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Perspectives: Professors need to meet students where they’re at

Perspectives: Professors need to meet students where they're at
Sara Klimek, Senior Environmental Studies Major November 19, 2020

This year has certainly been like no other academic year for UVM students. While we have seen great resilience in our ability to shift classes from in-person to online formats within a matter of...

Letter to the editor: Open letter from alumnx to UVM administration regarding campus climate

Letter to the editor: Open letter from alumnx to UVM administration regarding campus climate
Letter to the Editor October 12, 2020

October 5, 2020    Dear President Garimella, Leadership Team, Board of Trustees, President’s Commission, Shared Governance Advisory Councils, and University of Vermont Community,  As...

Prestigious professors concerned about new cuts

The clocktower of the Ira Allen Chapel stands in front of a background of cloudless sky, Oct. 5. The clock currently does not keep the correct time because of mechanical issues.
Letter to the Editor September 8, 2020

We, the undersigned, are recipients of the University of Vermont’s highest awards for teaching, scholarship, and community commitment. Our group includes winners of the George V. Kidder Outstanding...

Letter to the Editor: What does it feel like to be away from home in the time of a pandemic? 

Letter to the Editor: What does it feel like to be away from home in the time of a pandemic? 
Letter to the Editor June 25, 2020

Letter to the Editor Shuvan Shrestha ’21  The most vulnerable UVM student group right now are UVM students living on-campus, most of whom are international students, unable to go home, alone by...

Letter to the Editor: Read the room

Letter to the Editor: Read the room
Letter to the Editor June 16, 2020

Letter to the Editor Sean Brewer '21 I was the only Black person in all of my classes last semester. That simple sentence was to give you a basic understanding of the enforced isolation Black and Brown...

LTE: Explaining UVM finance from Executive Director of News and Public Affairs

Williams Hall stands on College Row, March 5. The building has stood on UVM's campus since 1896.
Enrique Corredera May 6, 2020

Letter to the Editor: An opinion piece you published recently, “Why UVM needs a student union,” contains numerous errors and shows a fundamental lack of understanding about how the university operates. The...

Food pantry doesn’t solve bigger problem

Food pantry doesn’t solve bigger problem
Letter to the Editor March 6, 2020

Last week, UVM saw an unprecedented event: the opening of an on-campus food pantry for students and UVM community members. It was heralded by SGA President Jillian Scannell, a senior, several food activism...

UVM, strive for transparency

UVM, strive for transparency
Letter to the Editor January 29, 2020

In October 2019, posters went up across campus warning of exclusion on the Incentive Based Budgeting steering committee, pending academic cuts, pay inequality and a worrying New England Commission of Higher...

Letter to the Editor: How UVM’s values align with divestment

Letter to the Editor: How UVM's values align with divestment
Letter to the Editor December 9, 2019

Letter to the Editor Sophia Smith '21 Chair, SGA Committee on the Environment Member, Socially Responsible Investment Advisory Council Undergraduate Representative, Budget and financing...

Letter to the Editor: Understand bias behind “Perspectives”

Letter to the Editor: Understand bias behind “Perspectives”
Letter to the Editor December 5, 2019

Last summer, UVM student leaders were invited to attend Maccabee Task Force’s Perspectives Trip, a propaganda campaign designed to obscure the brutal Israeli occupation of Palestine. Unfortunately,...

Letter to the Editor: Organize UVM to share divesting proposal

Letter to the Editor: Organize UVM to share divesting proposal
Letter to the Editor October 23, 2019

The climate movement has been gaining necessary momentum over the last few weeks. Climate science doesn’t lie, and people are increasingly acknowledging the urgency of climate change. One of many institutions...

Collective work drives divestment

Collective work drives divestment
Letter to the Editor October 9, 2019

By Sara Klimek '21 In a recent Cynic article, UVM’s newest leader of sustainability, Richard Cate, said UVM was not planning to divest from fossil fuels under President Suresh Garimella’s administration. Cate’s...

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