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Students Demand Menstrual Products

Students Demand Menstrual Products

Lee Hughes, Assistant News Editor

October 3, 2018


Filed under Campus, Headliners, News

fAbby Kaiser Students have been working to get free pads and tampons for all restrooms across campus. The plan posed by students on campus, which is projected to be in place by the end of this academic year, would put a dispenser in all bathrooms in academic buildings and residence halls, said senio...

Nurses Agree to New Contract

Nurses Agree to New Contract

Sawyer Loftus, Assistant Breaking News Editor

October 2, 2018


Filed under Campus, Headliners, News

Sawyer Loftus After eight months of negotiating, UVM Medical Center nurses and administration have struck a lasting deal. The nurses announced the vote by union membership in favor of the contract via Facebook Sept. 27, the night before a scheduled press conference in front of the medical center...

UVM Senior dies unexpectedly

UVM Senior dies unexpectedly

Sawyer Loftus, Assistant Breaking News Editor

October 1, 2018


Filed under Campus, Headliners, News

UVM Senior Nikisha Falcone has died unexpectedly. Annie Stevens, vice provost for student affairs, announced Falcone's death in an email to the UVM community Oct. 1. Falcone died Sept. 30, according to the email. The University extends its deepest condolences to Falcone's family and the greater...

University to Conduct Climate Survey

University to Conduct Climate Survey

Lindsay Freed and Rachel Halpern

October 1, 2018


Filed under Campus, News

For the first time since 2011, UVM will be surveying students, faculty and staff about the social climate on campus. The campus climate survey is a survey of all students, faculty and staff at the University asking how they perceive the social environment at UVM, said Paul Yoon, senior advisor for...

New Allergen Warning in Dining Halls

New Allergen Warning in Dining Halls

Lee Hughes, Katie Kelly, and Julianne Lesch

September 30, 2018


Filed under Campus, News

Clara Martorano Until this semester, allergen warnings were not mandated across campus in bakery areas to warn that items are made in a facility with peanuts and tree nuts. Although these previously optional signs were present in some dining halls before this year, all are now required to inform st...

UVM Police issues warning

UVM Police issues warning

Sawyer Loftus, Assistant Breaking News Editor

September 28, 2018


Filed under Campus, Crime Log, Headliners, News

UVM police has warned the UVM community to be on the lookout for an individual who made threats of violence against a Davis Center employee. UVM police released an alert to the UVM community Sept. 28 via email seeking information about Jeffrey A. Stratton, a 48-year-old man. UVM police wanted to ale...

Nurses strike deal with medical center

Nurses strike deal with medical center

Sawyer Loftus, Assistant Breaking News Editor

September 27, 2018


Filed under Headliners, News, Vermont

After eight months of negotiating UVM Medical Center nurses and the administration have struck a lasting deal. The nurses announced the vote by union membership in favor of the contract via Facebook Sept. 27, the night before a scheduled press conference in front of the medical center. The union...

Nurses Reach Tentative Agreement

Nurses Reach Tentative Agreement

Sawyer Loftus, Assistant Breaking News Editor

September 26, 2018


Filed under Campus, Headliners, News

Sawyer Loftus After months of bargaining, UVM Medical Center nurses and administration have reached a tentative agreement on a new contract, according to a Sept. 20 press release. The Vermont Federation of Nurses and Health Professionals have been negotiating their next three year contract with U...

Course And Textbook Descriptions To Be Avaliable Before Registration

Course And Textbook Descriptions To Be Avaliable Before Registration

Lindsay Freed, Ben Drape, and Seneca Hart

September 25, 2018


Filed under Campus, News

Alek Fleury Students will have access to detailed course and textbook information before registering for classes this semester. The faculty contract was updated this summer and now requires professors to provide an extended course description with information about textbooks two weeks before course reg...

University saves millions by knocking down old buildings

University saves millions by knocking down old buildings

Lee Hughes, Assistant News Editor

September 20, 2018


Filed under Campus, News

Mo Quigg The University saved millions of dollars in work on old buildings by spending more to build new ones. Over $38 million in deferred maintenance costs to bring buildings up to code was instead used to build new buildings to replace them. The Cook Physical Science building, which occupied...

Nurses and Medical Center reach tentative agreement

Nurses and Medical Center reach tentative agreement

Sawyer Loftus, Assistant Breaking News Editor

September 19, 2018


Filed under Headliners, News, Vermont

Updated 9/20/18 at 12:04 AM to include a statement from UVM Medical Center.  After months of bargaining, UVM Medical Center nurses and administration have reached a tentative agreement on a new contract, according to a Sept. 20 press release. The Vermont Federation of Nurses and Health Professio...

VT Governor Candidate campaigns with celebrity

VT Governor Candidate campaigns with celebrity

Staff Report

September 19, 2018


Filed under Election, Headliners, News, Vermont

Alek Fleury Democratic candidate for Vermont governor Christine Hallquist and actor Misha Collins discussed campaign issues in front of a crowd of students Wednesday in the Davis Center at a UVM College Democrats’ event. Hallquist made history as the first openly transgender candidate to win a major pa...

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