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21 Savage and politics of deportation

21 Savage and politics of deportation

Gabby Felitto

March 1, 2019

Rapper 21 Savage was arrested Feb. 3 by Immigration and Customs Enforcement officers for overstaying his visa, according to a Feb. 8 Rolling Stone article. While he deserves the media attention he’s receiving, society should’ve been outraged over numerous deportations of black immigrants in recent y...

Theatre students reflect on diversity

Theatre students and faculty discuss diversity Feb. 25

Carolyne Sandoval, Staff Writer

March 8, 2018

Amongst the whirlwind of costume fittings and script readings, the UVM theatre department is  re-evaluating itself. With 84 majors and minors and 13 faculty and staff members, the department is a tight-knit group, Gregory Ramos, chair of the theater department, said. “We are a predominantly w...

Professor finds racial bias in health services

Erika B. Lewy

November 29, 2016

Mental health professionals may be more likely to take on new white patients than black patients according to a new study. The study, conducted by UVM researchers, found racial bias in mental health services. Professor Lance Smith lead the team. “We noticed that ‘Lakisha’ was more like...

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