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No plan to resume fraternity activities during investigation

No plan to resume fraternity activities during investigation

Staff Report

February 7, 2019

It’s undetermined when the ban on fraternity activities will end while the investigation into a first-year’s death continues, according to Vice Provost Annie Stevens. The ban was enacted following the death of Connor Gage, a Wellness Environment student who died after attending two off-campus...

Burlington man arrested for murder

Burlington man arrested for murder

Brandon Arcari, Assistant Breaking News Editor

October 13, 2017

An attack with a meat cleaver at 72 Hyde St. Oct. 12 left one dead and one in the Intensive Care Unit at the UVM Medical Center. Aita Gurung is accused of murdering his wife and attempting to murder his mother-in-law, according to the Vermont Superior Court, in which Gurung appeared Oct. 13. H...

ACLU warns Burlington police

ACLU warns Burlington police

Meg Trogolo, Staff Writer

October 3, 2017

ACLU of Vermont is claiming Burlington police violated the First Amendment when they arrested multiple people of color. An Aug. 23 letter from ACLU of Vermont states cases in which boys and men of color were charged with disorderly conduct for what ACLU calls protected speech. The letter was sent ...

Burlington ranks among safest cities for kids

Burlington ranks among safest cities for kids

Chris Dillon, Staff Writer

April 2, 2017

Burlington is among the top five safest cities for kids, according to a recent study. The study, released in January by the data-based finance website ValuePenguin, gave Burlington high ranks for community, access to healthcare and education, but scored lower in the category related to crime.   ...

Crime log: Jan. 23 – Jan. 25

Jill Vaglica

February 3, 2015

Jan. 23   4:17 p.m. Hall staff in Living and Learning reported an anonymous sexual assault, which took place at an unknown time Jan. 16. Hall staff had received this information from a third party. Jan. 24   12:36 a.m. Police services received a report of vandalism in Mercy hall. A mai...

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