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White house firing sparks protests

White house firing sparks protests

5 days ago

Hundreds of people gathered in Burlington to protest the ousting of Attorney General Jeff Sessions as c...

St. Michael’s players kneel in protest

St. Michael’s players kneel in protest

November 9, 2018

Protests for racial equality were present at UVM Nov. 4, but this time at Patrick Gymnasium. Seven...

Students organize to protest gender memo

Students organize to protest gender memo

November 8, 2018

Members of the UVM and Burlington transgender and non-binary communities gathered to send a clear messa...

Students and faculty protest Kavanaugh

Students and faculty protest Kavanaugh

October 4, 2018

UVM students walked out of class to protest the nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court Oct. 4. ...

Prostestors Gather Near Med Center

Prostestors Gather Near Med Center

October 4, 2018

Alek Fleury Two groups of protesters gathered on the sidewalks next to the UVM Medical Center’s main driveway Sept. 26. On ...

Mejia ends hunger strike over concern for students

Mejia ends hunger strike over concern for students

February 23, 2018

John Mejia ended their hunger strike after seven days. Mejia announced this at a rally by NoNames f...

NoNames for Justice protest blocks off Main Street

NoNames for Justice protest blocks off Main Street

Joey Waldinger, Brandon Arcari

February 22, 2018

Filed under Headliners, News

Members of NoNames for Justice, a student activist group, said they were willing to be arrested during t...

Students call for administrators to resign over handling of bias incidents

Students call for administrators to resign over handling of bias incidents

February 20, 2018

This article updated at 4:10 p.m. Feb. 21.  Students and community members occupied the Waterman Feb...

Protest in response to dismissal of DACA brings together campus groups and spikes support of undocumented students

Protest in response to dismissal of DACA brings together campus groups and spikes support of undocumented students

September 14, 2017

The clanking of spoons against pots and pans echoed the words of the chanting crowd at the Defend DA...

Join the rally for workers’ rights on May 1

Join the rally for workers’ rights on May 1

April 25, 2017

UVM students have seen protest after protest happen over social issues that seem to be separat...

The future in the Trump administration is not good

The future in the Trump administration is not good

February 11, 2017

Here are some of my bleak predictions for our country under the Trump regime: Prediction 1...

UVM and Standing Rock

Kelsey Aaron

November 9, 2016

Filed under Guest Commentary, Opinion

Even though Burlington is a 28 hour drive away from North Dakota, UVM is still able to support Standing Rock in many ways - one of these ways being direct actions that raise awareness and build the political power of the Standing Rock Sioux tribe and the water protectors there. The International Socialist Organizati...

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