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UVM seeks to cut ’40 percent rule’

The Vermont Statehouse in Montpelier is pictured March 16. PHO- TO COURTESY OF HEADWATERS MAGAZINE

Ian Lund

March 22, 2016

The University of Vermont has tried to increase its state funding for eight years with no luck. Now, the school is trying to get new options by pushing the state to eliminate what the school calls the “40 percent rule.”   The law, established in 1959, requires UVM to set in-state tuiti...

Repeal the 40 percent rule

April 28, 2015

The human appendix is the classic example of a vestigial organ. It doesn’t really do anything, hundreds of people die a year from them exploding and millions of dollars are spent on surgeries to remove it. Unfortunately, we are all born with these vestigial organs. In Vermont, we have a vestigial l...

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