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Burlington becomes a sanctuary

Burlington becomes a sanctuary

December 6, 2016

The City Council approved the decision to make Burlington a sanctuary city Nov. 8, contrary t...

The Anti-Sport

The Anti-Sport

November 30, 2016

Skateboarding is set to be in the 2020 summer Olympics in Tokyo. I’m confused. The Olympics are for ...

City makes moves to enhance streets

City makes moves to enhance streets

November 30, 2016

After years of planning, Burlington is making changes to its streets. Burlington Residents came to...

Phil Scott: the right choice for Governor to move our state forward

Jason Maulucci

November 4, 2016

Filed under Guest Commentary, Opinion

Disclaimer: Jason Maulucci is both the President of the UVM College Republicans and a staffer on Phil Scott's election campaign. During an election cycle in which the two major party nominees for president are as unpopular as they are, it is easy for voters to become disengaged and turned off by the political proce...

Lower water levels change lake’s ecosystem

Lower water levels change lake’s ecosystem

November 2, 2016

A recent water level drop in Lake Champlain has affected both the lake’s ecosystem and residents usi...

And The Kids Share Lovers

And The Kids Share Lovers

Maggie Richardson

October 26, 2016

Filed under Features

“I’m trying to wrangle everyone into a group costume...but it’s a secret!,” said And The Kids...

Ben & Jerry’s takes a political stance

Ben & Jerry’s takes a political stance

October 20, 2016

Ice cream cones and voices were raised as Black Lives Matter supporters surrounded the front of Ben &am...

Mayor seeks students’ support in downtown project

October 18, 2016

Filed under News, Vermont

Burlington’s mayor is seeking support from UVM students for renovations to downtown Burlington. Mayor Miro Weinberger addressed SGA Oct. 11 at its weekly meeting. Weinberger came to discuss this year’s referendum questions three and four, which concern the Burlington Town Center development project. “This is a great...

The ‘Real World’ of living life off-campus

Jackie Flynn

October 13, 2016

Filed under Life

Alexa Baker, junior: “I was toasting a piece of bread in the oven at 7 a.m. before class, but I forgot I had put it in there and suddenly all the fire alarms in my apartment went off. I woke up all of my roommates and they were not too happy with me.”   Anonymous, junior: "I mooned my housemate’s boyfriend by acci...

Student government organizes new visions for 2016

Kelsey Neubauer, Assistant News Editor

October 5, 2016

Filed under Campus, News

Executive members of SGA have set the course for several new initiatives this year. Upon entering their second year in office, SGA President Jason Maulucci and Vice President Tyler Davis have set a goal for SGA for the 2016 school year: holding the organization accountable in order to elevate its role in student’s lives. “[...

Where to get your music fix in Burlington

Camilla Broccolo

September 22, 2016

Filed under Columns, Life

Remember those summer days? The warm sun hitting your face, wind blowing and you’re swaying to the amazing live music. The classic image of any person at a summer concert. As sad as it is, outdoor concert and festival season is officially over and the great tunes are moving indoors. The music scene in Burlington is al...

Johnson speaks at S. Burlington rally

Johnson speaks at S. Burlington rally

August 31, 2016

Third-party presidential candidate Gary Johnson brought his campaign to Ver- mont last week. Johnson, a Li...

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