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In memory of Sas (1998-2020)

In memory of Sas (1998-2020)

Kate Vanni, Summer Editor-in-Chief June 6, 2020

Everyone knew Sarah Starion by her nickname, Sas, given to her by her mother as a kid because ‘she was just so sassy.’ As Sas’s friends mourn her death, they remember her as an outgoing and welcoming...

Image courtesy of Lauren Kerzhner's facebook page

First-year nutrition major dies

Julianne Lesch, Staff Writer April 10, 2019

First-year Lauren Kerzhner died March 31. Kerzhner, a New Jersey native, was majoring in dietetics, nutrition and food sciences in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, according to an April 1...

First-year Connor Gage died Feb. 2 in a North Winooski Avenue parking lot following visits to parties at Alpha Epsilon Pi and Delta Tau Delta. Gage died from hypothermia, which was worsened by being severely intoxicated. The Burlington Police Department have ruled the death accidental.

Police report reveals student’s final hours

Sawyer Loftus, Contributor April 9, 2019

Nearly two months after a UVM first-year was found dead in a snowbank, the Burlington Police Department has ruled the death accidental. Burlington Police began investigating the death of first-year Connor...

A collage of photos of Connor Gage posted Feb. 10 on his Caring Bridge site by family friend Andrew Topham. Gage died Feb. 2 in a North Winooski Avenue parking lot after exposure to sub-zero temperatures following visits to two off-campus fraternities.

Campus remembers first-year: Student response

Lily Young, Staff Writer February 13, 2019

Students and faculty around campus mourn the death of first-year Connor Gage. Gage died Feb. 2 in a North Winooski parking lot after exposure to subzero temperatures after attending two off-campus...

A collage of photos of Connor Gage posted Feb. 10 on his Caring Bridge site by family friend Andrew Topham. Gage died Feb. 2 in a North Winooski Avenue parking lot after exposure to sub-zero temperatures following visits to two off-campus fraternities.

Campus remembers first-year: What we know

Staff Report February 13, 2019

The investigation into the death of first-year Connor Gage continues as officials at the University waver on when they will be able to take action. Gage was 19 years old at the time of his death. He was...

First-year died after attending off-campus fraternity

First-year died after attending off-campus fraternity

Staff Report February 4, 2019

First-year Connor Gage died Feb. 2 after exposure to subzero temperatures after leaving an off-campus fraternity. Gage pledged at an off-campus, unregistered organization over the weekend, according...

Remembering Nikisha Falcone (1997-2018)

Remembering Nikisha Falcone (1997-2018)

Sawyer Loftus, Assistant Breaking News Editor October 8, 2018

Courtesy of Facebook This fall, UVM’s chapter of the service fraternity Alpha Phi Omega appointed senior Nikisha Falcone to a new position: sunshine chair. In this role, she was tasked with making...

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