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Michigan jeweler comes to Burlington

Michigan jeweler comes to Burlington

March 17, 2015

A new award-winning artist has arrived in Burlington.Denise Fletcher, owner of Deda Jewelry, creates ...

UVM talks ‘walk of shame’

UVM talks ‘walk of shame’

March 16, 2015

It’s 7 a.m, you’re in the clothes from the night before.You may be tired, nervous and embarrassed ...

Living in the Sheraton

Living in the Sheraton

February 17, 2015

As the Housing Master Plan gets underway, Upperclassmen will face limited options for on-campus housing next ...

Your town, your vote

February 3, 2015

Filed under Opinion, Staff Editorial

Over the next four weeks, the race for city council will be on.This is no ordinary city council election, though. The creation of a new, student-majority district gives us a unique chance to elect new representatives for the first time in university and city history.In many ways, a city councilor elected for and by students ...

UPDATE: Greene Street murder linked to “drugs and drug distribution”, police say

UPDATE: Greene Street murder linked to “drugs and drug distribution”, police say

January 20, 2015

The investigation continues in the case of the homicide that occurred on Greene Street Jan. 3. Form...

New ‘taxi-hailing’ app launched

New ‘taxi-hailing’ app launched

January 13, 2015

A new taxi-hailing app launched in Burlington Dec. 10, joining the recent taxi-hailing app, Uber.Mar...

No smoking on Church Street

December 9, 2014

Filed under Vermont

A smoking ban approved by the Burlington City Council on four blocks of Church Street.The Burlington City Council met Nov. 10 to vote on the ban, which was passed 11 to 3, according to City Council members. Bianka Legrand of Ward 7 was in favor of the ban.The smoking ban will help families with small children feel more welcom...

Bringing HIV/AIDS awareness to Burlington

Heather Rankine

November 24, 2014

Filed under Life

HIV/AIDS Awareness Week starts Dec. 1 and will include educational events, a rally and a twilight vigil. This event is put on by Partners In Health, a Boston based organization whose goal is to provide medical care to individuals in need through relationships with other organizations, according to the Partners In Health website. The...

Concert not too cheesy

Concert not too cheesy

Jon Zinter

November 18, 2014

Filed under Arts

Three intricate light displays cast six triumphant silhouettes in rainbow colored light Nov. 15. The...

Junior comedian crowned champ

Junior comedian crowned champ

November 18, 2014

At just 20 years old, Grant Robin is the youngest comedian to win the Vermont’s Funniest Comedian comp...

Sipping on the dream

November 18, 2014

Filed under Columns, Life

The Dream Machine, an Indian Pale Lager from The Magic Hat Brewery, is one of the first of its kind.The IPL has become the “hipster’s” choice of beer, with its very potent bitterness created by the hops during the brew.The strong bitterness is a tell-tale sign that the IPL has its place on the micro brew game.It is al...

Students advise class

Danielle Goglia

November 11, 2014

Filed under Life

Questionnaires, high school students and Spanish all filled campus Nov. 5 when Burlington High School students flooded UVM’s campus as part of a social learning initiative. As part of the initiative, students in the UVM class Spanish 052 met with high school students to discuss UVM and college goals, all in Spanish. “It was really fun...

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