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Johnson speaks at S. Burlington rally

Johnson speaks at S. Burlington rally

Kelsey Neubauer, Assistant News Editor

August 31, 2016

Third-party presidential candidate Gary Johnson brought his campaign to Ver- mont last week. Johnson, a Libertarian, spoke to a large crowd at the Sheraton Hotel in South Burl- ington Aug. 24 and presented himself as the viable middle ground in the upcoming presi- dential election. “...

UVM Medical Center moves offices

UVM Medical Center moves offices

August 30, 2016

Hundreds of offices and employees are being relocated to a new office building by the UVM Medical Center starting next week. Three-hundred offices will be moved from their current location on 1 Burlington Square, where they have been since 1996, to a new location off of Shelburne Road, according to ...

New housing reserved for Champlain College

New housing reserved for Champlain College

Bryan O'Keefe

May 5, 2016

Changes downtown will bring hundreds of new housing units to Burlington.   As a part of the redevelopment of the Burlington Town Center mall, at least 270 residential housing units will be constructed, according to the Predevelopment Agreement between the city and property owner BTC Mall ...

Burlington mall to be redeveloped

Burlington mall to be redeveloped

April 26, 2016

Students and Burlington residents may soon be able to live above the Burlington Mall on Church Street.   The Burlington Business Association gathered local businesses, nonprofits and organizations in front of the mall entrance on Church Street April 25, to speak to the benefits of developing down...

Cricket Blue’s Io: An Exploration of Music, Myth and Agency

Cricket Blue’s Io: An Exploration of Music, Myth and Agency

Caroline Shea

April 22, 2016

“Myths and old stories feel unresolved. You want to explain them,” Taylor Smith told me as we sat down to discuss Burlington folk duo Cricket Blue’s new EP “Io.” Their new EP opens as Smith and the duo’s other half Laura Heaberlin softly croon: “When the woods were full of wolves, t...

UVM Medical center to open offices downtown

UVM Medical center to open offices downtown

Bryan O'Keefe

April 21, 2016

The University of Vermont Medical Center will be leasing office space in the heart of downtown Burlington.   As a part of the current redevelopment project of the Burlington Town Center, the Medical Center will open non-clinical office space to support an additional 350 to 400 administrative jobs, ...

Dean of CAS: Who is the real Bill Falls?

Dean of CAS: Who is the real Bill Falls?

Greta Bjornson

April 8, 2016

Few can say that their dean has a pierced ear, rides a motorcycle and is learning to fly a plane. But, for students in the College of Arts and Sciences, Bill Falls checks all of those boxes. Falls is a member of the psychology department and is principal investigator at the Falls Laboratory of Be...

Bonded over a broken down bus

Bonded over a broken down bus

Allie Parkin

April 8, 2016

I’ve always loved a good adventure - I read a lot of books when I was young, following lone heroes on brave and arduous quests. These quests rarely ever started with overheated engines or drunken Spaniards starting dance parties on the upper floor of a crippled double decker bus, but I guess every adv...

Tricks to keep your party green

Tricks to keep your party green

Erin Lucey

April 7, 2016

Emerging from Burlington’s warmest winter on record, one might want a drink or two to forget the ever-melting ice caps, the expanding hole in the ozone layer and the impending mass extinction of species held near and dear. With that in the back of your mind, how possible is it to keep your partyin...

Graveyard Shift: A Night at WRUV

Graveyard Shift: A Night at WRUV

Frances King

March 16, 2016

Because of the WRUV graveyard shifts, the Davis Center is the UVM facility that never sleeps. The graveyards, late night shifts reserved for new and training DJ’s,  are a mixture of scary and fun, said first-year Ashley Claude. Though being in the Davis Center late at night can be a bit daun...

Ben & Jerry’s widens milk horizons

Ben & Jerry’s widens milk horizons

Chris Leow

March 2, 2016

Vermont’s ice cream icons, Ben and Jerry, want everyone to be able to enjoy their delicious ice cream flavors. After much prompting from fans and months of development, Ben & Jerry’s has finally revealed the highly anticipated dairy-free ice cream pints for consumers who are vegan or can’t t...

Hypocrisy among youth vote

Hypocrisy among youth vote

Bex Adams

March 1, 2016

College students love to root for candidates, plaster bumper stickers on their laptops and bash whichever candidate they deem most likely to cause the world to end, but registering to vote and voting are getting more rare in our generation. I bought a shirt with Bernie Sanders’ face on it before I...

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