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Three preachers draw crowd, ire outside library

Three preachers draw crowd, ire outside library

October 24, 2017

At 12:45 p.m. today, in front of a preacher calling out to students outside the Bailey/Howe Library, a UVM ...

Students silently protest at board of trustees meeting; support divestment

Students silently protest at board of trustees meeting; support divestment

October 23, 2017

Student activists called upon the board of trustees to divest from fossil fuels in a silent prot...

Day 2: live at the board of trustees meeting

Day 2: live at the board of trustees meeting

October 21, 2017

Saturday: 8 a.m. During public comment, three students involved in the social and racial justice campaig...

Student cited for racist threats on campus

Lauren Schnepf, Assistant News Editor

October 9, 2017

Filed under Campus, Headliners, News

UVM police services has cited a continuing education student after reports of violent racial slurs on campus. Administrators sent a campus-wide email Oct. 2 stating that threatening and racist language had been directed toward “African American students and general diversity initiatives at UVM.” “Such detestable rem...

Van decorated to combat addiction stigma

Greta Brown, Staff Writer

May 2, 2017

Filed under Campus, News

While some were getting high with friends April 20, others celebrated by decorating an old van with positive images to support recovering addicts.   Junior Rory Butler lost a friend to a heroin overdose in January and decided to bring attention to the issue with his “UVM Recovery Van” project, he said. &nbs...

Survivors speak out in the Davis Center

Joey Waldinger, Staff Writer

May 1, 2017

Filed under Campus, News

As Sexual Assault Awareness Month comes to a close, UVM students are creating a space for survivors of sexual assault to share their stories.   Junior Katherine Freeman hosted a speak out April 25 inside the Davis Center.   Survivors will come together to open up about their experience and create awaren...

Female leaders facilitate empowerment

Female leaders facilitate empowerment

May 1, 2017

The UVM Alumni house was filled with around 80 people of different genders, ages and races for th...

Real Food Challenge reaches goal three years early

Real Food Challenge reaches goal three years early

May 1, 2017

UVM has reached its real food challenge goal three years ahead of schedule.   Currently...

UVM Rescue breaks ground for new facility

UVM Rescue breaks ground for new facility

April 30, 2017

After years of construction and fundraising challenges, UVM Rescue is opening its new headquarters...

UVM students celebrate 4/20 by exercising, smoking

UVM students celebrate 4/20 by exercising, smoking

April 30, 2017

Some UVM students ran over three miles on 420. Others chose to smoke marijuana publicly.  ...

SGA Updates

Lauren Schnepf, Senior Staff Writer

April 30, 2017

Filed under Campus, News

Bill Allocating Funds to the American Society of Civil Engineers A bill allocating $7000 to the ASCE was passed unanimously. The club requested funds for transportation and lodging at the National level of the Steel Bridge Competition in Corvalis, Oregon. The competition will take place at Oregon State University.   &nbs...

Annual event confronts rape culture

Annual event confronts rape culture

April 21, 2017

The UVM community gathered to take a stand against gender-based violence April 13.   Th...

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