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BookTok has taken the internet by storm with its strange view of literature and romance. Photo by Collabstr on Unsplash.

BookTok: Fast Fashion for Readers

Brigid Barry, Content Editor April 24, 2024

Technology and social media, while damaging to the physicality of the literary world, have brought out a new side of the spectrum. BookTok is one of the many subcategories of TikTok, focusing on one specific...

Video Games for Valentines

Andrew Dully, Staff Writer February 14, 2024

Valentine’s Day is upon us once again, which means it’s the season for cheap flowers and even cheaper candy from Walmart the day of. Whether your partner doesn't care about Valentine's Day or you and...

From Green Days Official Music Video for The American Dream is Killing Me

The American Dream is Killing Me Too

Adrian Randall, Staff Writer November 10, 2023

It feels like only yesterday that Green Day announced their last album, publicly known as Father of All… because the official title features a swear in it. That album’s reception was… less than...

Cover of 3TEETHs fouth album, EndEX

3TEETH Return from Desert to Deliver Fourth Album

Adrian Randall, Staff Writer October 17, 2023

3TEETH is an industrial metal band with a snake-like bite on its listeners from the time they press play to the end of any album. The bite leaves listeners feeling desolate and hopeless about the Earth....

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...

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