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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 ...

Waterman takeover ends, protesters return home

Waterman takeover ends, protesters return home

Joey Waldinger, Ben Elfland, Lee Hughes, Oliver Pomazi, Alek Fleury, Kyra Chevalier, Brandon Arcari, and Meg Trogolo

February 26, 2018

Just after 9:30 p.m., protesters rolled up sleeping bags, cleaned up litter in the halls and gathered food they’d brought in preparation of a night on the floors of classrooms and hallways in the Waterman building. The leadership instructed protesters to clean up and leave Waterman building, rather ...

Student activists take over Waterman building, intend to stay for days

Student activists take over Waterman building, intend to stay for days

Cynic Staff Report

February 26, 2018

Update 3:21 p.m. NoNames for Justice requested sleeping bags on Facebook, saying "we're staying at Waterman," and telling people to stay if they are in the building. The third-ever Waterman takeover began at the University of Vermont at 1 p.m. Feb. 26. More than 250 protesters from student raci...

Ben & Jerry’s takes a political stance

Ben & Jerry’s takes a political stance

Alexandra Shannon

October 20, 2016

Ice cream cones and voices were raised as Black Lives Matter supporters surrounded the front of Ben & Jerry’s on Church Street. Members of Black Lives Matter Vermont met outside of the scoop shop to show their solidarity for the company Saturday. Ben & Jerry’s announced their support ...

Police, race topic of new UVM study

Police, race topic of new UVM study

April 26, 2016

A UVM economics professor presented a study to the Burlington City Council April 11 showing differences in how races are treated by Burlington police officers. Stephanie Seguino, a professor at UVM since 2007, has released three previous reports on this subject for various Vermont agencies, and h...

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