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SGA raises concerns over new student safety app’s reliance on police

SGA council members socially distance in their first in person meeting of the year, Sept. 8.

Emma Pinezich, News and Sports Editor

October 14, 2020

UVM’s Student Government Association raised concerns about a new University app’s reliance on police services, intended to help students in emergency situations. The group discussed the new app, LiveSafe, at a meeting Oct. 13 with Victoria Gauvin, UVM’s project leader for LifeSafe app imple...

Students and admin broaden goals of student fund for environmental projects

UVM's Student Government Association discussed student voting and changes to the former Clean Energy Fund at their weekly meeting Oct. 6.

Lila Cumming, Cynic News Reporter

October 8, 2020

A fund for environmental projects has been revised to engage more students due to low levels of student involvement in the past, despite the fact that students' tuition finances the fund. UVM’s Student Government Association discussed the changes to the fund during their Oct. 6 meeting. The gro...

Student food pantry opens its doors to all UVM students

Student food pantry opens its doors to all UVM students

Zoe Stern, Assistant News Editor

February 25, 2020

A low barrier, on-campus food pantry for UVM students has opened its doors after nearly two years in the making. Rally Cat’s Cupboard, an on-campus food pantry, opened Feb. 24 in the Hills Agricultural building. The project was started by former SGA President Ethan Foley, a senior, after a study...

Policing won’t solve community issues

Policing won't solve community issues

Chris Harrell

September 13, 2019

SGA recently sent out an email detailing their initiatives to increase student and community safety over the next year. SGA is unfortunately wrong in their efforts. For a representative organization of a liberal-minded student body, these initiatives are a betrayal of their most vulnerable peers. O...

Search for a new University president nears its end

Search for a new University president nears its end

Lee Hughes, Assistant News Editor

January 26, 2019

As the board of trustees prepares to select the next University president, public meetings will be held in February for the UVM community to weigh in. David Daigle, chair of the board of trustees and co-chair of the presidential search committee, announced the meetings in an email to the University...

Sharing memories of SGA VP

Katie Brobst, Assistant Life Editor

November 16, 2017

David J. Maciewicz, Jr., a former SGA vice president, passed away unexpectedly on Oct. 25 due to medical complications. Left behind to remember him are his parents Deborah and David Maciewicz and those who knew him from his time at UVM. David graduated with honors in 2011. He served on the SGA a...

SGA executives have transformed UVM

SGA executives have transformed UVM

Staff Editorial

April 12, 2017

During the past two years, the entire student body of this University has been blessed to be led by two incredible student leaders. Since April 2015, Jason Maulucci and Tyler Davis have led this campus with strength, integrity and intelligence. Everything they have sought to complete was done...

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