Author Archives: Kate Young

Champlainer Staying Up for Some Late Night Rapping

There will be an extra special guest spotted tonight, August 9th, on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon. Our very own Jack Carpenter ’15 will be appearing in the “Instant Songwriters” segment, now including rappers.

Jack Carpenter '15

Jack Carpenter, Champlain College class of 2015, one day hopes to have his own late night talk show. Tonight he will be appearing on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon.

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Champlain Busy Beavers

This summer we have been talking to Champlain students with outstanding internships all across the country. We have heard from a whole variety of students from different fields and areas of interest. As the summer comes to a close we wanted to look back at all the awesome internships and let everyone know about some steps to take to land great internships in the future.

All of the summer interns for Competitive Computing. Lax is the first on the left.

All of the summer interns for Competitive Computing. Lax is the first on the left.

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The Man Behind the Parking

Every year students, staff, and faculty, get emails from the man behind the Champlain College parking, Carl Riden. With his friendly responses, jokes, and photos, he has built up both a fan base and a real active audience for his parking news on the college campus.  As the upcoming school years gets closer and closer, we decided to take some time to talk to talk to him about all of the changes that are occurring this upcoming year, as the school takes more steps towards its master plan.

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Back to School Dates

With the start of school just a couple weeks away, here are some key dates and events to put on your calendar: On Saturday, Aug. 10, incoming first year students will find out their residence hall assignments and roommates.  Assignments will be on the College website’s Webadvisor page. The big day  – move-in day is […]

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And So It Begins…

By Kate Young ‘14 It was July 31st, a warm summers day, the same as so many before it. Rising college seniors were still in their vacation mindset, lounging at the beach, working odd jobs, mindlessly scrolling through various social media sites, all putting the thoughts of the upcoming school year out of their minds. […]

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Kiplinger’s Top 10 Great Places to Live: Burlington, VT

A few days ago Kiplinger’s Personal Finance Magazine put out a list of Top 10 Great Places to Live. They touted that they found “ten small to midsize cities with good jobs, affordable homes and plenty to do indoors and out.” Looking at the list, Burlington, Vermont, has made it to the number two spot. […]

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My Job As A… Knife Salesman

By Kate Young ’14 All summer we’ve been talking to Champlain College students with jobs and internships all over the country. While there have been tons of fun, interesting, and unique experiences that have popped up, a few absolutely crazy jobs really caught my eye. One in particular was that of Julien Tremblay, a Champlain […]

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The Blue Eyed Grizzly Clan

By Kate Young ‘14 If you haven’t already heard of the Blue Eyed Grizzly Clan, you should really listen up. Once upon a time, in Burlington, Vermont, four Champlain College guys made the decision to compete in the 2013 Mongol Rally. For those that don’t know, the Mongol Rally is a car rally that begins in Europe and […]

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Champlain Busy Beavers Get Their Tech On

By Kate Young ’14 All summer we’ve been talking to Champlain students with summer internships all over the country! This week we talked to a couple students working with some tech savvy companies. Read up on two rising seniors who are working with technology in completely different ways. Danielle Lax ‘14 Competitive Computing (C2), Colchester, […]

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