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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....

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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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Political Trauma: Navigating Two Sides of Healing

Elizabeth Marando, Staff Writer October 1, 2021

Facing emotional crises isn’t uncommon for college students as many encounter important aspects of their lives, such as mental health and politics, in unexpected ways. Nearly two years ago, my traumas...

What Were Missing in an In-Person Learning Environment

What We’re Missing in an In-Person Learning Environment

Katherine Townsend, Staff Writer September 20, 2021

The first few weeks of the Fall 2021 semester has brought about a lot of changes, familiar faces, and a to-do list of homework assignments to keep students busy. This week has also reminded me how much...

Letter from the Editor: What Happened and Whats to Come

Letter from the Editor: What Happened and What’s to Come

Haley Seymour, Editor-in-Chief May 7, 2021

Dear reader,   I sincerely thank you for keeping up with The Crossover over the past year. It’s been a wild one to say the least, but we’ve persevered and come out stronger. I took over...

2020-2021 Academic Performance Should Not be Considered on Applications or Resumes

2020-2021 Academic Performance Should Not be Considered on Applications or Resumes

Ella Quinlan, Contributor May 6, 2021

Educational institutions around the world closed their doors to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in March of 2020, causing a major disruption in student learning. Teaching did not stop thanks to the technology...

Sexual assault protest at UVM, photo by the Burlington Free Press.

How to Ruin Someone’s Life

Tanner Rubino, Contributor May 6, 2021

Trigger warning: Sexual assault and misconduct. A friend recently posed the question to me: “How can you ruin someone’s life in three words or less?” I thought of many options: “that’s MY...

Is It Too Soon to Return to In-Person Classes?

Is It Too Soon to Return to In-Person Classes?

Emily Cejkovsky, Contributor May 5, 2021

The pandemic has taken a toll on all walks of life. People are getting sick, dying, thousands lost jobs, and going to school became opening your laptop. The terms “in-person” and “online learning”...

Dont Throw Away Your Shot!

Don’t Throw Away Your Shot!

Abaigael Lebrun, Contributor May 3, 2021

In a rare glimmer of hope, CDC director Dr. Anthony Fauci says that the US should see a “turning point” in COVID-19 cases in the coming weeks, citing the spike in vaccinations around the country. This,...

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The Real Cost of Living on Campus During the Pandemic

Abaigael Lebrun, Contributor April 28, 2021

College students across the country are paying more than ever for college - like upwards of 15,000 dollars “more than ever” - but with the coronavirus pandemic causing many typical college experiences...

Giving Day: Letter from the Editor

Giving Day: Letter from the Editor

Haley Seymour, Editor-in-Chief April 26, 2021

Dear readers of The Crossover,    It is my pleasure to announce that we are taking part in a Giving Day fundraiser through Champlain College. We are able to receive donations for this campaign...

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