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Petition calls for better campus food

Petition calls for better campus food

Lindsay Freed, Senior Staff Writer

February 6, 2019


Filed under Campus, News

A petition calling for higher quality food and an overall better dining experience is being circulated by students. The petition, which currently has over 1,000 signatures and is circulating on change.org, asks UVM to provide better food, along with more convenient dining hall hours, said first-year Con...

Flag raises concerns among students

Flag raises concerns among students

Sawyer Loftus, Assistant Breaking News Editor

November 14, 2018


Filed under Campus, Headliners, News

A petition that no one has claimed responsibility for, but first appeared on a Jewish student group Facebook page, has been the source of controversy for groups on campus. Following the raising of the Israeli flag outside the Davis Center Nov. 5, UVM’s chapter of J Street U, a Jewish student grou...

Slade Hall fights to stay in cottage on Trinity

Slade Hall fights to stay in cottage on Trinity

Hannah Carpino

March 23, 2016


Filed under Life

Slade Hall, an independent residential community self-described as a “UVM house of love,” is in danger due to proposed changes by ResLife and the University. The current residents have mobilized to save it, as outlined by the community “Save Slade” petition. For those unfamiliar with ...

Student opposition grows against cutting of reading days

Kelsey Neubauer, Assistant News Editor

December 13, 2015


Filed under Campus, News

[Updated: Dec. 13 3:33 p.m.] Students at the University of Vermont are now taking a stand opposing the Faculty Senate’s April 13 decision to eliminate reading days starting fall 2016. Following a  Dec. 9 Cynic article, students have organized petitions and protests in response to the r...

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