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Minority gamers deserve a voice

Minority gamers deserve a voice

Allie O'Connor, Assistant Culture Editor

September 14, 2019

I love the gaming community, I really do. I think it’s full of amazing people who are able to appreciate innovative games and experiences.  I’ve made lifelong friends with fellow gamers through our shared passion for video games. However, it has been made abundantly clear that most of the ...

“Me Too” movement founder visits campus for diversity symposium

Maeve Gurnis, Staff Writer

March 26, 2019

Faculty, staff and students filled UVM’s Grand Maple Ballroom, eager to listen to Tarana Burke, founder of the “Me Too” movement.   Burke delivered the keynote speech for Blackboard Jungle 12, UVM’s 12th annual symposium designed to build understanding of diversity and inclusivity March 21....

No second chances in #MeToo

No second chances in #MeToo

Staff Editorial

December 12, 2018

This time last year, #MeToo and the Time’s Up movement were in full swing. Hollywood actresses came together and spoke up about the abuse and power plays rampant in the industry, proving that even women who we perceive as more privileged are not safe. It was a venture into uncharted territory to see wom...

New sexual misconduct rules leak

A #meToo sign outside Living Well that allowed students to sign about their own #meToo stories.

Lee Hughes, Assistant News Editor

September 5, 2018

9/12/18 3:18 P.M. This story was updated to clarify a reference to the Explain the Asterisk petition. On Wednesday, Aug. 29 the New York Times released a leaked, preliminary version of new sexual assault rules for college campuses by Betsy DeVos’s Department of Education. The rules come at ...

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