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Even though he's out, Trump's impeachment still matters

Even though he’s out, Trump’s impeachment still matters

Jordan Spindel, Staff writer February 3, 2021

It’s been two weeks since Joe Biden was sworn in as the 46th president of the United States.  While America has moved on from the last four years, there is one bit of unfinished business left: impeachment....

Students react to a unique first presidential debate

Students react to a unique first presidential debate

Cyrus Oswald October 15, 2020

The first presidential debate of the 2020 presidential election on Sept. 29 between President Donald Trump and former vice president Joe Biden was historic, shockingly departing from the typical progression...

Governmental actions affect us all

Governmental actions affect us all

Staff Editorial January 16, 2019

At the date of publication of this article, the government will have been shut down for 25 days. That means 25 days that one third of federal workers have gone without pay. The shutdown is the result...

A future threatened by denial

A future threatened by denial

Staff Editorial November 28, 2018

Last Wednesday, the same day the death toll from wildfires in California reached 83 people with hundreds more missing, President Donald Trump asked on Twitter, “Whatever happened to Global Warming?” The...

SGA works to protect marginalized groups on campus

SGA works to protect marginalized groups on campus

Zoe Stern, Staff Writer November 17, 2018

SGA has passed two resolutions to show their support of transgender, nonbinary and intersex students, as well as Jewish students, in light of the national political climate. The first resolution, in support...

A protestor listens to Ryan McLaren, a staffer from Rep. Peter Welch's office, read a statement from Welch.

Hundreds gather in downtown Burlington to protest the departure of Attorney General

Alek Fleury and Sawyer Loftus November 9, 2018

Hundreds of people gathered in Burlington to protest the outing of Attorney General Jeff Sessions, as concerns over the safety of the Trump-Russia investigation grow. At least 400 hundred protestors...

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Protests expected following departure of Attorney General

Sawyer Loftus, Assistant Breaking News Editor November 8, 2018

Protests are brewing in Vermont following the outing of federal Attorney General Jeff Sessions, as concerns over the safety of the Trump-Russia investigation grow. Thirteen separate protests are planned...

Where’s the old Kanye? He’s where music and politics intersect

Where’s the old Kanye? He’s where music and politics intersect

Sarah Robinson, Culture Columnist October 31, 2018

Holly Coughlan In 2002, a Chicago producer got in a car accident that left his jaw wired shut. The single resulting from this injury, “Through the Wire,” is featured on his debut album, “The College...

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UVM President affirms support of transgender and intersex students

Lee Hughes, Assistant News Editor October 26, 2018

President Tom Sullivan sent an email Oct. 26 reaffirming UVM’s support of transgender, non-binary and intersex students in light of a leaked Trump administration memo. The New York Times leaked...

Trump's odd tweet marks the beginning of the end

Trump’s odd tweet marks the beginning of the end

Ariana Arden October 8, 2017

The Boston Globe reported that North Korea is considering Donald Trump’s tweet Sept. 25 saying “they [North Korea] won’t be around much longer” as a declaration of war, and that they...

Protest in response to dismissal of DACA brings together campus groups and spikes support of undocumented students

Protest in response to dismissal of DACA brings together campus groups and spikes support of undocumented students

Kassondra Little, Senior Staff Writer September 14, 2017

The clanking of spoons against pots and pans echoed the words of the chanting crowd at the Defend DACA rally. Protesters gathered in support of undocumented students at 3 p.m. on Friday in response...

Letter from Sullivan reinforces university commitment to sustainabilty

Lindsay Freed, Staff Writer June 13, 2017

UVM President Tom Sullivan sent an email to the UVM community reconfirming the University’s commitment to environmental sustainability June 6. The email was sent in response to President Donald Trump...

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