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About each other

About each other

Jessica Malskis, President of the Student Government Association

May 11, 2018


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Note: This article is from the SGA Seniors Shavonna Bent and Katharine Abdel-Fatah have been two of the hardest working, intelligent, dedicated, and inspiring students Johnson’s campus has seen. When speaking to either of them, you would never know just how much they do considering how humble, swee...

Public Safety officer receives Freda Hebb award

Adriana Eldred

May 10, 2018


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Freda Hebb is a JSC alum from the class of 1925 who worked at the college for almost 40 years as the president’s secretary, as well as a one-person registrar, bookkeeper, personal and business manager, taking on more than fit in her job description. Her legacy lives on today, in the Freda Hebb Room...

BFA exhibits up through May 12

BFA exhibits up through May 12

Story and photo by Agathe Fredette

May 10, 2018


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On Thursday, May 3, Johnson State College seniors Kali Covell, Mikayla Messier and Forest Mattern presented their senior Bachelor of Fine Arts thesis exhibitions and accompanying artist talks. On the rainy spring afternoon, the Julian Scott Memorial Gallery was packed with students, teachers, faculty,...

Symposium highlights multiple disciplines

Symposium highlights multiple disciplines

Story and photo by Phil O'Neil

May 10, 2018


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Johnson State College’s second annual student symposium went off without a hitch, prefacing several full-length performances and presentations that will close out the semester for a few dozen seniors. The symposium provides a unique opportunity for students to learn and practice professional etiquette...

SERVE increasing community service events

Patrick Bell

May 10, 2018


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Another year is in the books for SERVE as they continue to work with groups in the Johnson area to better life here in this small community. Andie Flavel, graduate assistant for leadership and service, took over SERVE at the beginning of the school year and hasn’t looked back, organizing and planning...

Drag show stays abreast of spring fashions

Drag show stays abreast of spring fashions

Story and photo by Adriana Eldred

May 10, 2018


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Johnson State College hosted their second annual Drag Show Competition in the Stearns Performance Space on Friday, April 27. Hosted by professional drag queens Emoji Nightmare and Nikki Champagne, this competition features a drag make up tutorial a few hours before show time, several hilarious performances...

Blood Drive yields 58 units

Blood Drive yields 58 units

Phil O'Neil

April 26, 2018


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The biannual blood drive at Johnson State went off without a hitch this spring, bringing in 58 total units from 63 presenting donors. Coordinating with the American Red Cross, JSC’s SERVE office organizes two blood drives on campus each year, one at the end of October and the other at the end of...

JSC rock climbing club offers an alternative form of fitness

JSC rock climbing club offers an alternative form of fitness

Agathe Fredette

April 26, 2018


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Isaac Bernstein, a freshman and outdoor education major at Johnson State College, has been rock climbing for only about a year and a half. In his senior year of high school, Bernstein was peer pressured into trying out rock climbing by his friends, which, he says, is probably one of the best things to...

Wilkins hired as new freshman academic advisor

Wilkins hired as new freshman academic advisor

Story and photo by Agathe Fredette

April 26, 2018


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As the newly hired freshman academic advisor at Johnson State College, Cait Wilkins will be one of the first people welcoming the newly enrolled students of the first class of Northern Vermont University in the fall. The role of the freshman academic advisors is to help freshman students transition...

Textbook market is complicated

Textbook market is complicated

Phil O'Neil

April 26, 2018


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The start of any semester is a hectic time for everyone on campus. This is especially true for JSC’s Summit Bookstore, which has to stock merchandise, materials and, most importantly, textbooks for every course the college offers. In the midst of such chaos, it’s easy for things to fall through...

The Senator talks baseball

The Senator talks baseball

Tom O'Leary

April 26, 2018


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For 50 years, Senator and Professor William Doyle has played a remarkable role at Johnson State College, bringing government to generations of students and many of those students to government, and at the Vermont Statehouse. On May 7, the college will honor him with a celebration of his leadership...

Gov. Scott to speak at commencement

Gov. Scott to speak at commencement

Phil O'Neil

April 26, 2018


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Vermont Gov. Phil Scott will speak at the 151st Johnson State College commencement. Scott is in his first term as governor and previously served three terms as lieutenant governor. Before that he was a senator for Washington County. Scott grew up in Barre, graduating from Spaulding High School. While...

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