The Crossover

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...

A clear night sky on a walk home from class. Photo By: Bel Kelly.

Should You Study Abroad? My Experience in Dublin

Bel Kelly, Associate Editor April 13, 2022

You step off a seven hour flight. You’re jetlagged; you’re five hours off the time you’re used to. You’re not quite three thousand miles of ocean away from home, and you’re in a city over two...

Students putting together a puzzle in the Womens and Gender Center (WGC).

Champlain’s Women and Gender Center Wants You to Visit

Charlotte Ide, Contributor April 13, 2022

The Women’s and Gender Center (WGC) is a greatly underutilized space. Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, visitors have been few and far between and awareness of our space has decreased with each...

An example weighted attendance percentage. (Weight varies per course).

Attendance Policies Threaten Student Success

Abbey Berger-Knorr, Staff Writer April 12, 2022

Last year, school looked very different at Champlain College. Because of the pandemic, the majority of classes were online and a black, muted screen on Zoom was considered as attendance.  While professors...

A screenshot of Champlains Sexual Misconduct and Title IX Report Form.

How Champlain’s Title IX Office Can Make Procedures More Clear

Haley Seymour, Editor in Chief March 30, 2022

This editorial is posted alongside the news story “Student-Created Instagram Page Shares Anonymous Sexual Assault Claims.”   Champlain’s Title IX report process as well as the understanding...

The Argonauts, Maus, Fun Home, and Orange is the New Black Book Covers

Why College is a Pivotal Time to Read Memoirs and Reflective Works

Elizabeth Marando, Staff Writer March 7, 2022

Learning about the stories of others can help us cultivate our own. The social adaptations, self-discoveries and drastic changes that occur in one’s college life make the genre of memoir-writing a particularly...

Blank Covid-19 Test

Testing Positive: How to Navigate Covid Diagnosis as a College Student

Haley Seymour, Editor in Chief November 15, 2021

The last thing I ever expected when I took a rapid Covid-19 test on Oct. 21 was that it would be positive. I had no symptoms and had just come home from a long day of classes. As an employee at a senior...

Fall Career Fair in 2019. Photo from @champlainedu on Instagram.

Insight: Benefit or a Waste of Time?

Haley Seymour, Editor in Chief November 9, 2021

The Insight program at Champlain College is meant to better prepare students for the future in their field. Each August, students are given a set of tasks to complete over the course of the school year....

Planner on a desk

Why Professors Need to Get on The Same Page About Canvas Use

Haley Seymour, Editor in Chief October 12, 2021

Canvas, the course management system used at Champlain College, is a great tool to help students and faculty interact, keep up with assignments, and provide feedback. The downfall? Each professor uses...

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