Basement Medicine

News from the SGA

Jessica Malskis

October 2, 2018


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The Student Government Association (SGA) seeks out projects, each year, to help better the campus experience, for students and the community. One project the SGA sought after, last year, was the Stearns Game Lounge. The Stearns Game Lounge is located on the first floor, where you can also find the...

Let’s talk about mental health

Let’s talk about mental health

Seana Rowell

October 2, 2018


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“I know that Selena Gomez has lupus and recently had a kidney transplant. I know that Dave Letterman suffers from heart disease. I know that Lance Armstrong is a testicular cancer survivor. But I didn’t know that Kate Spade suffered from depression. Or that Robin Williams did. Because somehow...

From the SGA

Jessica Malskis

September 18, 2018


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Welcome back! The SGA members are excited for a great semester, and look forward to working with many of you. Leading the association this year are President Jessica Malskis and Vice-President, Dana Prouty. Serving as director of clubs this year is Jesse Streeter, while senators are Haley Frechette,...

Ask The Wellness Center

Kelly Boardman and Finn Losch

September 18, 2018


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It’s OK to dismiss rhetoric on a bunch of subjects as a joke or blowing off steam. Suicide is definitely not one of them. So when you suspect your loved one could be suicidal, what do you do? My boyfriend has been through a lot of loss in his life and helping him through everything has always been a ...

The end is near: tips for surviving finals week

The end is near: tips for surviving finals week

Kylie Brown

May 10, 2018


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Finishing classes. Preparing for finals week. Starting to pack up to go home. Scrabbling to finish assignments. Second guessing everything. Double checking everything. Remembering to take care of personal hygiene. Trying to sleep. Trying harder to wake up. Drinking water. Breathing. Keep breathing. The...

Please don’t bare your sole in class

Hannah Stearns

May 10, 2018


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Attention, Johnson students! It’s that time of year again when you have to be aware of spring fever. Symptoms include lounging in a hammock, skipping class, excessive sunbathing and, most importantly forgetting your shoes when you do go to class. Don’t panic, it’s not summer yet, and you will have...

A note from the Editor…

Tom O’Leary – Editor-in-Chief

May 10, 2018


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If you are at all familiar with comedian Michelle Wolf’s work, you were no doubt astonished when she was announced as the performer at the 2018 White House Correspondents’ Dinner. Although Donald Trump was not present for the event, he has successfully created an environment on “The Hill” that...

Words of wellness: adventures in sobriety

Words of wellness: adventures in sobriety

Shannon Russell

April 26, 2018


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Shannon is a sophomore at JSC and is a founder and active member of Northern Vermont Recovery Program (NVRP). Hi, my name is Shannon and I am an alcoholic. By the grace of my higher power, I have not had a mind-altering substance since March 20th, 2013. At a young age I was diagnosed with post-tra...

The road to Casino Night

The road to Casino Night

Jessica Malskis

April 26, 2018


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On March 23, the Student Government Association pulled off their 41st annual Casino Night, a masquerade event. Students dressed up in their nicest button downs and formal dresses and gathered in the dining hall for a night of music, food and card games, all to benefit the United Way of Lamoille County. Each...

A note from the Editor…

Tom O’Leary - Editor-in-Chief

April 26, 2018


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Although we’re only four months in, 2018 has already been rife with scandal and controversy. For the most part, they tend to revolve around Donald Trump and his sexual assault accusers, mistresses, underlings and lawyers. But the one that has had the most pervasive implications for United States citizens...

A note from the Editor…

Tom O’Leary - Editor-in-Chief

March 29, 2018


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Fueled by the recent nationwide student walkouts and the worldwide student-led “March for our Lives,” the topic of gun law reform has dominated the national conversation of late. While it is impossible to predict the impact these protests will have, it is beyond obvious that serious changes must...

A note from the Editor…

Thomas O’Leary, Editor-in-Chief

March 15, 2018


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On the average day in the United States, there are approximately 87,000 commercial airline flights. Of those flights, nearly 20 percent are delayed, and around 5 percent of those delays are the fault of the air carriers. In addition, slightly over 1 percent of daily flights are cancelled. While 1...

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