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Three study tips by way of Capitol Hill

Three study tips by way of Capitol Hill
Abby Robins August 30, 2019

As summer ends, I have been reflecting on my experience working as a legislative intern in Sen. Patrick Leahy’s office on Capitol Hill. I had opportunities to attend briefings, write memoranda for senior...

Engage in democracy and vote

Engage in democracy and vote
Staff Editorial October 17, 2018

The polls open for many of our state and local midterms Nov. 6. As we enter this election season, people all over the country are starting to feel the pressures of voter turnout. But because news media...

Student starts national petition

Student starts national petition
Sawyer Loftus, Assistant Breaking News Editor September 17, 2018

After a UVM sophomore reported her rape to University officials, she found a hole in UVM Policy allowing dismissed students to avoid disclosing past misconduct. Sophomore Syd Ovitt started a petition...

The NSA is watching us and we should be afraid

Simon Bupp-Chickering February 23, 2018

We were warned, but we didn’t listen. In 2013 Edward Snowden exposed how the National Security Agency was surveilling U.S. citizens under the guise of Section 702 of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance...

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