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Mental Health of Champlain Students Declining During Pandemic

Rebecca Natale, Contributor March 29, 2021

Everyone has been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, but college students are being hit particularly hard, between financial stress and demanding schoolwork. Champlain College is not doing everything it...

Screen shot of the Student Press Law Center logo, which houses the New Voices Law.

Student Press Freedoms and What Champlain Needs to Change

Haley Seymour and Cassie Melchior March 11, 2021

Editor's Note: This editorial is part of a series of stories regarding student press freedoms at Champlain College. The news story regarding this topic is "Student Reporters Deny College's Media Relations...

Sunset on campus, taken by Haley Seymour.

The Benefits of Continuing Flex-Hybrid After the Pandemic

Katherine Townsend, Contributor March 9, 2021

There is a lot of hope that the pandemic is coming to a close, and fast approaches the reopening of the world after vaccine distribution. With the potential upcoming opening of the Champlain College campus,...

Screenshot from change.org petition, set up by several seniors at Champlain College.

Virtual Commencement: The Dangers of an In-Person Ceremony

Violet Bell, Contributor March 8, 2021

Champlain College is doing a virtual graduation ceremony for the Class of 2021. I’m ecstatic about it. I don’t have to worry about getting sick with COVID. I don’t have to worry about possibly...

Haley after her first and second Covid vaccination.

My Experience with the Covid Vaccine

Haley Seymour, Editor-in-Chief March 3, 2021

As of December 2020, 39 percent of people in the United States say they would not or probably would not get the Covid vaccine, according to Pew Research Center. I got both doses of my vaccine, and here’s...

Photo taken on campus by Preston Banas.

Should Winter Break Be Longer Every Year?

Preston Banas, Staff Writer March 2, 2021

The pandemic has made our lives as college students miserable in many ways. One thing that was positive from the 2020-2021 school year was the length of our winter break, which was a week longer than usual....

Photo taken at the Burlington Waterfront.

Burlington’s Celebration of Biden’s Win

Haley Seymour, Editor-in-Chief November 12, 2020

Saturday, November 7, three of my friends and I gathered at the park and ride in St. Albans, Vermont, about to have a shopping day in Burlington that we had been planning for a week. As we all packed into...

A Relentless Semester on the Horizon

A Relentless Semester on the Horizon

Bel Kelly, Staff Writer November 11, 2020

One of many schedule alterations that Champlain College made in the face of COVID for the upcoming Spring ‘21 semester was the cancellation of spring break. The vacation time won’t disappear entirely...

Rebecca's Zoom University setup.

Attending College From My Bed

Rebecca White, Staff Writer November 6, 2020

During the 2020 spring semester, students merely got a taste of what it was like to attend college from home. I was sitting in my room on a Wednesday afternoon trying to figure out what I was going to...

A Horrific Spin on a Love Story

A Horrific Spin on a Love Story

Haley Seymour, Editor-in-Chief October 27, 2020

Movies, TV shows, and books are beginning to have more representation of various races and ethnicities, the LGBTQ+ community, and people of specific minority groups. Although, there is still a long way...

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Why You Should Register to Vote

Haley Seymour, Editor-in-Chief September 30, 2020

National Voter Registration Day was September 22, and Champlain College’s Center for Service and Sustainability held a booth in Rozendaal Courtyard to encourage people to sign up. The 2020 election...

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Should tuition be partially refunded due to COVID-19?

Haley Seymour, Staff Writer April 29, 2020

Champlain College Interim President Laurie Quinn sent an email on Thursday, April 2, informing students that they would not be returning to campus. She added information about work-study jobs, remote learning,...

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