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Ecuador trip sparks activism at UVM

Ecuador trip sparks activism at UVM

Jackie Flynn

February 24, 2016

After returning from a study abroad trip to Ecuador, two students are sharing  what they learned with the campus community. Sophomore environmental studies majors Emma Trainor and Margaret Gish plan to start a club at UVM aiming to promote environmental alternatives they learned during their time abroad. The environ...

C.U.N.T.S: Why do we need feminism?

January 27, 2016

According to UVM’s feminist club, CUNTs, its name has been a source of controversy.Stevie Hunter, a sophomore and co-leader of College Undergraduates Not Tolerating Sexism, shortened to CUNTS, said a man who approached them at an October tabling event was offended by the name. She said the man was ...

UVM club basketball opens year with win

UVM club basketball opens year with win

January 20, 2015

The women’s club basketball team at UVM started strong this season by winning the team’s first one-day tournament at Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island.“That was a good start to the year, and that carries through,” senior Captain Danielle Esenler said.  “We are really hoping to do well...

Club rugby athlete brings passion and green crocs

Club rugby athlete brings passion and green crocs

Cam Panepinto

January 20, 2015

In the fall, as the sun is rising, the UVM men’s rugby team is headed to practice. For junior Jackson McNally, this means wearing his signature green Crocs. A starter on the UVM club rugby team, McNally came to UVM in 2012 with no idea how to play the sport. “My sister played at her college and...

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