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Concerns after rape on campus

Concerns after rape on campus

Julianne Lesch, Staff Writer

March 6, 2019

A recent rape on campus has raised concerns about dorm safety and resources available to victims. Thirty-seven year old Tyson Cyphers, an Essex Junction resident, was arrested Feb. 23 on three different charges that occured on campus. He is charged with aggravated sexual assault, stalking and thef...

Threat of violence prompts CatAlert

Threat of violence prompts CatAlert

Bryan O'Keefe

March 16, 2016

The UVM community was alerted through the CatAlert system regarding potential violent threats made toward a current student Sunday. Ronald Reda, a man in his late 40s, reportedly threatened to harm the student, who is his former girlfriend, as well as possibly threatening to commit murder-suicide, ...

New safety device allows for peace of mind

New safety device allows for peace of mind

Bex Adams

February 10, 2016

Guard llamas are known to keep livestock safe from predators. Perhaps we should have a llama on every street corner in Burlington as a  safety measure. However, since we are a campus and not a farm, guard llamas now take shape as a pocket-sized device and still provide safety from predators. ...

Construction to continue beyond 2019

<p>Construction to continue beyond 2019</p>

January 28, 2016

UVM and the UVM Medical Center are preparing for on-campus construction beyond 2019 due to the amount of buildings under construction.Construction is divided into three phases: the STEM labo- ratory, the classroom and office buildings which are to be completed in 2019 as well as multiple smaller projects...

UVM Bans Hoverboards

Bryan O'Keefe

January 27, 2016

Self-balancing two-wheeled boards, or “hoverboards,” will no longer be allowed in UVM residence halls, according to an email sent out by ResLife on Jan. 11.   The ban was discussed over winter break and finalized in early January when faculty returned to school, University Fire Marshal...

Campus shooting: a UVM outlook

October 28, 2015

There have been 54 school shootings so far in 2015, 24 of which took place on college campuses, according to Everytown for Gun Safety, a gun safety advocacy movement.Of these campus shootings, 17 resulted in injury or death, not including suicides.Some UVM faculty said they wouldn’t know what to do if ...

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