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‘They don’t give a shit:’ faculty union fills John Dewey Lounge to discuss cuts to the humanities

‘They don’t give a shit:’ faculty union fills John Dewey Lounge to discuss cuts to the humanities

Lee Hughes and Lindsay Freed

February 5, 2019


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The UVM faculty union plans to take action against recent cuts to various humanities departments in the College of Arts and Sciences. The faculty union, United Academics, held a meeting for faculty and students Feb. 5 in the John Dewey Lounge to discuss the state of the humanities at UVM and possibl...

Brave the cold, learn to fish

Brave the cold, learn to fish

Cyrus Oswald, Staff Writer

January 29, 2019


Filed under Culture, Headliners, Life, Photo Gallery

The snow and ice in Vermont can seem to stretch on for miles, but community members and UVM students didn’t let the season stop them from getting outside. The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department’s Free Ice Fishing Day Festival took place from 11 a.m to 3 p.m. Jan. 26 on the ice outside of Knight Poin...

MLK Birthday Party

MLK Birthday Party

January 22, 2019


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Hundreds gather in downtown Burlington to protest the departure of Attorney General

Hundreds gather in downtown Burlington to protest the departure of Attorney General

Alek Fleury and Sawyer Loftus

November 9, 2018


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Hundreds of people gathered in Burlington to protest the outing of Attorney General Jeff Sessions, as concerns over the safety of the Trump-Russia investigation grow. At least 400 hundred protestors marched from the Federal Building on Elmwood Ave in Burlington to nearby City Hall Nov. 8 to make t...

Art used a activism in Feverish parade

Art used a activism in Feverish parade

Anna Kolosky, Staff Writer

November 3, 2018


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sPassersby watched in awe as a parade of people sang and danced their way up Church Street.  Dancers moved in time to the church bells ringing while others sang and held banners. The parade was the opening event for the Feverish World Conference, a symposium focused on bringing the Burlington commu...

FallFest attracts fans, makes new ones

FallFest attracts fans, makes new ones

Allie O'Connor and Kelly Duggan

October 27, 2018


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Fog swirled through the streams of blue and purple lights, illuminating the instruments and equipment on the stage. Students cheered as silhouettes emerged on stage. UVM Program Board’s annual FallFest concert took place Oct. 19 at the Patrick Gym. This year’s show opened with student band Fat...

Kavanaugh Walkout

Kavanaugh Walkout

October 12, 2018


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Protest Day 1: Wednesday, Feb. 21

Protest Day 1: Wednesday, Feb. 21

February 26, 2018


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1:12 PM Students gather outside Waterman Feb. 20, preparing to occupy the building. Sophomore Harmony Edowosman and UVM staffer John Mejia spoke on the front steps. “Whenever we have a rally such as this Tom Sullivan and the provost and the entire administration like to go home because they’re s...

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