Sophmore Symposium
Green Mountain College will present a two-day event this week focused on the unique challenges faced by sophomores during this important phase of their college careers. The sophomore symposium, held on Tuesday and Wednesday, will be an informal opportunity for sophomores to mingle with classmates and more closely connect with various staff and faculty members. The schedule includes a keynote speaker, several interactive group discussions, a barbecue, and ice cream social.

Tuesday, October 24
5 - 6 p.m. : Sophomore-only BBQ in The Gorge
6 - 6:30 p.m. : Keynote Speaker
6:30 - 7 p.m. : Ice Cream Sundae Bar in The Gorge

Wednesday, October 25
4:30 - 6 p.m. : Group Forums in The Gorge
6 - 6:30 p.m. : Dinner in the Dining Hall
6:30 - 7 p.m. : Group Forums, Part 2
7 - 7:30 p.m. : Wrap-Up & Raffle

There will be a raffle for those who attend this two-day symposium! Again, the raffle is only for those sophomores who participate. Prizes include free massage gift certificate, gifts from local businesses, certificates from the bookstore, and more. The grand prize will be a $150 gift certificate to the Diamond Run Mall in Rutland.

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GMC student Christina-Alexa Liakos, left, is interning with Greenpeace, San Francisco office, this semester. She and fellow intern (Bard College student Ali Stahl) are working to get politicians in Colorado to take a public stance on global warming.

Men's Soccer
Mon., 10/26
At Word of Life, 3:30 p.m.

Sat., 10/28
Vs. Lyndon State, 3 p.m.

Women's Soccer
Sat., 10/28
Vs. Lyndon State, 1 p.m.

Women's Volleyball
Tues., 10/24
At Lyndon State, 7 p.m.

Sat., 10/28
At Mitchell College, 1 p.m.


Philosophy Club Meeting
6:30 p.m., YES! Coffee House

Sophmore Symposium
5 - 7 p.m., The Gorge

Sophmore Symposium
4:30 - 7:30 p.m., The Gorge

Workshop: Effective
Research Skills

4 p.m., Graphics Lab

Backpacking the High Peaks
All Day, See GreenMAP

Admissions Open House
All Day, Poultney Campus

Backpacking the High Peaks
All Day, See GreenMAP

Live Music: Laurel Brauns
9 - 11 p.m., The Gorge

Health & Wellness
Each week the Bozen Wellness Center offers a wide range of activities for all interests. Most are free or at minimal costs. Click here for this week’s offerings.

Calhoun Learning Center
Click here for a full weekly update on the events and activities taking place at the Calhoun Learning Center.

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