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Rhino horn stolen from campus; reward offered

Lindsay Freed, Cynic Correspondent

May 6, 2017

Filed under News

The University is offering a reward for information about a black rhino horn stolen from campus.   The University and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service are offering a $3,000 reward for the horn’s return and the thief’s identity, according to a May 3 Associated Press article.   Biology department ...

Burlington ranks among safest cities for kids

Burlington ranks among safest cities for kids

April 2, 2017

Burlington is among the top five safest cities for kids, according to a recent study. The st...

UVM and Burlington are one

UVM and Burlington are one

February 15, 2017

Upon our acceptance of UVM’s offer to join their community as Catamounts, we became a part of another...

Crime Log Sep. 17 to Sep. 24

Crime Log Sep. 17 to Sep. 24

September 27, 2016

SEP. 17 Police noticed two students located on the Williams Hall fire escape. They were told to ge...

Crime Log

Crime Log

September 8, 2016

AUG. 27 Officers saw a student smoking marijuana outside of University Heights North. The student was...

Students caught having sex in classroom

Bryan O'Keefe

April 15, 2016

Filed under Campus, News

Two people were witnessed engaging in a sexual act in a Lafayette Hall classroom Friday afternoon. Students reportedly saw the act prior to the 1:10 p.m. class period. It is unclear whether the two people were students, but sophomore Natalie Lewis-Vass said she recognized the man from one of her classes. “I [went] to...

Police chase ends by UVM dorm

Police chase ends by UVM dorm

February 9, 2016

A destructive high-speed chase involving a stolen car came to a stop near Jeanne Mance after collidi...

Stalker reported on Loomis Street

Stalker reported on Loomis Street

April 1, 2015

UPDATED A man has been stalking young women in downtown Burlington, police said. 34 year old Joseph...

Arraignment held for suspect of burglaries

Jill Vaglica

February 24, 2015

Filed under Campus, News

Students are upset after not being reimbursed for items that were stolen from their rooms this semester. These students said they have not even have been informed that the suspected burglar had been arrested. The Winooski man suspected of the multiple dorm burglaries was arraigned in court Feb. 17. Samuel Blatt faces burglar...

Burglar arrested after a series of thefts in dorms

Burglar arrested after a series of thefts in dorms

February 17, 2015

Last month UVM police received burglary complaints from  residence halls, Lt. Larry Magnant said. After ...

Crime Log: Jan. 31- Feb. 2

Jill Vaglica

February 10, 2015

Filed under Crime Log

Jan. 31   12:46 a.m. UVM police services received a report of two students arguing in Wilks Hall. One intoxicated student had been trying to punch himself, and the other student was trying to stop him. The intoxicated student was transported to Act 1, a 24 hour detoxification center, but was refused for being uncoope...

Former student murdered on Greene Street

Former student murdered on Greene Street

January 13, 2015

The death of a 23 year old Burlington man has been ruled a homicide by Burlington Police. Burlington...

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