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University continues with efforts to restore Torrey Hall after fire

University continues with efforts to restore Torrey Hall after fire

Lauren Schnepf, Assistant News Editor

September 22, 2017

The fire that ravaged Torrey Hall last month is having lasting effects on the programs and staff members that were housed there. Following the fire, both the plant biology and animal biology departments have been relocated to Jeffords Hall and Blundell House respectively, according to plant biol...

Historic artifacts escape Torrey Hall flames

Historic artifacts escape Torrey Hall flames

Lindsay Freed and Greta Bjornson

August 30, 2017

A fire broke out in Torrey Hall the morning of Aug. 3 while construction workers were renovating the building. The fire was started by workers who were soldering copper roofing tiles around the attic, said Steven Locke, chief engineer at the Burlington Fire Department. “[The workers] immediately saw...

Fire breaks out at historic campus building

Fire breaks out at historic campus building

Lindsay Freed, Staff Writer

August 3, 2017

A fire broke out in Torrey Hall at 8 a.m. today while construction workers were renovating the building. The fire was started by workers who were soldering copper roofing tiles, said Steven Locke, chief engineer at the Burlington Fire Department. “[The workers] immediately saw it, called us and...

Rhino horn stolen from campus; reward offered

Lindsay Freed, Cynic Correspondent

May 6, 2017

The University is offering a reward for information about a black rhino horn stolen from campus.   The University and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service are offering a $3,000 reward for the horn’s return and the thief’s identity, according to a May 3 Associated Press article.   ...

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