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Students Demand Divestment

Students Demand Divestment

Staff Report

October 25, 2017


Filed under News

Student activists called upon the board of trustees to divest from fossil fuels in a silent protest Oct. 20. While the budget, finance and investment committee met, Student Climate Culture and Young Progressives entered Silentered Ballroom with signs demanding fossil fuel divestment. The students ...

Day 2: live at the board of trustees meeting

Day 2: live at the board of trustees meeting

Cynic Staff

October 21, 2017


Filed under Campus, Headliners, News

Saturday: 8 a.m. During public comment, three students involved in the social and racial justice campaign at UVM spoke to the board. Sophomore Harmony Edosomwan, BSU president, said the University-wide annual reports neglect to mention the wellbeing of  students of color and that their experiences...

Board of Trustees to discuss housing changes, fossil fuel divestment

Board of Trustees to discuss housing changes, fossil fuel divestment

Emma Jarnagin and Alex Verret

October 19, 2017


Filed under News

The UVM board of trustees will meet Friday Oct. 20 and Saturday Oct. 21 for its quarterly meeting. Topics including diversity, tuition increases, updates and new uses for residence halls will be discussed, according to the trustees board book. Tom Gustafson, Vice President for University Relations...

Shumlin Talks Divestment

Shumlin Talks Divestment

Kelsey Neubauer, Assistant News Editor

April 19, 2016


Filed under Campus, News

Representatives in politics, education and business came together to discuss forward movement on state-wide divestment April 18.   SGA hosted the event in the Livak Ballroom, which included discussions on the importance of Vermont in the divestment movement by Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin, B...

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