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A different kind of library

Charlotte Fisher

September 14

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It may seem hard to avoid racking up a pricey bill when it comes to buying textbooks, but some UVM students are trying to change that. Books 4 Equality is a free library accessible online for anyone to view, search and borrow book...

Silent Disco dances into Vermont

Emilee Conroe

September 14

Filed under Campus Life, Life

When Rhonda Bilodeau and Taraleigh Weathers sat down for breakfast several months ago, they hatched an idea to bring a festival to Burlington – a festival of the silent variety, that is. “I had this silent disco idea for a whil...

Award-winning author holds UVM book signing

September 14

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The summer reading assignment for the incoming class of 2019 opened up a conversation surrounding Western and Eastern cultures. The novel, “The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down” by Anne Fadiman, tells the true story o...

The debate surrounding the creemee

Emilee Conroe

September 10

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Junior Abigail Howlett said she had no idea what her friends were talking about when they invited her to get a creemee her first-year at UVM. A Massachusetts native, she said always called it soft serve. “Creemees are the bom...

UVM study brings controversy

September 10

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A study conducted by UVM in 2012-2013 on cafeteria food waste in Vermont public schools is raising questions about national school meal regulations.The study was published Aug. 26 and gained national attention in the media because ...

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