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Expecting the unexpected: A glimpse into the class of 2023’s first few weeks

Expecting the unexpected: A glimpse into the class of 2023’s first few weeks

Lilly Page, Feature Writer

1 day ago

Her heart was pounding as she carried boxes into what would be her new home for the next nine months. First-year Abbie Doiron thought that finally, the moment she had been waiting for all summer had come. Sitting in her dorm room in Central Campus Residence Hall now, Doiron realized college life as a fi...

First-year nutrition major dies

First-year nutrition major dies

Julianne Lesch, Staff Writer

April 10, 2019

First-year Lauren Kerzhner died March 31. Kerzhner, a New Jersey native, was majoring in dietetics, nutrition and food sciences in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, according to an April 1 email from Annie Stevens, vice provost for student affairs.    “Lauren was involved on campus as a writer for the Watertower...

First-year student dies

First-year student dies

Lee Hughes, Assistant News Editor

February 3, 2019

A first-year student died unexpectedly over the weekend. First-year Connor Gage from Little Falls, N.Y. died Feb. 2 off campus, according to a Feb. 3 email to the University community from Annie Stevens, vice provost for student affairs. No exact cause of death has been confirmed by the Bu...

First-year declassified school survival guide

September 29, 2016

Entering college as an introvert can be tricky, especially if you’re coming from out-of-state with no familiar faces around. Luckily, I’ve devised some handy tricks to make sure you get the best out of your investment. Hopefully you knew the first step started way before the first day of school at orient...

2016 Orientation from the first-year perspective

August 31, 2016

College campus visits are surreal, intimidating and daunting.Are you making a mistake, or are you looking at the very place you’ll befriend the Freshman 15?Visiting nine campuses in one week required a lot of paper.I wanted to write down every detail of my first impressions; did I like the surround...

First-years transition into second semester

First-years transition into second semester

Jackie Flynn

February 17, 2015

Kaylee Ellis and Jessica Wolfe are in their second semesters at UVM at a time when ski season and frostbite temperatures are in full swing. Living in Jeanne Mance has certainly been more difficult this semester, both students said. With the temperature hitting low to negative numbers on a consistent...

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