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Portrait of former Editor in Chief Haley Seymour and new Editor in Chief Kelley Lebahn.

Letter from the Editor: Thank You and What’s Next…

Haley Seymour, Editor in Chief May 8, 2023

Dear Crossover readers,   Thank you so much for taking time to enjoy The Crossover this year. I have now been Editor in Chief for three years, and I’m immensely proud of the work that has...

Champlain College student competes in E-sports tournament.

Do Game Students Neglect Their Hygiene?

Kelley Lebahn, Staff Writer May 1, 2023
"If students live like they need to work 60 to 80 hours a week during their four years of college, their health will have serious consequences."
City Hall Park

The Non-So-Invisible Infection

Briar Gagne, Staff Writer April 27, 2023

Burlington City Hall is placed beside Church Street, a common gathering place for the city’s homeless population. The homeless are often deeper in debt than the rich are in wealth. Uh oh, an economy...

Ticketmaster written in blue letters.

Ticketmaster and the Scourge of Hidden Fees

Adrian Randall, Staff Writer April 24, 2023

I want to begin by saying two prices upfront: $113.95 USD, and $137 CAD. At first glance, the Canadian dollar is more expensive. However, when translated into US currency, that ticket price goes down to...

How Champ 101 Could Be More Applicable to Students

How Champ 101 Could Be More Applicable to Students

Kelley Lebahn, Staff Writer November 10, 2022

Champ 101 is Champlain’s newest curriculum required for first-year and transfer students. According to the school’s New Student Experience page, the goal is to “Help you find your footing as you...

(Frame from Videodrome, dir. David Cronenberg. Director of cinematography: Mark Irwin.)

Horror and Technology: How Humans Cope with a Posthumanist World

Bel Kelly, Associate Editor October 21, 2022

Humans need to face the facts: through our technological advancements, mostly over the past sixty years, we have created a world we are no longer scientifically suited for. Our 24-hour news cycle and the...

a stack of books

The Perks and Faults of the Green Mountain Book Festival

Kelley Lebahn, Staff Writer October 19, 2022

The Green Mountain Book Festival was advertised to have panels of renowned local authors, an open mic banned book reading, a used book sale with excellent prices, and a late-night poetry club. It was a...

Burlington celebrating pride. Photo by: Neale Kelley (26).

Burlington Pride: A Celebration of Metamorphosis

Neale Kelley, Staff Writer October 3, 2022

Drums pounded rhythmically in the distance, and the crowd became alight with murmurs that it was finally beginning. The streets were bursting with people in all manner of dress and expression, many of...

Church Street Marketplace. Photo by: Logan Young.

The Two Sides of the Church Street Marketplace

Logan Young, Contributor May 3, 2022

Church Street Marketplace is the most popular shopping destination in the beautiful city of Burlington, Vermont. The marketplace is a district of restaurants and shops, located along a walking strip for...

Closed doors of the IDX Dining Hall.

“Late Nights” and Continentals: IDX Dining Hall Hours Frustrate Students

John Player, Contributor April 29, 2022

In the fall semester of 2021, waves of student-produced Google surveys populated Champlain discord servers and email inboxes seeking to gather student opinion on Sodexo, the company Champlain hired to...

A shirt featured as part of The Clothesline Project. Photo by: Angel Gallien.

Sexual Abuse Survivors Share Out Through The Clothesline Project

Elizabeth Marando, Staff Writer April 28, 2022

Marked-up shirts strung on clotheslines in the Fireside Lounge on April 18th, displaying Champlain students’ powerful messages about their experiences with sexual abuse. This movement is known as...

Book cover of The Lumberjacks Dove.

You Should Read More Poetry

Bel Kelly, Associate Editor April 25, 2022

“oh god it’s wonderful / to get out of bed / and drink too much coffee / and smoke too many cigarettes / and love you so much,” wrote poet Frank O’Hara.  In the summers, I get out of bed and...

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