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Misunderstanding by Redstone

October 6, 2003
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UVM Police received a late-report that on Monday, September 22 at 9PM, a female student was confronted by a man while walking to Redstone Campus via the Redstone walkway (by the church area). The male came up behind her, grabbed her left shoulder and asked her repeatedly if she would stay and talk ...

Green Hill Student News Suffers

October 6, 2003
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To quote a student at Greens Hill College, "The paper is terrible, its just terrible." Strong words from an irate student too embarrassed to even give her name to the very paper quoting her. She said, "I would not do such dishonor to the family name, not to mention that the Hill Idiot would probably mi...

ABC’s John Stossel Visits, Makes Impression on Hopkins Campus

October 6, 2003
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John Stossel, Emmy award-winning journalist and ABC's 20/20 co-anchor, criticized government regulations and the media when he spoke at Shriver Hall as the third speaker of this year's MSE Symposium. Stossel has made himself famous by his weekly segment "Give me a break" and his one-hour specials ...

Dean Kicks Off College Tour, Criticizes Bush

October 6, 2003
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Former Vermont Gov. Howard Dean criticized President Bush for his policies on affirmative action during a speech kicking off his tour of colleges at Howard University. Dean used the forum in front of a mostly black audience to harshly criticize President Bush for using "the race card" by selecting the word ...

Margaret Cho Headed to UVM

October 6, 2003
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Comedian Margaret Cho is coming to UVM on October 9th. "Margaret is comedy's most fearless superhero" - Mary Kaye-Schilling, Entertainment Weekly Following on the heels of her most recent Notorious C.H.O. tour, CD and movie release, Margaret Cho launched her brand new Revolution Tour this past spring...

South African Author Wins Nobel Prize for Literature

October 6, 2003
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The South-African writer John Maxwell Coetzee received the 2003 Nobel Prize for Literature for his body of work "which in many disguises describes the astonishing implications of alienation", as broadcast by the Swedish academy on Thursday the second of October. Born near the cape of South Africa on...

Dean Fires Up Crowd at First Boston Rally

September 29, 2003
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Sporting a Boston Red Sox cap and spouting familiar populist rhetoric, Democratic presidential candidate Howard Dean urged a crowd of nearly 5,000 enthusiastic supporters in Copley Square in Boston Tuesday to help him take the White House next November. Tuesday's rally marked the former Vermont governor'...

Marijuana Protesters Make Their Case

September 29, 2003
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"I've been known to ride my bike nine miles if the marijuana is a decent grade," George McMahon said in an easy Texas drawl. McMahon, who suffers from a rare genetic disorder called Nail Patella Syndrome, is afflicted with uncontrollable pain, spasms and nausea. Except when he's high. One of just s...

Penn. State Not on Gay Fraternity Bandwagon

September 29, 2003
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The University of Pennsylvania is in the process of instating one and the University of Virginia hopes to have one by the end of this year. Colleges across the nation are seeing the addition of gay fraternities on their campuses, but Pennsylvania State University is not yet part of the trend. The university did h...

Deaf GU Student Makes Easy Adjustment

September 29, 2003
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Georgetown University student Andrew McAllister strides into O'Donovan cafeteria hungry for lunch. Grabbing silverware, a tray and a pile of chicken fingers, he parks himself at a window table to eat with his friend, Aaron Holland . A couple of bites later, McAllister looks up to chat about his po...

UVM Provost Bramley Quits

September 29, 2003
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President Daniel Mark Fogel announced today that John Bramley has asked him to initiate a search for his successor as senior vice president and provost so that he can return in due course to the faculty in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. Fogel said the national search for the new provo...

How ‘Bout Dem Apples

September 29, 2003
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Nick Cowles dreams of having giant fantastical paper mache puppets roam about his orchards during picking time. Kate, an apple picker from the University agrees and thinks the puppets would make for a delicious atmosphere, apple picking. Nick Cowles owns and operates Shelburne Orchards so...