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City makes moves to enhance streets

City makes moves to enhance streets

November 30, 2016

After years of planning, Burlington is making changes to its streets. Burlington Residents came to...

Food choices impact chronic pain symptoms

Kassondra Little

November 30, 2016

Filed under Campus, News, Vermont

A beaming Kimberly Evans, UVM Medical Center nutritionist, set up a table of food for her presentation in front of a crowd of eager attendants in Davis Auditorium Nov. 15. Along with 27 other institutions, UVM is a part of a nationwide movement known as the Teaching Kitchen Collaborative, which enhances patient well-bei...

Professor finds racial bias in health services

Erika B. Lewy

November 29, 2016

Filed under Campus, News, Vermont

Mental health professionals may be more likely to take on new white patients than black patients according to a new study. The study, conducted by UVM researchers, found racial bias in mental health services. Professor Lance Smith lead the team. “We noticed that ‘Lakisha’ was more likely to receive a messa...

$1 million donated to help bike paths

$1 million donated to help bike paths

November 15, 2016

A check of over $1 million was presented to Mayor Miro Weinberger by The Parks Foundation to improve...

Burlington residents: love will ‘Trump’ hate

Erika B. Lewy

November 15, 2016

Filed under Election, News, Vermont

Hundreds of protesters braved near freezing temperatures Nov. 11, to attend a 7 p.m. vigil for “inclusiveness, kindness, and empathy” following the election Nov. 8.   The vigil concluded a day of protesting in and around City Hall Park on Friday. As night fell, calls for peace, hope, and unity could not calm the ang...

VT Democratic Party celebrates the newly elected

VT Democratic Party celebrates the newly elected

November 15, 2016

Tears of happiness, sorrow and uncertainty were shed at the Vermont Democratic Party election reception. V...

Mayor asks UVM to help pay for development

Colin Bushweller

November 15, 2016

Filed under Campus, News, Vermont

Streets and sidewalks will be revamped over the next ten years and the city wants UVM to help pay. The mayor has requested $10 million from UVM and Champlain College by 2026. The city of Burlington is hoping to receive money from these institutions to counteract the tax-exempt statuses of the 8,000 students who live...

Community stands together in light of election results

Community stands together in light of election results

November 9, 2016

Students shed tears and held tight to their candles as night descended upon UVM’s campus. “Ho...

Trump sign marked with Swastika found near Hillel

Trump sign marked with Swastika found near Hillel

November 9, 2016

A student found a campaign sign with a spray painted swastika Nov. 9. Sophomore Isabelle Schechter discovered a ca...

Middlebury hosts civil rights activist

Chloe Chaobal

November 9, 2016

Filed under News, Vermont

Over a hundred people congregated in a chapel at Middlebury College to address recent racial tensions. UVM’s Black Student Union took 22 students to listen to Shaun King, nationally renowned civil rights activist and senior justice writer for the New York Daily News, speak Nov. 1. “I think it’s really an honor t...

Study ties UVM to Vermont economy

Study ties UVM to Vermont economy

November 3, 2016

UVM recently completed a study revealing UVM’s economic impact on the state. A $25,000 study foun...

Lower water levels change lake’s ecosystem

Lower water levels change lake’s ecosystem

November 2, 2016

A recent water level drop in Lake Champlain has affected both the lake’s ecosystem and residents usi...

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