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A look at college sexual assault reporting

A look at college sexual assault reporting

October 27, 2016

In 1987, Lehigh University student Jeanne Clery was raped and murdered in her dorm room. Filled wi...

An experience of trying to study abroad senior year

Eva Bartels

October 26, 2016

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During this current semester or in the spring, the most organized and put-together of the junior class will be studying abroad. Those who usually think ahead and manage to keep up with deadlines were able to start their study abroad applications and have them turned in during their sophomore year. But for those juniors,...

Program to pioneer body talks

Program to pioneer body talks

October 26, 2016

Being a college student means tackling a multitude of stressors, from assignments and extra curriculars, to social commitments and employment. But...

How to prep for a winter of VT skiing

How to prep for a winter of VT skiing

October 26, 2016

In a few weeks, the temperatures will drop and the streets will be covered with snow. And if you visi...

Tips and tricks for studying abroad

Camilla Broccolo

October 20, 2016

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Imagine this: every day you walk to class, you pass where Julius Caesar was killed, or the Vatican, or La Sagrada Familia or the Eiffel Tower. This could be the everyday life of a student studying abroad. If you’ve been thinking you need some time in Paris or Florence, here are some tips to make that happen. Think ab...

Slade students to relocate downtown

Slade students to relocate downtown

October 20, 2016

The meeting on Hungerford for Slade’s off-campus housing began atypically; before introductions - name, pr...

Mental illness: a silent struggle for students

Mental illness: a silent struggle for students

October 19, 2016

The National Alliance for Mental Illness has declared the first week of October “Mental Health Awa...

A pizza made from fresh, local ingredients

A pizza made from fresh, local ingredients

October 19, 2016

This week’s basket from the Intervale Food Hub brought together butternut squash, zesty arugula and sweet...

A History major tries on Virology

Hunter Colvin

October 19, 2016

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I’m definitely not a scientist. Like definitely not. I don’t dislike it necessarily, but I’m also not a huge fan of it. So why I decided going to MMG 225: Eukaryotic Virology at 8:30 a.m. on a Tuesday would be a good idea is beyond me. But I did it. And I didn’t hate it, to be honest. I even recognized some of t...

SGA reflects on Black Lives Matter

SGA reflects on Black Lives Matter

October 19, 2016

In one week, UVM received media attention from FOX News, the Huffington Post, Breitbart News Network an...

Easy fixes for your growing pile of produce

Charlotte Fisher

October 14, 2016

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It’s week five of Intervale Food Hub’s fall season and if you’re anything like me, you have a growing pile of shallots, carrots, peppers and apples sitting on your kitchen table with no idea what to do with them. These fresh ingredients are coming so fast it can be hard to keep up. But let me help you. Peppers: sl...

An inside look into what an RA’s job entails

Izzy Siedman

October 14, 2016

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Every new student steps on campus and immediately wishes for a step-by- step guide to the unusual world they’ve entered. Who better to give the straight answer than your Resident Adviser. The real question lies in discovering how these individuals happen upon their knowledge, how they handle their responsibilities and ...

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