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Waterman takeover ends, protesters return home

Waterman takeover ends, protesters return home

February 26, 2018

Just after 9:30 p.m., protesters rolled up sleeping bags, cleaned up litter in the halls and gathere...

Student cited for racist threats on campus

Lauren Schnepf, Assistant News Editor

October 9, 2017

Filed under Campus, Headliners, News

UVM police services has cited a continuing education student after reports of violent racial slurs on campus. Administrators sent a campus-wide email Oct. 2 stating that threatening and racist language had been directed toward “African American students and general diversity initiatives at UVM.” “Such detestable rem...

Heightened Surveillance

Heightened Surveillance

March 30, 2017

Residents of Coolidge Hall are now used to seeing many police officers walking up and down their hallways this semester. UVM police services began doing commu...

Students find nude man in hall

Students find nude man in hall

March 24, 2016

A naked man was found by students using the men’s restroom and knocking on students’ doors in Converse H...

Crime Log

February 24, 2016

Filed under Crime Log, News

FEB. 14 10:49 A.M.A person saw a suspicious looking male standing in the bushes by Slade Hall. Police were called, but no one was found when they arrived.FEB. 16 2:29 P.M.Police received a report of a group of people destroying plants at Fort Ethan Allen. They were gone when officers arrived to the scene.FEB. 19 10:07 P.M.A marijuana g...

Student arrested on alleged assault

Student arrested on alleged assault

November 18, 2015

This story was updated Sept. 28, 2018 at 12:45 p.m. to redact the name of the victim.   UVM police services arrested a ...

Flasher is cause for CatAlert

Flasher is cause for CatAlert

November 11, 2015

A man exposed himself to a woman running on the bike path near the UVM farm on Spear Street Nov. 3, ac...

Art missing from Davis Center

John Riedel, Staff Writer

October 28, 2015

Filed under Campus, News

A painting was stolen from outside the men’s bathroom next to Brennan’s in the Davis Center Oct. 9 at 12:59 p.m, according to the police services crime log. The artwork belonged to UVM staff member Peggy Powell, who is a library support assistant in the Bailey/Howe Library. “I haven’t had anything of value stole...

Campus shooting: a UVM outlook

October 28, 2015

Filed under Campus, News

There have been 54 school shootings so far in 2015, 24 of which took place on college campuses, according to Everytown for Gun Safety, a gun safety advocacy movement.Of these campus shootings, 17 resulted in injury or death, not including suicides.Some UVM faculty said they wouldn’t know what to do if it happened here.“There hasn’t been any...

Wording of CatAlert is cause for an apology by police

John Riedel, Staff Writer

October 6, 2015

Filed under Campus, News

The UVM community received an email from Chief of UVM Police Services Lianne Tuomey, apologizing for the wording of a UVM CatAlert about a sexual assault at FallFest sent Sept. 28.   “The wording in the CatAlert was significantly inappropriate as it served to insinuate that a victim may be partially to blame for ...

UVM police denied weapon request

Jill Vaglica

October 6, 2015

Filed under Campus, News

The Burlington Police Department announced last week they will no longer receive military equipment, but UVM police services is still tied to the government weapon program. Until this summer, the only items BPD has received through the military weapon program were two pairs of night vision goggles and a military truck, w...

Crime log

Jill Vaglica

September 22, 2015

Filed under Crime Log, News

Sept. 11 11:43 p.m. A student that had been lying down on the University Heights basketball courts. When the officer confronted the student, he admitted to having been drinking, but he was not in need of detox, so he was free to leave. Sept. 12 1:58 a.m. Hamilton Hall staff reported to UVM police that a student had a ...

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