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SGA outlines resolution on syllabi

Kelsey Neubauer, Assistant News Editor

October 20, 2016

Filed under Campus, News

  Students have added their voice to faculty contract negotiations this year. A resolution passed by SGA Oct. 2 outlines undergraduates’ expectations for an upcoming bargaining agreement between the University and United Academics, the faculty union. SGA believes the expectation must be explicitly written into...

SGA reflects on Black Lives Matter

SGA reflects on Black Lives Matter

October 19, 2016

In one week, UVM received media attention from FOX News, the Huffington Post, Breitbart News Network an...

Mayor seeks students’ support in downtown project

October 18, 2016

Filed under News, Vermont

Burlington’s mayor is seeking support from UVM students for renovations to downtown Burlington. Mayor Miro Weinberger addressed SGA Oct. 11 at its weekly meeting. Weinberger came to discuss this year’s referendum questions three and four, which concern the Burlington Town Center development project. “This is a great...

Student government organizes new visions for 2016

Kelsey Neubauer, Assistant News Editor

October 5, 2016

Filed under Campus, News

Executive members of SGA have set the course for several new initiatives this year. Upon entering their second year in office, SGA President Jason Maulucci and Vice President Tyler Davis have set a goal for SGA for the 2016 school year: holding the organization accountable in order to elevate its role in student’s lives. “[...

UVM students stand in solidarity with Black Lives Matter

UVM students stand in solidarity with Black Lives Matter

Kelsey Neubauer, Assistant News Editor

September 26, 2016

Filed under Campus, News

At the University of Vermont, blackout is no longer just a hashtag.   Over 100 students, staff and community membe...

Black Lives Matter flag stolen overnight

Kelsey Neubauer, Assistant News Editor

September 25, 2016

Filed under Campus, News

The Black Lives Matter flag was removed by an unknown person Saturday night, according to an email from Beverly Colston, director of the ALANA Student Center.   The disappearance of the flag is being investigated by police as an act of vandalism, Colston said in the email.   “Please know that UVM leader...

SGA Updates 9/11/2016

SGA Updates 9/11/2016

Caroline Alkire

September 14, 2016

Filed under Campus, News

  President Sullivan addresses senators President Sullivan reported on Summer University at UVM; ...

Advising program to expand by end of year

Advising program to expand by end of year

September 7, 2016

UVM’s peer mentor program has launched with plans to expand by the end of the academic year.It will c...

SGA to push course info during faculty negotiations

SGA to push course info during faculty negotiations

September 6, 2016

SGA will have a hand in contract negotiations between UVM and its faculty union this year. Conversatio...

SGA senators retain positions in high numbers

SGA senators retain positions in high numbers

May 5, 2016

Senator retention is at a peak after the beginning of the first second-term SGA president and vice presiden...

STEM Construction ‘on track’

Caroline Alkire

May 4, 2016

Filed under Campus, News

A light winter has allowed construction on Central Campus to come out of the cold right on schedule. The STEM building’s predicted May 2017 completion date will stay the same, said Bob Vaughan, director of capital planning and management. “Usually after winter we lose a couple weeks because of snow or because of the co...

SGA Senator Jake Guarino Allocates and Advocates for Students

Hannah Slitzky

April 29, 2016

Filed under Opinion

The University of Vermont has over 170 student-run clubs, and each of them needs some money to help them get off the ground. That's where SGA Sen. Jake Guarino, a junior, comes in. Guarino sits on the finance committee where he's charged with addressing the financial needs of clubs, from cheerleading to the Beekeeping Club. He ...

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