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Parade paints pride in Vermont

Kelsey Neubauer, Staff Writer

September 15, 2016

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 ...

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. The President’s Commission for Inclusive Excellence is made up of University staff, faculty and students that have “demonstrated leadership in and a deep commitment to diversity, multicultural co...

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 proposed name change coincides with the African, Latino(a), Asian and Native American Center moving from the Blundell House on Redstone Campus to the Living/ Learning Complex. The name change was orig...

A look into the data: UVM diversity

Jacob Holzman

September 22, 2015

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, Lat...

The triggered campus tyrants

Joey Brown

April 21, 2015

Last Thursday, American Enterprise Institute scholar and author of “Who Stole Feminism?” Christina Hoff Summers spoke at Georgetown University, at the invitation of a campus conservative group. She was greeted by GU students who held up signs warning that Ms. Sommers’ speech may “contain discussions o...

Rethink diversity courses

Joey Oteng

March 10, 2015

Diversity is defined simply as difference, variety or a range of things. There are few things that unite the various academic departments at UVM. All students must take two “diversity” courses. The courses are partitioned into “race and racism in the U.S.” and another covering “human and ...

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