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Local politicians attend Democratic debate watch

February 18, 2016

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, 2016

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, 2016

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, 2016

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...

UVM Medical Center joins effort to lower opiate abuse

Caroline Alkire

January 28, 2016

Filed under News, Vermont

In a new initiative to reduce opiate usage, the Burlington Police Department is working with the UVM Medical Center and Mayor Miro Weinberger. All three parties will be working together to increase treatment for opiate user...

Rep. Welch talks with class about Iran

Alexandra Shannon

September 15, 2015

Filed under News, Vermont

Students in “Introduction to International Relations” participated in a Skype discussion with Rep. Peter Welch Sept. 10 about the Iran nuclear deal that is currently under negotiation. The deal requires Iran to limit its...

Alumna honored by state

Alumna honored by state

September 1, 2015

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