December 9, 2014

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Watching a Building Grow

As part of an move to include more visual arts in The Independent, Sarah Shaw volunteered to venture into the Hard Hat Zone and take photos of the construction workers building the new Nicole Goodner MacFarlane Science, Technology & Innovation Center. Below are the results of her good work. -The Editors All photos by Sarah […]

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December 7, 2014

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The Campus Guide: Inside Landmark

By Benjamin Somin Its a small world at Landmark, but it’s worth exploring. This guide is a good place to start.

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December 7, 2014

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Temple Grandin: Sharing a piece of her mind

By Mark Tatum and Omoefe Ogbeide Last month, a celebrity with an unforgettable personality shared a piece of her mind with the Landmark community.

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December 6, 2014

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The Yin and Yang of Yik Yak

By Kevin Goerne and Joseph Kreta “They made a documentary about  *****’s life. It’s called Godzilla.” If that sentence and ones like it seems familiar to you, the odds are that you have spent some time with the Landmark community on YikYak. YikYak is a new social media application available for free on any smart […]

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December 3, 2014

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Who is J.D. McCliment?

By Christian Kretschmer “Every man thinks about having his own pub, but this kind of job found me.” The Independent sat down with J.D. McCliment, owner of our favorite bar,  for a drink and conversation.

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December 2, 2014

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Food Review: Milagros

By Benjamin Somin As you might have noticed, there has been a dearth of Mexican food here in the Brattleboro area for quite some time. Given the ubiquity of the taco and burrito in modern American food culture, the lack of options here is disappointing for many us. Fear not, my friends. One of the […]

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December 2, 2014

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A School for ASD, A School for All

By Kelly Jenkins Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) has been a noticeable topic at Landmark in the recent years, and it started off this semester with Temple Grandin’s visit to Landmark. Last semester, the student center was bathed in blue light for ASD awareness week. Combined with the increase in student body, the presence of ASD […]

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December 2, 2014

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ASD: Student Affairs

By Bonnie Rose Lindner In the last several years, Landmark faculty and staff identified that the population of students diagnosed with autism spectrum disorders has had an increasingly noticeable presence. They identified that those students needed support services that the college didn’t offer yet. This sparked the development of a social pragmatics program that continues […]

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December 2, 2014

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Students with ASD in the Classroom

By Bonnie Rose Lindner The classrooms at Landmark closely resemble those at any traditional institution of higher education. Students sit at their desks and some gaze intently over the top of the bluish glow of their LCD screens toward a professor at the front of the class. Landmark bears the aesthetic hallmarks of any college, […]

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December 2, 2014

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Q&A with New Vice President of Academic Affairs

By Raymond Tinglin This year, Landmark has acquired brilliant new faculty to its rapidly growing family. One of those great minds is Dr. Monika Bissell, a world-class educator that bestows a breadth of educational experience. She has been both in the boardroom and in the classroom, directing New Hampshire’s Board of education and spending years […]

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December 2, 2014

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Two New Degrees in the Works

By Jesse Kohl Still in its infancy, the BA program is still growing—and fast! Landmark College is in the process of attaining accreditation for two new bachelors degree programs: a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science and a Bachelors of Art in Studio Art.

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December 9, 2014

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Innovative Education Welcomes Innovative Minds

Q&A by Raymond Tinglin Ellen D. Smith is one of the new wonderful additions to Landmark’s ever-growing community. We are proud to say that she is the new Vice President for Institutional Advancement, the chief officer in charge of growing the organization via fundraising efforts.

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December 7, 2014

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Super Students: Landmark’s Undercover Community

By Mike Kenyon and Kevin Goerne With the advent of the BA and the persistent societal need for a college degree, Landmark College has new community of older students ranging from 24 to over 40.  May of the

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December 7, 2014

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The Scoop on Campus Clubs

By Ben Salom Everyone is always making a buzz about getting involved in social activities on campus. But there’s nothing to do on campus, right? Wrong! There are many clubs and student groups available. These range from simple social clubs for people with common interests, to international honors society organizations. This month, we bring you […]

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