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ALANA Center may be renamed

ALANA Center may be renamed

April 12, 2016

Filed under Campus, News

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

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, Lat...

The triggered campus tyrants

Joey Brown

April 21, 2015

Filed under Opinion, Opinion Editorials

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

Filed under Opinion, Opinion Editorials

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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