The Vermont Cynic

Student’s sexual assault campaign gains traction in VT legislature

Student’s sexual assault campaign gains traction in VT legislature

Emma Pinezich, Staff Writer

May 1, 2019

Last year sophomore Syd Ovitt started a petition to force universities to indicate when a student was dismissed for sexual assault. The petition currently has 52,428 signatures and support from Vermont politicians including Rep. Selene Colburn, Sen. Philip Baruth and Congressman Peter Welc...

‘Sodexo bill’ focuses on worker rights

Caroline Alkire

April 14, 2015

To the disappointment of several progressive Vermont lawmakers, the Sodexo Bill was once again rejected in the Vermont senate. Sen. Phil Baruth is the lead sponsor of the bill. He said that this proposed bill was created in response to unfair conditions Sodexo workers have been experiencing via pena...

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