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L/L to have new programs

L/L to have new programs

March 2, 2016

Dozens of students gathered in the Fireplace Lounge in Living/Learning Feb. 24 for this year’s program fair. L/L program members tabled and spread the word about the various communities students...

Don't shame women voting for men

Don’t shame women voting for men

March 2, 2016

Many people have told me that wanting to vote for Bernie Sanders is just a phase. They cite different reasons: I’m a college student, I’m young, I live in Vermont. But the reason that makes me the...

The marijuana bill passed in Vermont

The marijuana bill passed in Vermont

March 2, 2016

The Vermont State Senate made history Feb. 24 by becoming the second legislative body to legalize the sale and possession of marijuana, and the first to do so without the use of a referendum.This isn’t...

Ben & Jerry’s widens milk horizons

Ben & Jerry’s widens milk horizons

Chris Leow March 2, 2016

Vermont’s ice cream icons, Ben and Jerry, want everyone to be able to enjoy their delicious ice cream flavors. After much prompting from fans and months of development, Ben & Jerry’s has finally...

Kanye disappoints listeners with most recent release

Kanye disappoints listeners with most recent release

Izzy Schechter March 2, 2016

Kanye West has a reputation of being ridiculous and over-the-top, and his newest release “The Life of Pablo” has everyone’s knickers in a twist. The album provoked reactions from many college...

Diversity Growth in Enrollment

March 2, 2016

From 1995 to 2014, the overall undergraduate population at UVM has grown by roughly 75 percent, with an increase of about 2,400 undergraduates, according to the UVM Sourcebook. Despite this, the “multicultural”...

Aftermath of the Waterman Takeovers

March 2, 2016

At one point, Davis walked out into the hall and said to the protesters, “You are disrupting the flow of business in this wing,” according to the magazine. All seven protesters were arrested by...

The mid-90s Hunger Strikes

March 2, 2016

Many who were not in the Waterman Building during the 1991 takeover showed their support through a hunger strike, refusing to eat anything until the administration and the student protesters came to an...

UVM student's protesting 1988

After the Kake Walk: A history of UVM’s racial climate from Lattie Coor’s presidency to the present

Bryan O'Keefe and Sarah Olsen March 2, 2016

Student activism was common at UVM throughout the 1960s and ‘70s, resulting in the creation of some of the first African-American, Chicano/a and women’s studies departments in the U.S., English professor...

The Second Takeover

March 2, 2016

Jagbandhansingh said he was also one of the 22 students who occupied Waterman for a  second time in 1991 — this time for 20 days. Coor had resigned at this point, and was succeeded by George Davis,...

Diversity University

March 2, 2016

I would say it was a charged learning environment; a charged, energized, learning environment,” O’Rourke said.  “It was also very stressful and emotional.” After the 1991, shacks and shanties...

The First Waterman Takeover

March 2, 2016

Lattie Coor said he was 39 years old when he took the office of UVM president in 1976. “It was pretty unusual, but I think that is the average age [for university presidents] now,” Coor said in...

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