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NoNames demands new names

NoNames demands new names

Joey Waldinger and Brandon Arcari

March 26, 2018


Filed under News

This article updated from a previous version at 7:18 p.m. Following protests, a board-of-trustees-appointed committee is considering renaming campus buildings, but student activists are frustrated after being left out of the decision-making process. The Building Renaming Advisory Committee, which will ...

Protesters demand deans sign list of demands

Protesters demand deans sign list of demands

Staff Report

February 26, 2018


Filed under Headliners, News

A class walkout occurred at 11 a.m. today led by student group NoNames for Justice. Some students gathered inside and in front of Waterman following the walkout. Others formed groups and met with the deans of their individual colleges insisting they sign a list of demands created by NoNames. ...

Employee on racial justice hunger strike says too sick for interview

Employee on racial justice hunger strike says too sick for interview

Joey Waldinger, Assistant News Editor

February 22, 2018


Filed under Editor's Picks, Headliners, News

UVM employee John Mejia was not well enough to complete a public interview after having been on hunger strike since Friday, Feb. 16, said Emily Howe, who works in the Office of Student and Community Relations. Mejia, who works in the Office of Student and Community Relations, began the strike in ...

Diversity courses are reevaluated by Faculty Senate

Diversity courses are reevaluated by Faculty Senate

Lilly Young, Staff Writer

October 20, 2017


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UVM’s D1 and D2 courses, diversity-based classes, are being re-evaluated by the Faculty Senate. Since students delivered a list of demands to President Sullivan calling for racial justice on campus Sept. 25, there has been a push to re-evaluate the D1 and D2 courses at UVM. Sophomore Jamie ...

Sullivan responds to diversity protest

Sullivan responds to diversity protest

Brandon Arcari and Lilly Young

October 2, 2017


Filed under Headliners, News

President Tom Sullivan met with 12 leaders of student diversity organizations Wednesday regarding the list of demands presented to him. Leaders of the Black Student Union, the Asian Student Union and Alianza Latinx coordinated a march to the Waterman building Sept. 25. The group brought a lis...

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