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UPDATE: After 36 days of emails gone unheard, Physical Plant and ResLife provide air conditioning

Shuvan Shrestha standing outside of University Heights North June 24.

Kate Vanni, Summer Editor-in-Chief

July 2, 2020

After one UVM student spent 36 days emailing Physical Plant and ResLife, UVM will be providing air conditioning for students in emergency housing. A Physical Plant employee arrived at Shuvan Shrestha's room at 8:17 p.m. to install an air conditioning unit. "For now, I'm a bit worried if the AC ...

Students sleeping outside, custodial staff throwing up: the story of UVM emergency housing without air conditioning

Shuvan Shrestha a senior standing in front of his dorm room June 24. He is the only student living in University Heights North.

Kate Vanni, Summer Editor-in-Chief

July 1, 2020

 After three months of living in emergency housing, the 30 students who remain on campus have begun sleeping outside to escape what one UVM employee described as “life-threatening” heat. “The Physical Plant employee who I spoke with on the phone said my condition was life-threatening because...

Letter to the Editor: What does it feel like to be away from home in the time of a pandemic? 

Letter to the Editor: What does it feel like to be away from home in the time of a pandemic? 

Letter to the Editor

June 25, 2020

Letter to the Editor Shuvan Shrestha ’21  The most vulnerable UVM student group right now are UVM students living on-campus, most of whom are international students, unable to go home, alone by themselves, not the students UVM hopes to bring back in the fall. I mean, who does not want to be home ...

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