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Campus suits-up for the 2015 Halloween weekend

Camilla Broccolo

October 28

Filed under Campus Life, Life

With the Halloween weekend approaching, students and campus organizations are preparing for the festivities. Students like junior Erin Mahoney use the weekend as an opportunity to go out more. “I plan on going to a party at ...

Challenges faced by international students

October 28

Filed under Campus Life, Life

UVM’s international student population is growing and more resources will be required to meet their needs, but there are still struggles.“I’ve heard Americans call [The Marsh-Austin-Tupper Dorms] the ‘China Wall,’” sa...

UVM looking to ease the stress of applying to college

Jackie Flynn

October 28

Filed under Campus Life, Life

For many students, the process of applying to college can be challenging. UVM is working to change that. UVM has joined the Coalition for Access, Affordability and Success, a group working to help make the college applicat...

Students impacted by construction

October 28

Filed under Campus Life, Life

Central Campus has been rumbling with trucks and workmen since before the first day of classes this semester and students seem to have mixed opinions about the expansion.“I have a friend in Converse Hall who struggles to sleep due to the nois...

Lecture explores 19th century opiate use in Vermont

October 28

Filed under Campus Life, Life

An author and former federal prosecutor talked about the widespread opiate addiction Vermonters had in the mid to late 19th century Oct. 20 in UVM’s Waterman Lounge.Gary Shattuck gave his lecture as the first in a series dedicated in memor...

University hosts food summit

Camilla Broccolo

October 23

Filed under Campus Life, Life

UVM’s Real Food Challenge organization held its first-ever summit in the Davis Center Oct. 16-18. The Real Food Challenge is a student run initiative. The purpose is to change the sourcing of food on campuses nationwide. ...

Alumna remembers her time at UVM

October 23

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UVM alumna returned to campus to find that many things have changed.From new buildings to empty seats where plane spotters once sat in the Old Mill tower, Margaret Davis ’45 remembers what UVM was like when she was a student.D...

Humans of UVM

October 23

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