Basement Medicine

Kind of an adult

Kind of an adult

Agathe Fredette

September 22, 2016


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Sean Clute, an assistant professor of digital art at Johnson State College, is a multimedia artist, composer and performer focused on blending digital audio and visuals for live performances. His art has been presented internationally at a variety of venues including The Kitchen, San Francisco Museum...

That’s Rich

That’s Rich

Jacob Greenia

September 8, 2016


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Illinois native Richie Ahlgrim finds his equilibrium through his passion for the band Twiddle, seeking out ideal camping sites, and advocating for environmental protection. Basement Medicine recently sat down with the published music journalist for an exclusive interview.     You’re...

Reaching for that A flat

Reaching for that A flat

Jacob Greenia

May 5, 2016


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Peython Henry Wolfe Echelson-Russell studies music theory at Johnson State College and sings for a total of four ensembles, and finds direction in both his faith and the forest. Recently, Basement Medicine sat down for an exclusive interview with the singer and Celtic Thunder fan, whose name can hardly...

Forging connections in Peru: a reflection

Forging connections in Peru: a reflection

Agathe Fredette

May 5, 2016


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My first time traveling internationally was one of the most enlightening, humbling, and emotionally challenging experiences of my life. On April 1, 10 classmates and I set out on our journey to Peru as part of a service trip through a sociology class at JSC titled “Civic Engagement: The Heart of Social...

Tombstones and other grave concerns

Tombstones and other grave concerns

Hunter Mallette

April 14, 2016


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Tracey Crocker, a sophomore at Johnson State College, is majoring in English with minors in Literature and Creative Writing. Originally from St. Albans, Vermont, Crocker was immersed in fine arts in high school. She has a multitude of hobbies that include theater, film production, and creating a variety...

Wired

Wired

Agathe Fredette

March 25, 2016


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Nate Plocharczyk, a sophomore at Johnson State College majoring in the Wellness and Alternative Medicine program, has been practicing the art of wire wrapping since November 2014. Entirely self-taught, Plocharczyk spends hours making his own hand-made wire-wrapped jewelry. Using a combination of metal...

On the Beach

On the Beach

Rusty Freeman

March 10, 2016


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Jensen Beach, an assistant professor of writing and literature at Johnson State College, is the author of two short story collections. “Far Out of the Heart Proceed” was published by Dzanc books in 2012. His new collection, “Swallowed by the Cold,” will be published by Graywolf in May 2016....

Funny Business

Funny Business

Jacob Greenia

February 5, 2016


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JSC Associate Professor of Business and Economics Henrique Cezar is fluent in four languages and landed in Vermont almost by accident. Recently Basement Medicine sat down for an interview with this exuberant chef, aspiring comedian, world traveler, and economic mentor. What do you like to cook? I like t...

A chance to stay in Mt. Mansfield’s Stone Hut a matter of luck

A chance to stay in Mt. Mansfield’s Stone Hut a matter of luck

Rusty Freeman

December 17, 2015


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Everyone loves to get away and relax, and for those who love to ski or ride, few things can compare to the iconic image of escaping from the cold into a warm, cozy cottage for some warm food, cold drinks and good company. If this scenario sounds like something you would enjoy, then you may want to try...

Forever 5?

Forever 5?

Marilyn Tagliavia

December 17, 2015


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Tyrone Shaw believes that dogs are essential to our humanity, thinks it would be really nice to get to know a bear and wonderful to have a donkey friend. He lives in East Fairfield with his wife Nancy, his Golden Retriever Tuck and his cat Lilly. He is an associate professor in the writing and literature...

Rock concert ends in a bang

Rock concert ends in a bang

December 17, 2015


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Rock concerts simply don’t work without an enormous venue into which hordes of eager fans and groupies can cram themselves for a night of bangin’ fun. In the case of Breaking Benjamin and Shinedown’s 2015 Tour, one such venue was the Bryce Jordan Center in State College, Pennsylvania. After...

My lust for…Human Flesh

My lust for…Human Flesh

Cayla Fronhofer

November 12, 2015


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Monday, October 26, 2015: The fate of humankind rests in the sometimes-capable hands of a small group of JSC students wielding a large assortment of Nerf blasters. In other words, the semester’s second game of Humans Versus Zombies has begun. After a day surprisingly low on casualties, the humans...

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