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Mayor asks UVM to help pay for development

Colin Bushweller

November 15, 2016

Filed under Campus, News, Vermont

Streets and sidewalks will be revamped over the next ten years and the city wants UVM to help pay. The mayor has requested $10 million from UVM and Champlain College by 2026. The city of Burlington is hoping to receive money from these institutions to counteract the tax-exempt statuses of the 8,000 students who live...

Company foots UVM’s solar panels

Company foots UVM’s solar panels

November 10, 2016

Solar panels are on track for installation on four buildings on-campus next year.   Solar p...

First-year break parking denied

First-year break parking denied

November 10, 2016

Parking on campus will not be an option during the period between Thanksgiving and winter break for first-year...

Trump sign marked with Swastika found near Hillel

Trump sign marked with Swastika found near Hillel

November 9, 2016

A student found a campaign sign with a spray painted swastika Nov. 9. Sophomore Isabelle Schechter discovered a ca...

Middlebury hosts civil rights activist

Chloe Chaobal

November 9, 2016

Filed under News, Vermont

Over a hundred people congregated in a chapel at Middlebury College to address recent racial tensions. UVM’s Black Student Union took 22 students to listen to Shaun King, nationally renowned civil rights activist and senior justice writer for the New York Daily News, speak Nov. 1. “I think it’s really an honor t...

Health expert calls on students

Health expert calls on students

November 8, 2016

Hundreds added to the congestion and clamor of Ira Allen Chapel as they squeezed into the pews. When...

ResLife promotes themed housing

November 8, 2016

Filed under Campus, News

Next academic year, 75 percent of first-year students will live in programmed housing. Students have no official input as of right now, said Joe Russell, associate director of residential education for ResLife. “There is a certain level of planning that has to happen at the administration level, and once that planning goes on...

Lower water levels change lake’s ecosystem

Lower water levels change lake’s ecosystem

November 2, 2016

A recent water level drop in Lake Champlain has affected both the lake’s ecosystem and residents usi...

Community marches against assaults

Community marches against assaults

Colin Bushweller

November 2, 2016

Filed under Campus, News, Vermont

Cold weather and icy sleet did not prevent dozens of UVM students from marching in solidarity to prote...

UVM police investigate reports of break-ins at University Heights

UVM police investigate reports of break-ins at University Heights

November 1, 2016

Multiple residents of University Heights South experienced break-ins over a two night period. UVM...

UVM Foundation to begin search for new president

UVM Foundation to begin search for new president

October 24, 2016

The UVM Foundation is planning to conduct a national search for a new President and CEO. Universit...

Vice President visits catamount country to promote cancer innovation

Vice President visits catamount country to promote cancer innovation

October 23, 2016

The vice president sat on common ground with UVM medical experts, joined by a single enemy: cancer. V...

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