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Struggle to sublet hinder studying abroad

Struggle to sublet hinder studying abroad

December 6, 2016

Filed under News, Vermont

For some students, the ability to sublet may be just as important a factor as rent and location...

Burlington becomes a sanctuary

Burlington becomes a sanctuary

December 6, 2016

The City Council approved the decision to make Burlington a sanctuary city Nov. 8, contrary t...

Mental help spikes

Mental help spikes

Erika B. Lewy

December 6, 2016

Filed under Campus, News

The increase in students requesting mental health services at UVM — particularly during finals —m...

Clean Energy Fund to get financial facelift

December 1, 2016

Filed under Campus, News

The Clean Energy Fund is being restructured to have students more involved in choosing what projects the money goes toward. The CEF is funded by a $10 contribution included in the cost of tuition. It started in 2008 and is meant to help reduce UVM’s own greenhouse gas emissions, as well as educate students thr...

City makes moves to enhance streets

City makes moves to enhance streets

November 30, 2016

After years of planning, Burlington is making changes to its streets. Burlington Residents came to...

Food choices impact chronic pain symptoms

Kassondra Little

November 30, 2016

Filed under Campus, News, Vermont

A beaming Kimberly Evans, UVM Medical Center nutritionist, set up a table of food for her presentation in front of a crowd of eager attendants in Davis Auditorium Nov. 15. Along with 27 other institutions, UVM is a part of a nationwide movement known as the Teaching Kitchen Collaborative, which enhances patient well-bei...

Professor finds racial bias in health services

Erika B. Lewy

November 29, 2016

Filed under Campus, News, Vermont

Mental health professionals may be more likely to take on new white patients than black patients according to a new study. The study, conducted by UVM researchers, found racial bias in mental health services. Professor Lance Smith lead the team. “We noticed that ‘Lakisha’ was more likely to receive a messa...

School welcomes Mosaic Center to campus

Chloe Chaobal

November 15, 2016

Filed under Campus, News

For the third time in its existence, the ALANA Student Center has officially changed its name. The African, Latino(a), Asian and Native American Student Center formally opened it’s doors to the community in an open house celebration Nov. 10, where it announced its name change to the Mosaic Center for Students of Color. ...

$1 million donated to help bike paths

$1 million donated to help bike paths

November 15, 2016

A check of over $1 million was presented to Mayor Miro Weinberger by The Parks Foundation to improve...

Burlington residents: love will ‘Trump’ hate

Erika B. Lewy

November 15, 2016

Filed under Election, News, Vermont

Hundreds of protesters braved near freezing temperatures Nov. 11, to attend a 7 p.m. vigil for “inclusiveness, kindness, and empathy” following the election Nov. 8.   The vigil concluded a day of protesting in and around City Hall Park on Friday. As night fell, calls for peace, hope, and unity could not calm the ang...

VT Democratic Party celebrates the newly elected

VT Democratic Party celebrates the newly elected

November 15, 2016

Tears of happiness, sorrow and uncertainty were shed at the Vermont Democratic Party election reception. V...

Campus services support students after election

Campus services support students after election

November 15, 2016

From the Waterman building to the Living/Learning Center, students found support following the results o...

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