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Theatre students reflect on diversity

Theatre students reflect on diversity

March 8, 2018

Amongst the whirlwind of costume fittings and script readings, the UVM theatre department is  re-eval...

Continuing the conversation about UVM’s diversity & inclusivity

Letter to the Editor

December 9, 2017

Filed under Letter to the Editor, Opinion

In the past year, Wes Richter has used “racist and threatening language,” according to an Oct. 5 Seven Days article, and J. T. Reichhelm stole the Black Lives Matter flag, according to a Sept. 29 VTDigger article. These were racist acts. Their implicit message was: UVM is not a school for black people. They don’t belo...

Debut authors discuss writing and race in on-campus talk

Addie Beach, Senior Staff Writer

November 17, 2017

Filed under Arts, Arts Regular

The weather outside may have been chilly, but last Wednesday the Sugar Maple Ballroom was filled with warm tea, comfy chairs and spirited conversation. Authors Lisa Ko and Kaitlyn Greenidge visited campus Nov. 8 to discuss their debut novels, “The Leavers” and “We Love You, Charlie Freeman” respectively. They also...

Support your fellow UVM student leaders

Support your fellow UVM student leaders

Staff Editorial

October 4, 2017

Filed under Opinion, Staff Editorial

The past two weeks on campus have been filled with protests, marches, rallies and emails about ...

Don’t let rhetoric divide us further

Don’t let rhetoric divide us further

March 22, 2017

This week, Vermont and the UVM community saw the first community-altering event of Trump’s fe...

UVM diversity training tackles Midwestern mentality

UVM diversity training tackles Midwestern mentality

December 8, 2016

On Sunday, the University held its first annual diversity training specifically focused on white, midw...

Cynic receives top award

Cynic receives top award

October 26, 2016

The Vermont Cynic has won first place nationally for coverage of UVM’s racial history. The Associat...

Black Lives Matter brings students together

Olivia Bowman and Kelsey Neubauer

October 5, 2016

Filed under Campus, News

Although the Black Lives Matter flag is no longer flying in front of the Davis Center, the discussion is far from over.   The Student Life faculty hosted a “Blackout 2.0: Creating Space to Reflect and Heal” Oct. 3 in the Davis Center as an event centered around reflection, action and healing.   Bl...

Parade paints pride in Vermont

Kelsey Neubauer, Staff Writer

September 15, 2016

Filed under Life

Rainbow pride spread throughout Burlington streets on Sunday. Hundreds marched and celebrated the LGBTQAI+ community in Burlington’s annual Pride Parade. The event, hosted by the Burlington Pride Center, is one of many throughout the country honoring the history of this group of people. In 1969, police raid...

Committee will tackle diversity

Committee will tackle diversity

April 20, 2016

Diversity and inclusion at UVM will be handled by a new committee issued by President Tom Sullivan.&...

ALANA Center may be renamed

ALANA Center may be renamed

April 12, 2016

After years of discussion, the ALANA Student Center may soon be known by a different name. The prop...

A look into the data: UVM diversity

Jacob Holzman

September 22, 2015

Filed under Campus, News

From 1995 to 2014, the overall undergraduate population at UVM has grown about 2,400 undergraduates.The UVM Sourcebook does not distinguish student populations by race. Instead, it defines students as “multicultural,” which includes students who identify as Native American, African American, Latino American, Asian American...

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