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BSU Fashion Show breaks from tradition

BSU Fashion Show breaks from tradition

Keely Lyons, Staff Writer

February 27, 2019

UVM’s Black Student Union held their annual fashion show Feb. 23 at 7 p.m. in the Davis Center’s Grand Maple Ballroom. This year’s theme was “Paint it Black,” and it defied tradition in many ways. Typically, clothing is the centerpiece of the show, but this year, the models were front a...

BSU fashion show celebrates black culture

BSU fashion show celebrates black culture

Addie Beach and Lilly Young

February 27, 2018

Decked in sleek jackets and rainbows of silky prints, models twirled hips, did splits and circled each other to thudding beats. Behind them, an array of African flags is lit in soft pinks and purples. The hosts interject just long enough to engage the dancing audience in “Black Panther” ref...

Do Confederate monuments have artistic merit?

Bridget Higdon, Assistant Arts Editor

October 4, 2017

In recent months, Americans across the country have been questioning the definition of art and the purpose of monuments in our time. When UVM’s Black Students Union presented a list of of demands to President Tom Sullivan on Sept. 25, it caused this national conversation to come knocking at...

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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