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Club seeks representation with flag raising

Club seeks representation with flag raising

Mateo Cardenas-Clarimon, Staff Writer

September 27, 2018

A breeze blew across the oval as a crowd slowly gathered outside of the Davis Center. Students and Alianza Latinx members stood in the shade as they waited for the event to begin. Alianza Latinx, a Latin and Hispanic identity group, raised a flag displaying a collage of flags from different Lat...

Top Cats sanctioned by SGA

Top Cats sanctioned by SGA

Lee Hughes and Lindsay Freed

May 9, 2018

SGA voted May 9 to sanction Top Cats, an a capella group, for promotional material depicting three members as a mariachi band, which SGA referred to as cultural appropriation. The group will be required to undergo social justice training at the beginning of the fall 2018 and spring 2019 semesters t...

UVM students organize racial justice forum

UVM students organize racial justice forum

Alex Verret, Cynic Correspondent

October 13, 2017

Following a march lead by student leaders accompanied by a list of demands and emails from the president’s office, UVM students held a racial injustice forum. A group of students who presented a list of demands to President Tom Sullivan Sept. 27 hosted the forum Sept. 30. The Student Forum ...

Students present list of demands to President Sullivan

Students present list of demands to President Sullivan

Brandon Arcari, Assistant Breaking News Editor

September 26, 2017

UVM students led by student diversity organizations presented a list of demands to UVM administration Monday, citing racial injustice on multiple levels at the University. The list, addressed to President Tom Sullivan and University administration, was posted to Facebook and later presented in person t...

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