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Board of trustees votes to rename the library

Board of trustees votes to rename the library

Lee Hughes, Assistant News Editor

October 26, 2018

Sawyer Loftus The decision making body of the University, the board of trustees, unanimously voted to approve the renaming of Bailey/Howe Library during their biannual meeting Oct. 26, making the name change official and meeting social justice group NoNames for Justice’s demand to remove Guy Bai...

Committee votes to remove name from library

A busy Howe Library bustles with students around this time last year.

Sawyer Loftus, Assistant Breaking News Editor

October 19, 2018

A UVM committee has unanimously voted in favor of removing former University President Guy Bailey’s name from the Bailey/Howe Library. The renaming committee released a report Oct. 16 detailing their recommendation to remove Bailey’s name. In March 2018, the board of trustees created the Renamin...

Proposal to remove Guy Bailey’s name from library open to public comment

Proposal to remove Guy Bailey's name from library open to public comment

Sawyer Loftus, Senior Staff Writer

August 20, 2018

The UVM board of trustees is looking for community comment on the proposed removal of former UVM president Guy Bailey’s name from the Bailey/Howe Library. Demands for a name change stem from a March 22 statement from student group NoNames for Justice, who felt the name was inappropriate given B...

Laptop thief arrested

Laptop thief arrested

Sawyer Loftus, Senior Staff Writer

May 6, 2018

A man was arrested following a string of thefts in Bailey/Howe Library. Gavin Tyson of Rutland County, Vermont was arrested April 14 by UVM police. Tyson was arrested for  grand larceny, possession of stolen property, fraudulent use of a credit card and providing false information to a police offic...

We can rename buildings

We can rename buildings

Staff Editorial

March 28, 2018

Two weeks ago, the board of trustees created a committee to discuss renaming buildings on campus. For over a year, students have called for the renaming of Perkins Hall and Bailey/Howe library. The committee will use a list of criteria developed by Yale University to decide whether or not to rename...

NoNames demands new names

NoNames demands new names

Joey Waldinger and Brandon Arcari

March 26, 2018

This article updated from a previous version at 7:18 p.m. Following protests, a board-of-trustees-appointed committee is considering renaming campus buildings, but student activists are frustrated after being left out of the decision-making process. The Building Renaming Advisory Committee, which will ...

Court case against UVM student dismissed

Genevieve Winn

Brandon Arcari, Assistant Breaking News Editor

January 3, 2018

A hate speech case against a UVM continuing education student has been dismissed by the Vermont Superior Court. Judge David Fenster threw out the case against Wesley Richter, citing lack of probable cause, according to a Jan. 2  email sent to students from University communications. Richter ...

Bailey/Howe houses artist books display

Bailey/Howe houses artist books display

Enola Mercer, Staff Writer

November 15, 2017

On the ground floor of the Bailey/Howe, the smell of old paper replaces the scent of fresh brewed coffee from the Cyber Cafe. The quiet room that house Special Collections filled up with seasoned book collectors and curious newbies alike on Nov. 10 for the annual visit from Vamp and Tramp Booksellers....

Library Lookout

Katie Brobst, Assistant Life Editor

October 19, 2017

Some students go to the library to quickly print homework between classes. Others show up at 8 a.m. sharp and have to be shoved out by the closing staff. As a member of the second group I can never get enough of Bailey/Howe Library. There are so many amazing things about a place filled with books. The Cyber Caf...

Student under investigation: Police called to Bailey/Howe library twice in two weeks

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Lauren Schnepf, Assistant News Editor

October 19, 2017

The UVM police are investigating two separate incidents that occurred at Bailey/Howe Library in October. On Oct. 10, continuing education student Evan Friedman was placed under investigation following a trespass order, said Tim Bilodeau, deputy chief of UVM police services. On Oct. 1, continuing educati...

Library changes to inclusive restrooms

Library changes to inclusive restrooms

Kelsey Neubauer, Assistant News Editor

September 1, 2016

The library will now have restrooms for students of all genders. Bailey/Howe Library an- nounced Aug. 28 they are converting four restrooms to gender-inclusive, multi-stall re- strooms on the second and third floors of the library. Last semester, students rallied for gender-inclusive r...

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