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City election lost by UVM students

March 10

Filed under News, Vermont

Voting day is over, and the results are in for Burlington’s mayoral and city council elections.Miro Weinberger, the mayor of Burlington since 2012,  won a second term with 68 percent of votes.A major portion of the UVM populati...

Proposed bill may legalize possession and sale of marijuana

March 10

Filed under News, Vermont

Although marijuana possession was decriminalized in Vermont in 2013, one Vermont senator recently introduced a new bill to legalize both possession and distribution, according to a Feb. 18 press release by the Marijuana Policy Projec...

City Council candidates show no ‘clear difference yet’ in platforms

February 17

Filed under News, Vermont

With election day fast approaching, candidates said they have been busy registering as many voters as possible.For the Ward 8 seat, UVM alumnus Adam Roof is running against student Brock Gibian, who is taking a semester off fr...

Bill could legalize sale of marijuana

February 3

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A Vermont state senator introduced a bill this year to legalize recreational marijuana.Sen. David Zuckerman, at a pro-marijuana rally earlier this month, argued that it’s easier for most underage people to obtain unregulated ma...

‘BPD Brutality’ video goes viral online

November 11

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A 54-second video titled “BPD Brutality” was posted to YouTube by senior Cody Weinberger Nov. 2, and has reached more than 69,000 views as of Monday night.The video depicts two officers, identified as Burlington Police Department...

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