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Black Student Union celebrates blackness in annual fashion show

Black Student Union celebrates blackness in annual fashion show

March 2, 2017

Lights, camera, fashion: black pride hits the stage at UVM to top off celebrating Black History Month. Durin...

Ecuador trip sparks activism at UVM

Ecuador trip sparks activism at UVM

February 24, 2016

After returning from a study abroad trip to Ecuador, two students are sharing  what they learned wit...

<p>Exposing  the sexual double standard </p>

Exposing  the sexual double standard 

February 24, 2016

Despite progress towards gender equality, there are still many areas where men and women are held to...

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Your symptoms may be more than the ‘Winter Blues’

December 10, 2015

As the winter months quickly approach, some students are bracing for the onset of seasonal affective di...

Facebook has created a tool that allows users to ignore their exes

Camilla Broccolo

December 8, 2015

Filed under Campus Life, Life

Seeing your old flame on social media can be one of the worst aspects of a breakup, or as this generation calls it, the end of a “committed” hookup, whatever you want to call it, as long as no one caves in and calls it a “relationship.” To solve this, Facebook has released a new feature that allows you to see less ...

UVM club creates change

Emilee Conroe

December 1, 2015

Filed under Campus Life, Life

UVM has 200 SGA-recognized clubs on campus, with over 80 percent of students involved in at least one of them, according to the University’s website. One of these is the Golden Key Society. The club engages in monthly meeting service activities throughout the year. These have included making bookmarks for The Vermo...

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Students get down and dirty on Redstone’s pines

December 1, 2015

Students met on the Redstone Green to begin phase one of the Redstone Pines Restoration Project Nov. 15....

Davis Center employee brings culture

Davis Center employee brings culture

November 19, 2015

Each day at 6 a.m., one Davis Center employee heads to Brennan’s to add books to the shelf and find...

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Writer shows bleak view of SeaWorld

November 17, 2015

“I am impressed,” Tim Zimmermann said. “This is the biggest audience I’ve seen for a ‘Blackfish’ ta...

Plan ahead: registering for a solid schedule

November 17, 2015

Filed under Campus Life, Life

As class registration nears, students may seek advice to calm their nerves about making crucial academic decisions. “I am doing fine, but I know a lot of my first-year friends are stressed out about making a class schedule and getting the classes they want,” junior Esther Hershkovits said.College of Arts and Sciences advise...

The experience of living in the dorms

November 5, 2015

Filed under Campus Life, Life

Undergraduates are required to live on campus for their first two years, but this requirement seems to have a mixed reaction from students.Both upperclassmen and underclassmen shared pros and cons regarding life in residence halls.“Living on campus is great because of how close I am to everything,” first-year Grace Cheroun...

Letting it grow for a cause

Jackie Flynn

November 5, 2015

Filed under Campus Life, Life

This November, UVM students can grow out their mustaches and beards for a cause. Movember, a nonprofit foundation that started in Australia, works to raise funds for men’s health, with all proceeds raised going toward prostate cancer, testicular cancer and mental health research, according to the organizations website. ...

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