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Letter to the Editor: What are you doing to help us, UVM?

Letter to the Editor: What are you doing to help us, UVM?

A Former UVM Student May 5, 2021

TW: Rape, Depression  I have been waiting to write this for too long.  Yesterday, I couldn’t even make it to my bed before the tears came. So, I just laid on the floor instead, too angry and...

Perspectives: SGA needs more academic representation across the colleges

Perspectives: SGA needs more academic representation across the colleges

Owen Doherty, History and Political Science Major March 23, 2021

The Student Government Association claims to represent all students and I do believe that some Senators do but at its core are structural challenges that prevent SGA from being actually representative.  Currently,...

UVM Soccer wins first game with student crowd in over a year

UVM Soccer wins first game with student crowd in over a year

Max Clifford March 23, 2021

UVM men’s soccer team stole a victory in the 90th minute of Friday’s game in front of a sea of  fans for the first time in over a year. The Catamounts first home game of the season March 19...

A 20-something's bucket list

A 20-something’s bucket list

Sophie Oehler, Staff Writer March 17, 2021

When I was in highschool, my best friend and I saw the film “How To Be Single” in theatres. It’s a bizarre movie. Dakota Johnson plays a paralegal at a law firm who’s just broken up with her...

Letter to the editor: End the stigma around menstruation

Letter to the editor: End the stigma around menstruation

Ali Drew March 11, 2021

Menstruation stigma must stop.  Menstruation is a shared experience among half the population, and yet it is still a widely stigmatized issue.  But there are a few different solutions to...

Perspectives: Professors need to meet students where they're at

Perspectives: Professors need to meet students where they’re at

Sara Klimek, Senior Environmental Studies Major November 19, 2020

This year has certainly been like no other academic year for UVM students. While we have seen great resilience in our ability to shift classes from in-person to online formats within a matter of...

“Stop the raid, stop the fear, immigrants are welcome here,” chanted the group of nearly 80 people as they marched down Church Street.

Migrant Justice settles lawsuit against ICE

Alek Fleury November 4, 2020

Members of Migrant Justice took to the streets of Burlington, marching down Church Street to celebrate the settlement of a lawsuit with the U.S. agency in charge of immigration enforcement. Migrant...

Major Jackson to leave UVM next semester

Major Jackson to leave UVM next semester

Sabine Foerg and Nicole Hardy November 2, 2020

After 18 years at the University of Vermont, University Distinguished Professor Major Jackson is heading for a warmer climate and new challenges. Nationally acclaimed poet Jackson has announced...

UVM President Suresh Garimella, Rally Cat, first-year Emily Scarborough and Burlington Mayor Miro Weinberger pose for a photo in the David Center Atrium to celebrate UVM's 100,000th COVID-19 test Oct. 27.

UVM celebrates 100,000 COVID tests with a giant Q-tip…yes, you read that right.

Staff Report October 27, 2020

As students passed through the Davis Center between classes Tuesday afternoon, UVM’s president stood at a makeshift stage, handing a first-year a giant Q-tip and goodie bag to celebrate the 100,000 COVID-19...

Students react to a unique first presidential debate

Students react to a unique first presidential debate

Cyrus Oswald October 15, 2020

The first presidential debate of the 2020 presidential election on Sept. 29 between President Donald Trump and former vice president Joe Biden was historic, shockingly departing from the typical progression...

Let's be honest, testing works

Let’s be honest, testing works

Alek Fleury, Managing Editor September 22, 2020

James Madison University is a school in Harrisonburg, Virginia. To others, the school is a “ra ra” type football kind of school, known for its purple colors and the statue of a tiny James...

Junior Claire Smith poses for a photo Sept. 10. “If I see people out and about downtown, it’s not strange because everyone’s living there, but when I go to campus it’s a weird in-between,” Smith said.

Students manage COVID inconveniences

Cyrus Oswald September 15, 2020

As students return to campus with the oppurtunity for in-person classes, some  don’t feel that the University is totally on their side. On Mar. 11, the UVM department of Residential Life...

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