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Burlington activists arrested by ICE officers

Burlington activists arrested by ICE officers

Erika B. Lewy, Assistant News Editor

Senior Jake Danford became close friends with a couple while interning at a Vermont advocacy group, Migrant Justice. Now, his friends may face deportation. The couple, En...

March 24

Campus should allow for Second Amendment rights

Campus should allow for Second Amendment rights

James Simpson

We have seen in our nation’s past the deadly failures of gun-free policies. Sandy Hook Elementary School, the Aurora movie theater, Pulse nightclub, and Virginia Tech were all areas in which the carrying of firearm...

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Living Well offers solace

Living Well offers solace

Kate Vesely, Staff Writer

Words of inclusion echoed through the Davis Center’s Burak Lounge the morning of Jan. 20  at the Pre-Inauguration Loving Kindness Meditation. The ceremony was hosted by Engage Mindfulness, a Living Well pro...

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Springtime Carnivore brings color to Flynn

Anna Gibson

All bands have to start somewhere, and touring with a well-known group can often mark a turning point in a musician’s career. This may very well be the case of singer-songwriter...

March 26

Campus should allow for Second Amendment rights

Campus should allow for Second Amendment rights

James Simpson

We have seen in our nation’s past the deadly failures of gun-free policies. Sandy Hook Elementary School, the Aurora movie theater, Pulse nightclub, and Virginia T...

March 24

Trump’s claims frame refugees as terrorists

Trump’s claims frame refugees as terrorists

Lily Spechler

"This is a nation-wide soul search,” my father’s friend Dmitri said regarding the Syrian refugee crisis. Dmitri is the son of Greek refugees, political asy...

March 23

First sleep out to end youth homelessness

First sleep out to end youth homelessness

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor, On Saturday, March 25th, Volunteers In Action is helping to bring the Sleep Out movement to the UVM campus for the first time. Throughout the world,...

March 22

  • Don’t let rhetoric divide us further March 22
  • Positive thinking promotes health and wellness March 11
  • Burlington schools should increase budget March 10

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Springtime Carnivore brings color to Flynn

Anna Gibson

All bands have to start somewhere, and touring with a well-known group can often mark a turning point in a musician’s career. This may very well be the case of singer-songwriter...

March 26

UVM students create art collective

Isabella Alessandrini

A group of students have created their own unofficial art club out of necessity. When first-year Jess Molinaro, a studio art major, came to UVM last fall, she was disappointed...

March 25

Rock and roll legend is remembered at 90

Ben Elfand, Arts Editor

Chuck Berry, pioneer of American rock and roll died of natural causes in his home March 18 at the age of 90. Berry was born in 1926 and raised by a middle-class family...

March 24

  • Trash becomes fashion March 22
  • Poets celebrate International Women’s Day March 22
  • Future delivers same sound on new project March 10

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Living Well offers solace

Living Well offers solace

Kate Vesely, Staff Writer

Words of inclusion echoed through the Davis Center’s Burak Lounge the morning of Jan. 20  at the Pre-Inauguration Loving Kindness Meditation. The ceremony was hosted by Engage Mindfulnes...

March 12

Examining the pros and cons of milk

Michaela Paul, Staff Writer

I grew up being told milk was essential for my bones and health. My mother always made me drink a tall glass of it with dinner and the “Got Milk?” slogan was ingrain...

March 11

Millennials nostalgic for trends of the past

Isabella Alessandrini, Staff Writer

Millennials -- people born in the late-1980s to mid-1990s -- are often deemed future-oriented and current event-obsessed. But the same group is also suffering from a serious case of nost...

March 10

  • UVM leaders pioneer service trips for spring break March 9
  • On graduate school and racism in VT March 9
  • Broad City gets real for a young generation March 8

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Catamounts fall to Purdue in the round of 64

Catamounts fall to Purdue in the round of 64

Locria Courtright, Assistant Sports Editor

The Big Dance only lasted one night for UVM, as the No. 13 seeded Catamounts fell to No. 4 seeded Purdue University 80-70 in the first round of the NCAA tournament in Milwa...

March 16

Player’s Guide: who is playing, where they’re from and what their season looks like so far

Player’s Guide: who is playing, where they’re from and what their season looks like so far

Eribert Volaj, Sports Editor

  THE STARTING LINEUP #3 Anthony Lamb t:@Antlamb0120Lamb First-year forward from Rochester, New York Lamb is one of only two players to have started every...

March 16

A look back: the history of Catamounts in the NCAA tournament

A look back: the history of Catamounts in the NCAA tournament

Matthew Chimenti-Carmen, Staff Writer

As the Men's basketball team prepare for the matchup against the 4 seeded Purdue tonight, we take a look back at some of the Catamounts historical achievements. Defea...

March 16

  • Looking at the matchup: what to know about each team’s seasons before the round of 64 March 15
  • After a narrow victory, Cats will dance in March Madness March 14
  • NCAA should suspend Baylor March 12

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