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Voting restrictions show a backslide in democracy

Voting restrictions show a backslide in democracy

Matt Heineman, Opinion Columnist

May 1, 2020

Since President Donald Trump’s election, some political experts have wondered whether the quality of American democracy is in decline or close to being irrevocably damaged. American democracy is in fact dying, and those who do not support Trump should prepare to take more drastic measures and pre...

Despite faults in election system, go vote

Despite faults in election system, go vote

Henry Mitchell

March 4, 2020

Today, March 3, is “Super Tuesday” when 14 states will hold their primary elections. Many people are rightfully worried about their preferred candidate not getting nominated as the official Democratic Party nominee. We need to keep fighting and remember our votes do matter. Despite the flaws i...

We need higher standards in 2020

We need higher standards in 2020

Staff Editorial

April 10, 2019

Although we’re still on year three of President Donald Trump’s term, everyone seems to be looking at the Democratic Party for what their next step is in the 2020 race. And until very recently, former Vice President Joe Biden was a likely front-runner, although he has yet to announce his bid for...

Biden, Sanders, and other local appearances

Biden, Sanders, and other local appearances

October 26, 2016

This has been a big week at UVM. Not only did the Vice President of the United States step foot on-campus, but so did several big-name Vermont politicians, including the one and only Senator Bernie Sanders. Vice President Joe Biden was a part of a roundtable discussion Friday alongside Sen. Patric...

Vice President visits catamount country to promote cancer innovation

Vice President visits catamount country to promote cancer innovation

Kassondra Little

October 23, 2016

The vice president sat on common ground with UVM medical experts, joined by a single enemy: cancer. Vice President Joe Biden visited campus Friday to share the principles of the Cancer Moonshot Initiative, as well as to acknowledge the nationally-recognized UVM Cancer Center for its efforts in the fig...

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