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UVM to offer minor in international politics

February 25, 2016

Filed under Campus, News

A new minor in international politics will be available to UVM students starting in August.The political science department is offering the minor due to an increase in student interest in the subject, department chair Robert Bartlett said.The department is bringing in a new professor, Peter Henne, who specializes in Middle Eastern politi...

SGA objects taxation of Greek houses

Kelsey Neubauer, Assistant News Editor

February 24, 2016

Filed under Campus, News

Greek life has received new support from SGA in their efforts to remain tax exempt. SGA passed a resolution Feb. 16 in support of bill H725, which will allow Greek housing to be tax exempt, SGA President Jason Maulucci said. As such, he said he will be joining members of Greek life in Montpelier Feb. 23 to lobby in support of ...

Crime Log

February 24, 2016

Filed under Crime Log, News

FEB. 14 10:49 A.M.A person saw a suspicious looking male standing in the bushes by Slade Hall. Police were called, but no one was found when they arrived.FEB. 16 2:29 P.M.Police received a report of a group of people destroying plants at Fort Ethan Allen. They were gone when officers arrived to the scene.FEB. 19 10:07 P.M.A marijuana g...

SGA Updates Feb. 16

<p>SGA Updates Feb. 16</p>

Alexandra Shannon

February 24, 2016

Filed under Campus, News

Dean of Nursing and Health Sciences visits SGA Patty Prelock, dean of the College of Nursing and Hea...

UVM rescue to have a new facility

UVM rescue to have a new facility

February 24, 2016

UVM Rescue is spending $1.6 million to build a new facility to house their ambulances and on duty st...

<p>ALANA moves to L/L in fall 2016</p>

ALANA moves to L/L in fall 2016

February 12, 2016

Students will soon be able to access the ALANA Student Center on Athletic Campus. The Center is moving...

Campaign raises $250 million

Campaign raises $250 million

February 12, 2016

Over $250 million has been raised for UVM’s Move Mountains campaign, the largest fundraising campaig...

Vt. debates legalizing cannabis

February 11, 2016

Filed under News, Vermont

Vermont is debating becoming the fifth state in the U.S. to legalize the recreational use of marijuana.Vermont would be the first state in the union to legalize through legislation - all other states have used a popular vote.The proposed bill, S-241, is currently before the State Senate committee on economic development, ho...

<p>Sullivan requests increase in state funding</p>

Sullivan requests increase in state funding

February 10, 2016

President Tom Sullivan visited the Statehouse Jan. 27 to ask the House and Senate Committees on Education...

Students go campaigning in New Hampshire

February 9, 2016

Filed under News, Vermont

UVM students campaigned in New Hampshire this past weekend, in preparation for the state’s primary.A local student group, UVM Students for Bernie Sanders, bused students to New Hampshire Feb. 6 to Feb. 9.He said he saw a broad spectrum of political views while campaigning.First-year Adrian Burnett is one student who volunt...

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...

SGA Updates Feb. 2

<p><b>SGA Updates Feb. 2 </b></p>

Alexandra Shannon

February 9, 2016

Filed under Campus, News

Dean of the Rubenstein School visits Student Senate Dean Nancy Matthews of the Rubenstein School spoke ...

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