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UVM advances in the playoffs

UVM advances in the playoffs

March 10, 2015

The men’s ice hockey team faced annihilation at the hands of the University of Maine Black Bears in the first round of the Hockey East tournament last weekend.With just over four minutes left in overtime,...

Dance duo to warm up Burlington

Dance duo to warm up Burlington

Cara Zhuang March 10, 2015

A popular indie pop power duo are kicking off their tour with a two-night event at Arts Riot on March 12 and 13. Matt Johnson and Kim Schifino, better known as Matt and Kim, met while studying film and...

New app launched for carpooling

New app launched for carpooling

Emma Trainor March 10, 2015

Carpooling for college students can now be coordinated through a new app called Wheeli. Jean-Pierre Adechi created Wheeli as a safe and efficient way for college students to carpool. It  is an online...

UVM mourns loss of a professor

UVM mourns loss of a professor

March 10, 2015

The UVM community recently lost a long-time economics professor.Ross Thomson, economics professor and founder of the Integrated Social Sciences Program, passed away Feb. 12.The program is one of...

Teach-in focuses on racial justice

Teach-in focuses on racial justice

John Riedel, Staff Writer March 10, 2015

A new United Academics committee focused on civil rights hosted a discussion about racial justice in Vermont and at UVM. The Civil Rights Committee hosted  and sponsored the teach-in event, “Vermont...

Students to tackle race, gender and sexuality

Students to tackle race, gender and sexuality

Jackie Morris March 10, 2015

Race, gender and sexuality will be in focus at UVM March 13. On this date, UVM will host the 11th annual UVM Student Conference on Race, Gender and Sexuality. The conference will include presentations...

Dancing through the night for a cause

Dancing through the night for a cause

Heather Rankine March 10, 2015

Students danced into the night Feb. 20 as part of the annual Rallython event. After a year-long fundraiser, UVM greek life partnered with the Children’s Miracle Network to host the 12- hour...

Rethink diversity courses

Joey Oteng March 10, 2015

Diversity is defined simply as difference, variety or a range of things. There are few things that unite the various academic departments at UVM. All students must take two “diversity” courses. The...

UVM Aikido Club considers the future

UVM Aikido Club considers the future

March 10, 2015

There is currently only one member of the UVM Aikido club – the president.Senior Patrick Markley, president of the UVM Aikido club, came to UVM as a transfer student in the fall of 2012, he said.He came...

Alumnus donates $1 million  toward STEM project funds

Alumnus donates $1 million toward STEM project funds

Caroline Alkire March 10, 2015

With the help of the Pizzagalli family and the Pizzagalli Foundation, UVM is $1 million closer to their funding goal for the STEM project. The project is planned to begin this spring and the total cost...

ROTC student athletes carry dual obligations

ROTC student athletes carry dual obligations

Freddy Fields March 10, 2015

For few students at UVM, the job of being a student athlete is mixed with the responsibility that comes from being an ROTC cadet. There are currently four students that both play a varsity sport and are...

Former Cats prolong career

Former Cats prolong career

Jack Estrin March 10, 2015

For some UVM basketball players, playing at Patrick Gymnasium is just the beginning.    Recently, increasing numbers of UVM basketball players have signed to play professionally overseas. In early...

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