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Community marches against assaults

Community marches against assaults

Colin Bushweller

November 2, 2016

Filed under Campus, News, Vermont

Cold weather and icy sleet did not prevent dozens of UVM students from marching in solidarity to prote...

Bernie Sanders attends Democratic rally on campus

Brandon Arcari

October 25, 2016

Filed under Campus, News, Vermont

Senator Bernie Sanders drew crowds at a rally for the Democratic candidate for governor. Sanders came to show his support for Sue Minter, former secretary of transportation, in her race for governor. Minter is running with former state senator David Zuckerman as her lieutenant governor. While the rally started at noon, doors ...

Ben & Jerry’s takes a political stance

Ben & Jerry’s takes a political stance

October 20, 2016

Ice cream cones and voices were raised as Black Lives Matter supporters surrounded the front of Ben &am...

Mayor seeks students’ support in downtown project

October 18, 2016

Filed under News, Vermont

Burlington’s mayor is seeking support from UVM students for renovations to downtown Burlington. Mayor Miro Weinberger addressed SGA Oct. 11 at its weekly meeting. Weinberger came to discuss this year’s referendum questions three and four, which concern the Burlington Town Center development project. “This is a great...

Zoning causes protest

Chloe Chaobal

October 7, 2016

Filed under News, Vermont

The Burlington skyline is reaching a new height, which some residents say will change the city UVM students call home.   The City Council unanimously voted Sept. 29 in favor of a zoning amendment to rezone downtown, which will allow the city to redevelop the Burlington Town Center Mall by raising the building’s ...

City fights algae problem

September 29, 2016

Filed under News, Vermont

Burlington is starting a new initiative to fight the growing algae blooms in Lake Champlain.   The city has teamed up with the engineering, planning and construction firm EcoSolutions in order to aid in controlling the growing blue-green algae bloom problem in Lake Champlain. EcoSolutions has created two ways to...

Drone lab creates 3-D map of VT.

Alexandra Shannon

September 8, 2016

Filed under News, Vermont

A 3-D map of Vermont is being made through the use of drones at UVM.   The drone program is a part of the UVM Spatial Analysis Laboratory directed by Research Associate Lecturer Jarlath O’Neil-Dunne.   The project, called “Rapid, Local Aerial Photography & Mapping,” uses small drones with cameras...

New housing reserved for Champlain College

New housing reserved for Champlain College

May 5, 2016

Changes downtown will bring hundreds of new housing units to Burlington.   As a part of the ...

Greek tax proposal is denied

Greek tax proposal is denied

May 3, 2016

A proposed compromise on a tax on Greek houses was denied by the Vermont Senate. On April 26, the Sen...

Vt. legislators cut ’40 percent rule’

Vt. legislators cut ’40 percent rule’

May 3, 2016

Tuition rates for out-of-state students could soon change due to a new budget passed by the Vermont H...

Burlington mall to be redeveloped

Burlington mall to be redeveloped

April 26, 2016

Students and Burlington residents may soon be able to live above the Burlington Mall on Church Stree...

$20 million granted to Echo

Kelsey Neubauer, Assistant News Editor

April 19, 2016

Filed under News, Vermont

U.S. Sen. Patrick Leahy announced one of the largest federal awards to a UVM-affiliated program while Lake Champlain shone behind him April 18. UVM President Thomas Sullivan, Leahy and representatives from colleges across Vermont gathered at the Leahy ECHO Center to hear the purpose and goals of the project the award wil...

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