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Creative Audience programming offers a wide range of options

Creative Audience programming offers a wide range of options

Adriana Eldred

February 8, 2018


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Emily Neilson, director of Creative Audience, and Margo Warden, director of the first-year experience office, have prepared a new line-up of Creative Audience events, providing what they both hope will be explorative and inspirational experiences. These events will include presentations, dance and stage...

Pot legalization raises questions

Pot legalization raises questions

Phil O'Neil-St.Pierre

February 8, 2018


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January was an exciting and historic month for the Vermont Legislature as they made nationwide headlines, becoming the first state to legalize recreational marijuana through legislation. Lawmakers wasted no time, taking up the bill on the first day of the 2018 session, passing it with surprising haste. The...

Mr. and Miss JSC pageant set for March 16: no experience necessary

Mr. and Miss JSC pageant set for March 16: no experience necessary

February 8, 2018


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JSC undergraduate student Amber Dutkiewicz is hoping to put together a Mr. and Miss JSC pageant to take place in Dibden on March 16. Dutkiewicz says she is excited to put together something for the campus that it hasn’t seen much of. When she chose to do this pageant as her senior project, she chose...

Butt out

Butt out

Kylie Brown

December 13, 2017


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Smoking is a choice, quitting is an even better one. With the upcoming smoking ban on the Johnson State College campus, cigarette smokers might want to consider a few methods to help quit smoking. For JSC smokers, it will become increasingly difficult to be a smoker on campus, especially in the...

iWOW coming to JSC

Shannon Rooney

December 13, 2017


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iWOW, otherwise known as Incubator Without Walls, is an existing program at Lyndon State College for students looking to gain experience, money and or credits through practical application involving work with small businesses, and will soon be a part of Johnson State’s campus as well. The Incubator...

Business department trip to India set for May

Business department trip to India set for May

Jacob Greenia

December 13, 2017


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Business Practice and Civic Engagement (BUS-3125-J01) is set for its launch in spring of 2017. The class will culminate in a trip to India a day after commencement on May 19 through May 30 and fulfills students’ civic perspectives credits for their general education requirement. Students will be...

Last supper for JSC winter grads

Last supper for JSC winter grads

Nellie Tamboe

December 13, 2017


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The end of this semester also marks the end of a college career for some Johnson State College students. On Dec. 20, the school will be hosting its annual commencement dinner for the August and December graduates. While many of them will also walk in May, the small ceremony held in Stearns is nevertheless...

Giving Tuesday results best of any year yet

Giving Tuesday results best of any year yet

Patrick Bell

December 13, 2017


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Giving Tuesday, Nov. 28, raised just under $13,000 in the course of a day’s work. Donations came from students, faculty and alumni to meet the goal set by the campaign managers, Mary Fafard, the alumni database manager, and Director of Development and Alumni Relations Lauren Philie. Started in 2012...

Starstruck in Bentley 207

Starstruck in Bentley 207

Nellie Tamboe

December 13, 2017


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John O’Meara, physics professor and department chair at St. Michael’s College, is unsurprisingly smarter than I am. In fact, he is so much smarter that when I sat in on his lecture for the Environmental and Health Science Speaker Series, Fingerprints of the First Stars: Unraveling the Atomic History...

How does net neutrality affect you?

How does net neutrality affect you?

Madison Doucette

December 13, 2017


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The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) plans to vote on Dec. 14 to dismantle net neutrality rules created in 2015. These rules, established by the Obama administration, were set up to create an open internet where Internet Service Providers (ISPs) are required to give equal access to all legal...

IT department staffing changes and upcoming update to Moodle

IT department staffing changes and upcoming update to Moodle

Jacob Greenia

December 13, 2017


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JSC and LSC’s newly unified Information Technology (IT) department has undergone several changes since the spring ’17 semester as former Coordinator of Instructional Technology Robert Gervais has assumed new duties, now assisting staff and faculty directly with instructional technology support. Michael...

Maclay breaks world lifting record at Vegas championship

Maclay breaks world lifting record at Vegas championship

Patrick Bell

November 29, 2017


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Do you even lift, bro? For Chaz Maclay, sophomore at JSC, he surely does and he has a world record to prove it. At a weightlifting competition in Las Vegas, he set a world record for his age and weight class, deadlifting 645 pounds. Five years ago, Maclay wasn’t even thinking about breaking world...

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