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Prepare for off-campus living

Prepare for off-campus living

Staff Editorial September 19, 2018

After spending their first two years as an undergraduate in a residence hall enjoying the comforts of accessible laundry, nearby food and no utility bills to worry about paying, most students begin their...

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Members of the Dismas house gather for their nightly community dinner on March 24. The Dismas House is a national nonprofit that houses former prisoners alongside college students.

Burlington nonprofit houses students and former prisoners

Erika B. Lewy, Assistant News Editor April 1, 2017

As in many other homes on Buell Street, residents of the Dismas House and their guests sat down at 6 p.m. on Thursday to share dinner and chat about their days. Everyone said what they were grateful...

Struggle to sublet hinder studying abroad

Struggle to sublet hinder studying abroad

December 6, 2016

For some students, the ability to sublet may be just as important a factor as rent and location are while searching for off-campus leases for next year. Students struggle to find subletters...

On-campus housing to fix Burlington's 'get off my lawn' mentality

On-campus housing to fix Burlington’s ‘get off my lawn’ mentality

October 19, 2016

There are no parties here!” my neighbor yelled at my friend on the first day of school last year, assuming she was a first-year walking around to find parties. “I’m just looking for my friend!”...

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