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The beef with the beef industry

The beef with the beef industry

April 14, 2018

The line at the grill is long at any dining hall on campus; there’s ample demand for beef. In fa...

College finances reveal student divide

College finances reveal student divide

Lily Merriam, Staff Writer

March 29, 2018

Filed under Life

When picking a college, finances were definitely a factor in senior Sophia Danison’s decision. “I t...

Graduate finds donor for transplant

Graduate finds donor for transplant

March 28, 2018

Most college students don’t think about the possibility of having a life threatening disease while ...

Teaching empowers

Teaching empowers

March 27, 2018

Conversations around education often focus on the gender imbalance among students. What I don’t hea...

Campus seeks solution to cat-calling

Campus seeks solution to cat-calling

March 24, 2018

One professor has no illusion of safety in idyllic, liberal Burlington and is taking action against ca...

Rallython funds hospital

Lily Merriam, Staff Writer

March 23, 2018

Filed under Culture, Life

Particpants in an all-night fundraiser danced from 4 p.m. March 3 to 4 a.m. March 4 to mimic a nurse’s 12-hour shift. Rallython, Miracle Network Dance Marathon’s year-long fundraising culmination event, raised money for the UVM Children’s Hospital and the local Miracle Network Children’s Hospital. “It’s so ...

Seniors fight to maintain motivation second semester

Katie Brobst, Assistant Life Editor

March 22, 2018

Filed under Campus Life, Columns, Life

It’s dark, it’s still cold and everyone is wishing for sunshine. But the lack of motivation in spring semester is perhaps felt most by seniors. Senioritis is infecting upperclassmen. “I have experienced it, since junior year actually,” senior Zach White said. “I think it’s generally accepted as what you feel when...

Greenhouse gives space to breath, study, research

Greenhouse gives space to breath, study, research

Lily Merriam, Staff Writer

March 19, 2018

Filed under Life

UVM wouldn’t be a college of the green mountains if it didn’t have a greenhouse. In fact, UVM h...

Try a digital device detox

Alexandra Shannon, Staff Writer

March 7, 2018

Filed under Life

As a young adult with my whole life ahead of me, but I might be wasting it staring at my phone. An average person spends five years and three months on social media in their lifetime, according to ComScore, a media statistics company. I would often get frustrated with friends for looking down at their phones while we spoke, or texting d...

Pets with jobs: comfort, therapy and service animals on campus

Pets with jobs: comfort, therapy and service animals on campus

March 2, 2018

Requiring a tedious balance between classes, social life, extracurriculars and sometimes jobs all while fa...

Rape Aggression Defense Training

February 28, 2018

The UVM Police Department is holding free Rape Defense Training classes for women on campus. This series...

Out with the Rooster and in with the Dog

Out with the Rooster and in with the Dog

February 25, 2018

The promise of Asian cuisine and a new community waiting on the top floor of the Davis Center offered fun...

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