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Vermont bill guarantees paid sick leave

March 3

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A bill recently passed by Vermont’s state legislature will guarantee paid sick leave for Vermont workers. The law will put in place a required amount of sick time, and forbid employers from preventing or punishing emplo...

Marijuana legalization bill passes the Vermont senate

March 3

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Vermont is one step closer to legalizing recreational marijuana.The Vermont State Senate voted 17 to 12 to pass the measure Feb. 18. It will now head to the Vermont House of Representatives. If the bill passes the House, ...

Kappa Sigma hosts fundraiser for Navy SEALS

March 3

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Kappa Sigma Fraternity hosted a charity sleepover Feb. 26 to support the Navy SEAL Legacy foundation.This event was Kappa Sigma’s eighth annual Sleep Out for the Soldiers fundraiser. Brothers from UVM’s chapter and other c...

Local politicians attend Democratic debate watch

February 18

Filed under Campus, News, Vermont

Local politicians are eager for young people to get involved in the political process, and they’re showing it by making appearances on campus. The UVM College Democrats hosted a Democratic debate viewing party Feb. 11 and se...

Vt. debates legalizing cannabis

February 11

Filed under News, Vermont

Vermont is debating becoming the fifth state in the U.S. to legalize the recreational use of marijuana.Vermont would be the first state in the union to legalize through legislation - all other states have used a popular vote.The ...

Students go campaigning in New Hampshire

February 9

Filed under News, Vermont

UVM students campaigned in New Hampshire this past weekend, in preparation for the state’s primary.A local student group, UVM Students for Bernie Sanders, bused students to New Hampshire Feb. 6 to Feb. 9.He said he saw a broad...

UVM sells Ethan Allen Apartments for $3.9 Million

Alexandra Shannon

February 4

Filed under News, Vermont

The Ethan Allen apartments were sold for $3.9 million by UVM to the Champlain Housing Trust.   The apartments were sold Jan. 31, according to a press release by the Champlain Housing Trust.   The Ethan A...

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