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The importance of multiple truths

The importance of multiple truths

May 3, 2017

Everyone at UVM– from residents all the way up through administrators in Student Affairs– n...

ResLife prioritizes the safety of residents

ResLife prioritizes the safety of residents

May 2, 2017

Dear Editor, Recently, the issue of police presence in the residence halls has received...

Students watch as campus tranforms

Camilla Broccolo

November 29, 2016

Filed under Campus, News

A group of prospective UVM students and families led by a tour guide shuffled past the construction site of the new residence hall that will be open in August 2017. This is just one of the buildings that will be included in the new housing model ResLife will be transitioning to starting next fall. “Our goal for next ...

The administration must reprioritize

The administration must reprioritize

November 9, 2016

The University has once again made a paramount decision without consulting some of the highest ...

ResLife promotes themed housing

November 8, 2016

Filed under Campus, News

Next academic year, 75 percent of first-year students will live in programmed housing. Students have no official input as of right now, said Joe Russell, associate director of residential education for ResLife. “There is a certain level of planning that has to happen at the administration level, and once that planning goes on...

ResLife announces dorm space for upperclassmen

ResLife announces dorm space for upperclassmen

October 20, 2016

Upperclassmen may soon have an easier time finding housing. ResLife announced there will be more room fo...

ResLife staff gives advice on living in dorms

ResLife staff gives advice on living in dorms

October 13, 2016

Roughly 5,500 students live on campus and have to adhere to the rules of the dorms.   Resi...

UVM tackles campus damages

October 13, 2016

Filed under Campus, News

Every year new students move in and out of dorms and ResLife has to make sure they stay in good condition.   UVM ResLife inspects every room after students move out in spring, and in many cases issue fines for broken or missing items.   Fines can range from $27 for basic chairs and beds to $500 fines for broken exit si...

Crime log

Crime log

April 19, 2016

April 6 10:39 A.M.   Horses got out of a fenced-in area of UVM’s Morgan Horse Farm. The area was...

Slade still working to keep local food

Slade still working to keep local food

April 7, 2016

In response to mounting outcry from Slade residents, ResLife proposed a compromise that would no longer mean the end of Slade as an independent community. Instead ...

Slade Hall fights to stay in cottage on Trinity

Slade Hall fights to stay in cottage on Trinity

March 23, 2016

Slade Hall, an independent residential community self-described as a “UVM house of love,” is in ...

UVM Bans Hoverboards

Bryan O'Keefe

January 27, 2016

Filed under Campus, News

Self-balancing two-wheeled boards, or “hoverboards,” will no longer be allowed in UVM residence halls, according to an email sent out by ResLife on Jan. 11.   The ban was discussed over winter break and finalized in early January when faculty returned to school, University Fire Marshal John Marcus said. &nbs...

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