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COVID-19 at UVM: Despite new cases among students, overall positivity rate remains low

In the second week of the semester, students trickle into the Davis Center for their mandatory weekly COVID-19 test.

Staff Report

September 17, 2020

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Despite promise of daily test results, UVM, city and state cannot produce numbers

In the second week of the semester, students trickle into the Davis Center for their mandatory weekly COVID-19 test.

Irene Choi, Assistant News Editor

September 9, 2020

The University of Vermont will not release comprehensive data each day about the deadly virus’ spread throughout the UVM community, despite claims that they are committed to a 24-hour test result turn around. And contrary to reassurance that the University is delivering on this front, neither t...

Testing questions go unanswered

Testing questions go unanswered

Staff Editorial

September 8, 2020

Thursday night, after a whole day of waiting for UVM to post the new testing numbers to their coronavirus dashboard, our News Editor texted our Managing Editor when the numbers finally went up.  They were both confused. The night before, in a Zoom press conference, Burlington’s Chief Inno...

BREAKING: At least one UVM student has been suspended after breaking COVID policies, says mayor

Mayor Miro Weinberger (left) and Brian Lowe, Burlington’s Chief Innovation Officer (right), discuss UVM's disciplinary policies for breaking COVID-19 rules during a Sept. 2 press briefing over Zoom.

Ella Ruehsen, Cynic News Reporter

September 2, 2020

At least one UVM student has been removed from campus for violating state and city COVID-19 policies, the city of Burlington announced in a press briefing today.  At 2 p.m. Sept. 2 Burlington Mayor Miro Weinberger and Brian Lowe, Burlington’s Chief Innovation Officer announced that all Burlington ...

COVID-19 testing available to UVM students on campus

COVID-19 testing site set up by the national guard to the right of the Waterman building June 4.

Lilly Page, Cynic News Reporter

June 4, 2020

COVID-19 tests will be available on campus to UVM students returning to Vermont in June so that they do not have to travel to get tested.  UVM is collaborating with the Vermont Department of Health and members of the Vermont National Guard to provide students with testing in the Waterman building parkin...

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