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Hundreds of UVM students joined Burlington protest in outcry for firing of BPD cops

Hundreds of protesters raised their right fist as organizers spoke outside Burlington City Hall Wednesday night in a call for racial justice and an end to police violence.

Emma Pinezich, News and Sports Editor

September 3, 2020

Masses of UVM students joined community members as they marched down Church street wearing all black Wednesday night chanting ‘Black Lives Matter’ in the eighth day of protest calling for police reform in Burlington. Hundreds of young Burlington community members joined the multi-day protest dur...

Hundreds of students hold rally to support Mizzou

<p>Hundreds of students hold rally to support Mizzou</p>

Alexandra Shannon, Michelle Phillips, JP Riedel, and Kelsey Neubauer

November 13, 2015

  [Updated: 10:29 p.m. Nov. 16, 2015]   Over 200 students gathered in front of the Bailey/Howe Library Nov. 13 to show support for the students at the University of Missouri. The rally began at 1 p.m. The event began with a speech by sophomores Marylyn Rogel and Bri Ball. "S...

Teach-in focuses on racial justice

Teach-in focuses on racial justice

John Riedel, Staff Writer

March 10, 2015

A new United Academics committee focused on civil rights hosted a discussion about racial justice in Vermont and at UVM. The Civil Rights Committee hosted  and sponsored the teach-in event, “Vermont is NOT an Exception.,” Feb 23. During the event, a panel of UVM professors, students and civil r...

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