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Black Lives Matter flag stolen overnight

Kelsey Neubauer, Assistant News Editor

September 25, 2016

The Black Lives Matter flag was removed by an unknown person Saturday night, according to an email from Beverly Colston, director of the ALANA Student Center.   The disappearance of the flag is being investigated by police as an act of vandalism, Colston said in the email.   “Ple...

UVM raises Black Lives Matter flag

UVM raises Black Lives Matter flag

Kelsey Neubauer, Assistant News Editor

September 23, 2016

A photo of a Black Lives Matter flag flying outside the Davis Center has garnered national media attention.   UVM’s African, Latino(a), Asian and Native American Student Center will be hosting a “Black Out” event to support the flag being raised, sophomores Akilah Ho-Young and Hayde...

$66 million donated to medical school

$66 million donated to medical school

September 23, 2016

A record-breaking $66 million has been donated to the UVM Medical School.   President Tom Sullivan, along with members of the board of trustees, faculty and students of the College of Medicine, announced the largest gift in UVM history: a $66 million endowment by alumnus Dr. Robert Larner ...

UVM ethics center gets new name

UVM ethics center gets new name

Bryan O'Keefe

September 22, 2016

Due to student confusion, the Center for Student Ethics & Standards has been renamed. The Center for Student Ethics & Standards has been renamed the Center for Stu- dent Conduct, director Kim Martin said. The name change occurred this past summer. The name change serves as an ac...

Econ professor is recognized

September 22, 2016

One of UVM’s most prestigious professorships has just been awarded, adding to the number of professors to bear the Green and Gold title. Jane Knodell, professor of economics, was awarded the Mark J. Zwynenburg Green and Gold Professorship for her dedication and hard work at UVM. The p...

Environmental Institute may replace Gund

September 21, 2016

A University-wide institute for the environment may soon replace the currently-standing Gund Institute. The Institute for the Environment will be a collaborative research facility based on the United Nation’s 17 Sustainable Development goals, Taylor Ricketts, director of the Gund Institu...

FallFest artist picked by students

September 20, 2016

The lineup for this year’s FallFest has been locked in and the genre is hip-hop, junior Jack Hockman, a concert committee member for UVM Program Board, said. Students will be working around the clock from Oct. 13 until after the concert has ended Oct. 14, he said. “I’ll be on call ...

Students bring conservative voices forward

September 20, 2016

Conservative students have new outlets to share their thoughts and engage in discussions with other students on campus. Students for Concealed Carry announced their arrival on campus while Turning Point USA and Young Americans for Liberty tabled for student support in the Davis Center Sept. 1...

Police charge first-year with sexual assault

Police charge first-year with sexual assault

September 20, 2016

UVM Police Services have cited a first-year student on charges of sexual assault. Andrew Church Clark was cited in court for sexual assault Sept. 20 as part of a joint investigation between UVM Police and the Chittenden Unit for Special Investigations, according to a Sept. 20 CatAlert. This CatA...

SGA Updates 9/11/2016

SGA Updates 9/11/2016

Caroline Alkire

September 14, 2016

  President Sullivan addresses senators President Sullivan reported on Summer University at UVM; 5,400 students took summer classes this year.   He also praised the peer to peer program created by the SGA.   SGA seeks new dining plan   Senators discussed t...

Construction to begin on medical library

Kelsey Neubauer, Assistant News Editor

September 8, 2016

Innovative models of educa- tion are driving the creation of a new space for UVM students studying medicine.   Construction on a new Learning Commons within the Dana Medical Library will begin in October, combining the latest in classroom and education technology, Marianne Burke, director...

Crime Log

Crime Log

Bryan O'Keefe

September 8, 2016

AUG. 27 Officers saw a student smoking marijuana outside of University Heights North. The student was sent to the Center for Student Conduct. Marijuana, a pipe and alcohol were confiscated.   AUG. 28 Officers saw a student smoking marijuana in the amphitheater. A grinder, rolling papers, mar...

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