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Basketball loses two-year win streak

Basketball loses two-year win streak

Sabrina Hood, Staff Writer

February 21, 2018


Filed under Editor's Picks, Game Recaps, Sports

For the first time in over two years, UVM men's basketball left the court with a conference loss. The Catamounts' win streak came to an end Sunday, Feb. 18 with a 69-68 loss to the University of Hartford at Patrick Gym. Senior forward Drew Urquhart posted a double-double in the defeat, with 15...

Students battle with meal insecurity

Students battle with meal insecurity

Ben Elfland and Lee Hughes

February 21, 2018


Filed under Editor's Picks, News

Roughly a quarter of UVM students are unsure of where their next meals will come from. The SGA Student Action Committee is now working with several departments to identify and address student food insecurity, senior SGA Senator Bhumika Patel said. The committee will design a plan to resolve th...

So you want to be an activist….

So you want to be an activist….

Staff Editorial

February 21, 2018


Filed under Editor's Picks, Opinion, Staff Editorial

When we heard about the work that several departments and students are doing to address food insecurity in the UVM community, our hearts swelled. Their work, which is rooted in action, is more meaningful than that of sofa protesters upset with the political climate. If the special brand of activists on c...

Sunrise ski aims to empower women

Sunrise ski aims to empower women

Erin Powell, Staff Writer

February 15, 2018


Filed under Editor's Picks, Life

Hoards of students hit the slopes each weekends, but a group of UVM women don’t just shred  for fun — they ski for Planned Parenthood. Chicks on Sticks is an all-female ski group that was started in 2017 by senior Emily Listow. It aims to create an inclusive and fun environment for women who ski a...

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