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Proposed Spring calendar pushes back start date to Feb. 1, eliminates Spring break

Ella Ruehsen and Emma Pinezich | September 18, 2020

Students may not have spring break and classes could start as late as Feb. 1, according to a proposed Spring calendar approved by the academic branch of UVM’s coronavirus task force. UVMStrong’s Faculty and Academic Affairs working group unanimously endorsed a proposed resolution for the Spring 2021 Academic Calendar Sept. 9, although the resolution’s vetting process is not over.  The...

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Weekly COVID testing to continue through November, UVM President says

Irene Choi, Assistant News Editor | September 17, 2020

UVM will continue mandatory COVID-19 testing for students through the beginning of November, the University announced just days before student testing was set to expire. Before UVM President Suresh Garimella announced the extension in a Sept. 16 email, weekly testing was slated to end Friday, Sept. 18 at which point UVM’s website said it would consult with health professionals to assess appropriate...

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The Dig – Escaping COVID-19 in Nicaragua

Jean Macbride, Multimedia Reporter | April 12, 2020

Verena Nelson (UVM '13) was spending the winter in Nicaragua with her boyfriend, teaching English through the website VIPkid to pay living expenses. When the COVID-19 virus hit nearby Costa Rica, Nelson was one of many expats trying to get out of the country, which is ruled by a communist dictator and is not putting social distancing measures into place as of now. Nelson and her boyfriend made it out...

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Passing the Mic to Vermont Women – Rebecca White

Tulley Hescock, Multimedia Reporter | April 3, 2020

This is the first episode of “Passing the Mic to Vermont Women,” where Tulley sits down with women who are making changes to improve Vermont. State Rep. Rebecca White shares her unique story of being a young woman in the State House. She shares the people and organizations that supported her to become a select board member and a representative at the age of 22.

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Green Mountain Shower Thoughts – Quarantine Edition

Jacob Goodwin and Nate Dole | March 27, 2020

Jacob and Nate talk about life while quarantined because of COVID-19.

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Breaking down UVM’s May 2020 budget request to the state of Vermont
UVM’s men’s basketball game spread COVID-19 to 16 fans
A Year in Illustrations
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Quarantine Survival Guide
Lonely Campus

Lonely Campus

April 10, 2020

Meet Amy Sercel: The anti-diet dietician

Meet Amy Sercel: The anti-diet dietician

March 18, 2020

Culture writer learns self defense at UVM class

Culture writer learns self defense at UVM class

March 3, 2020

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First-year athletes confront semester of unknowns as they await first week of practice
Patrick gym now requires reservations for students to use facilities, among other COVID-19 changes

Patrick gym now requires reservations for students to use facilities, among other COVID-19 changes

September 3, 2020

COVID changes how club sports will operate this fall

COVID changes how club sports will operate this fall

August 11, 2020

UVM Athletics confirms multiple positive COVID-19 tests and at least one active case

UVM Athletics confirms multiple positive COVID-19 tests and at least one active case

August 4, 2020

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