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Driver sexually assaults passenger on campus

Driver sexually assaults passenger on campus

Staff Report

September 6, 2019

A passenger of a vehicle was sexually assaulted while parked in a Redstone campus parking lot, late Sept. 5, according to UVM Police Services. The incident is still under investigation by the Chittenden County Unit for Special Investigations. The man was driving a minivan and described as white and...

4/20: The past and present of UVM’s spring tradition

4/20: The past and present of UVM's spring tradition

Emma Pinezich and Lee Hughes

April 23, 2019

Cannabis celebration still riding high UVM’s annual 4/20 celebration entered a new era as cannabis possession was legalized in Vermont four decades after the event began. Even though possession of cannabis is legal in Vermont, UVM’s policy about it has not changed, said Annie Stevens, vice provos...

‘Groovy UV’: embracing a spirited tradition

'Groovy UV': embracing a spirited tradition

April 22, 2016

 Today marks a sort of “unofficial” holiday at UVM: 4/20. Hundreds of students will fill the Redstone Green and celebrate weed culture.The event is definitely a part of the culture here on campus, a place many refer to as “Groovy UV.”Whether or not you choose to take part in the festivities,...

Admitted students visit UVM on 4/20

Jill Vaglica

April 22, 2015

This April 20, at least 1,000 extra people will be on campus, but not to smoke pot on the redstone green — it’s for admitted students and parents to tour the school. UVM has a reputation as one of the best schools for marijuana smokers, and it’s ranked No. 15 on the Princeton Review’s “top...

New living option to focus on wellness

April 22, 2015

Next semester, the Christie Wright Patterson complex will have a new living option centered around a science-backed wellness program.The Wellness Environment program focuses on four pillars: fitness, nutrition, mindfulness and mentorship, all of which are meant to help students live healthier lives....

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