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ResLife prioritizes the safety of residents

ResLife prioritizes the safety of residents

May 2, 2017

Dear Editor, Recently, the issue of police presence in the residence halls has received...

UVM recognized as one of the most “green” campuses

UVM recognized as one of the most “green” campuses

April 15, 2017

Dear Editor, The University of Vermont recently received its second gold STARS award.STARS, or the...

Relay for Life: an experience of hope and inspiration

Relay for Life: an experience of hope and inspiration

April 7, 2017

Dear Editor, My name is Grace Murphy. I have never participated in a Relay for Life event until this yea...

First sleep out to end youth homelessness

First sleep out to end youth homelessness

March 22, 2017

Dear Editor, On Saturday, March 25th, Volunteers In Action is helping to bring the Sleep Out movemen...

Eco-Reps promote green UVM

Letter to the Editor

March 7, 2017

Filed under Letter to the Editor, Opinion

Dear Editor, The cover article titled "How Green is UVM?” published Feb. 22, has deeply resonated with me.While I agree that 20 percent Real Food is not where we should stop, the transition cannot happen overnight and exceeding 19% last year was a significant accomplishment.However, I think sustainability at...

UVM spent $1.6 million marketing the University

Letter to the Editor

February 3, 2017

Filed under Letter to the Editor, Opinion

Dear Editor, Last August I walked across campus and saw for the first time the banners hanging from lampposts: “Doing All Things with Purpose, Genuine Ingenuity, An Academic Ecosystem.”Such are the slogans—generic, insipid, and utterly uninspiring—those banners display, and it dismayed me to realize that U...

Pack the Gut challenge fights gender bias

Pack the Gut challenge fights gender bias

February 1, 2017

Dear Editor, Have you gone to a hockey, soccer or a basketball game at UVM? Have you ever gone to a pro...

Professor watch list: defending free speech

Professor watch list: defending free speech

January 18, 2017

Dear UVM Students, We write to inform you that as members of the faculty of the University of Vermont we ha...

Electoral College undermines the democratic process

Electoral College undermines the democratic process

December 2, 2016

Dear Editor, The framers of the U.S. Constitution created the Electoral College as a result of a compr...

Thanksgiving Survival Guide from GSWS Students

November 21, 2016

Filed under Letter to the Editor, Opinion

Dear Editor, For many, this has been a tough week. Walking the streets of Burlington, countless numbers of people can be seen wearing the grief on their faces, heads are hung low, people seem to be embracing their loved ones tighter and every conversation heard in passing is a new take on what is causing this sense of unease....

Education as a tool to stop sexual assault on campus

Education as a tool to stop sexual assault on campus

November 16, 2016

Dear Editor, UVM needs to increase efforts towards sexual assault education and awareness.This is ...

The weather is much like the mood today

The weather is much like the mood today

November 9, 2016

It is 38 degrees and rainy.  Today, I started an application for the Peace Corps, a hiatus th...

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