, COVID-19 forced all study abroad students to return home early and finish the remainder of their semester online. The entirety of Champlain College’s study abroad program was put on pause....

Screen shot of the Christian Fellowship portion of the Faith and Spirituality Club page.

Champlain Students Hurt After Hate Speech Incident with Christian Fellowship

Haley Seymour, Editor in Chief October 7, 2021

Friday, Sept. 17, students reported feeling uncomfortable and attacked by members of a church visiting campus on behalf of the Christian Fellowship. The New King Church members made homophobic and transphobic...

Students protest UVM’s failure to protect survivors. Photo: Glenn Russell for VTDigger.

UVM Promises it has Improved Response for Assault Survivors; Students Disagree

Bel Kelly, Associate Editor October 6, 2021

Content Warning: discussion of sexual assault, mentions of suicidal ideation.   April 25, 2021: University of Vermont (UVM) student Athena Hendrick shares her story of sexual assault and UVM’s...

Interim President David Finney

Q&A With Interim President, David Finney

Haley Seymour, Editor-in-Chief September 22, 2021

David Finney is currently serving as the interim president at Champlain College. From 2005 to 2014, he took office as the seventh Champlain president. His biggest accomplishments during his presidency...

Photo from @champlainedu on Instagram.

Changes in the Office of International Education: How They Affect Study Abroad

Rebecca White, Staff Writer May 7, 2021

“How are students going to be able to take advantage of Champlain’s well-marketed and inflated study abroad programs if the entire Office of International Education staff has been laid off, but students...

The student-run publication infographics, designed by Parker Derick (Graphic Design and Visual Communication Design, 23).

Center for Publishing, aka “Pub Hub,” Moves Forward

Haley Seymour and Bel Kelly May 3, 2021

Tanya Lee Stone, Professional Writing Program Director, has just completed a semester-long faculty fellowship with the Emergent Media Center, with the primary goal of evaluating and improving the function...

COVID Vaccine Eligibility in Vermont

COVID Vaccine Eligibility in Vermont

Haley Seymour, Editor-in-Chief April 19, 2021

As of Monday, April 19, Vermonters ages 16 and older are eligible to make an appointment to get the COVID vaccination.  Vermont hopes to open vaccine eligibility to college students who live in another...

Photo of Champlain College campus, taken in 2017.

Champlain College Plans to Be Fully In-Person for Fall 2021

Lily Sakaniwa, Staff Writer April 2, 2021

Mar. 10, Champlain College's department of Student Affairs, Diversity, and Inclusion sent an email to the community detailing what they’re calling the “initial plans for fall 2021.” The email briefly...

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