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BLM flag thief identified

BLM flag thief identified

Erika B. Lewy, Kim Henry, Joey Waldinger, Mariel Wamsley, Olivia Bowman, and Lindsay Freed
April 18, 2017
Filed under Enterprise, Headliners

On Saturday, Sept. 24, sophomore J.T. Reichhelm said he stole the Black Lives Matter flag from outside the Davis Center, leaving his fingerprints for police to find. UVM police began investigating the theft Sunday morning and later identified Reichhelm as the thief.  Reichhelm, who was then pledging Phi Gamma D...

The University responds

Erika B. Lewy, Kim Henry, Joey Waldinger, Mariel Wamsley, Olivia Bowman, and Lindsay Freed
April 18, 2017
Filed under Enterprise, Headliners

The University announced the results of the hazing investigation in a March 30 press release. FIJI was suspended for four years as a result of the police investigation. If an establishment is using drinking games to distinguish membership, it is considered hazing, he said. “Optional means nothing...

The events of the weekend

The events of the weekend

April 18, 2017
Filed under Enterprise, Headliners

After Seller interviewed Reichhelm on Saturday’s events, she said she was able to gain information that there may have been some hazing at the fraternity that night, according to police reports. During Seller’s interview, Reichhelm said he was “the most drunk he had ever been.” He said he had gotten...

Privacy laws protect former student’s identity

Privacy laws protect former student’s identity

Erika B. Lewy, Kim Henry, Joey Waldinger, Mariel Wamsley, Olivia Bowman, and Lindsay Freed
April 18, 2017
Filed under Enterprise, Headliners

Administrative bodies at the University, including those in student life and fraternity and sorority life, knew who stole the Black Lives Matter flag as soon within two days of the Sept. 25 theft, the documents stated. Annie Stevens, vice provost for student affairs, said she participated in other conver...