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$20 million granted to Echo

Kelsey Neubauer, Assistant News Editor

April 19, 2016

Filed under News, Vermont

U.S. Sen. Patrick Leahy announced one of the largest federal awards to a UVM-affiliated program while Lake Champlain shone behind him April 18. UVM President Thomas Sullivan, Leahy and representatives from colleges across Vermon...

Vermont bill guarantees paid sick leave

March 3, 2016

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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, 2016

Filed under News, Vermont

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, 2016

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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...

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