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SGA supports bystander intervention training

Lauren Schnepf, Senior Staff Writer

April 20, 2017

Filed under Campus, News, Vermont

The SGA has ruled in favor of supporting a bill that provides bystander intervention training for employees of nightlife establishments in the Burlington area.   The Bystander Intervention Training for Establishments Serving Alcohol in Burlington was supported by SGA April 11. The initiative was proposed by city cou...

Burlington ranks among safest cities for kids

Burlington ranks among safest cities for kids

April 2, 2017

Burlington is among the top five safest cities for kids, according to a recent study.The st...

Burlington nonprofit houses students and former prisoners

Burlington nonprofit houses students and former prisoners

April 1, 2017

As in many other homes on Buell Street, residents of the Dismas House and their guests sat down at 6...

Chinese officials study Lake Champlain

Chinese officials study Lake Champlain

March 29, 2017

Following their interest in Vermont's environmental laws, a team of Chinese researchers and government offi...

Community honors UVM student

Community honors UVM student

March 29, 2017

More than 100 friends and family members of the late Brett Cohen gathered at Stowe Mountain Resort to s...

Bring it Back

Lauren Schnepf, Senior Staff Writer

March 28, 2017

Filed under Campus, News, Vermont

After an 8-year push by students and the community, steps were made to bring back UVM varsity baseball.SGA President Jason Maulucci met with the Friends of UVM Baseball committee on Jan. 28 to work out a plan to reinstate the team. Varsity baseball was discontinued at UVM in 2009.Friends of UVM Baseball called the mee...

Burlington activists arrested by ICE officers

Burlington activists arrested by ICE officers

March 24, 2017

Senior Jake Danford became close friends with a couple while interning at a Vermont advocacy group, Mi...

UVM hosts French-Canadian diplomatic conference

UVM hosts French-Canadian diplomatic conference

March 24, 2017

UVM hosted a conference on the connections between Vermont and its neighbor to the north.The March 20 F...

New Burlington development to ease housing pressure

New Burlington development to ease housing pressure

March 2, 2017

Burlington may be on a path to creating both affordable and eco-friendly places to live.The Ca...

Senior dies, friends remember him as positive spirit

Senior dies, friends remember him as positive spirit

February 23, 2017

Voices in a College Street apartment chimed over one another while talking about their friend Brett Cohen...

Professor completes study on policing

Professor completes study on policing

February 17, 2017

 Black drivers in Vermont are four times more likely to be searched after being stopped by police, acco...

The Governor and UVM

The Governor and UVM

February 15, 2017

Gov. Phil Scott sat back in a wood chair in his large, fifth floor Montpelier office. He spoke quietly and sl...

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