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Men’s basketball claims their second consecutive playoff win

Men’s basketball claims their second consecutive playoff win

Jared Paquette, Staff Writer

March 13, 2019


Filed under Game Recaps, Sports

The UVM’s men’s basketball team defeated Binghamton 84-51 to advance to the American East title game, according to UVM Athletics. This is the third time the Catamounts have beat Binghamton this season, according to UVM athletics. Sophomore guard Stef Smith scored 28 points in the first half. He also scored eight thr...

Basketball clinches quarterfinal win

Basketball clinches quarterfinal win

Jared Paquette, Staff Writer

March 11, 2019


Filed under Game Recaps, Sports

The UVM’s men’s basketball team defeated Maine 73-57 in their first American East playoff game this season, according to UVM Athletics. The March 11 game  was the fourth time in a row UVM has met the University of Maine Black Bears in the playoffs, where the Catamounts continued their winning streak, according t...

Caring for cows: students experience farm life at UVM’s dairy barn

Caring for cows: students experience farm life at UVM’s dairy barn

Juliet Malkowski, Staff Writer

March 10, 2019


Filed under Campus Life, Culture

In an experience that seems unique to going to school in Vermont, a UVM program allows students to witness the birth of a calf and to name it. “Everyone in the program gets to have a calf, and it gets to be your calf,” senior Ariela Burk, a member of the program, said. UVM’s Cooperative...

Eco-Rep trash tips: compost, recycle, decontaminate

Eco-Rep trash tips: compost, recycle, decontaminate

Makayla Salas

March 10, 2019


Filed under Guest Commentary, Opinion

Let’s talk trash, baby. What goes in it? What should go in it? Not all of us are Rubenstein students, and sometimes it’s easier to just throw things in the landfill. That’s a good place to start: When In Doubt, Throw It Out. The UVM Eco-Reps are a group of student leaders committed to providing...

Prioritize safety, not just punishment

Prioritize safety, not just punishment

Letter to the Editor

March 9, 2019


Filed under Letter to the Editor, Opinion

For weeks now, the University has upheld a ban on all fraternity activity, including philanthropy and leadership development. This was enacted in response to the death of first-year Connor Gage. The administration declared the ban after the Burlington Police Department found that Gage was likely pres...

Should Sodexo unionize? Yes: unionizing protects workers’ rights and guarantees local jobs

Should Sodexo unionize? Yes: unionizing protects workers’ rights and guarantees local jobs

Chris Harrell

March 8, 2019


Filed under Opinion, Point-Counterpoint

The UVM administration has not been inspiring much confidence in its employees lately. The College of Arts and Sciences is facing a budget cut that is going to lay off 13 percent of non-tenure track professors and lecturers. And by all accounts, they “don’t give a shit” about doing it, accordi...

Students have a right to know

Students have a right to know

Staff Editorial

March 6, 2019


Filed under Opinion

It’s another week on campus, and another wave of frustration has made its way through our community. The divide between the administration and the student body has grown ever wider each day as conflicts escalate over budget cuts and the state of the arts at our University. And a few weeks ago, the presidential ...

No ifs, ands or butts for tobacco-free ambassador job

No ifs, ands or butts for tobacco-free ambassador job

Mills Sparkman

March 2, 2019


Filed under Opinion

In 2017, I wrote about UVM’s lack of cigarette receptacles and the litter it produced. According to their website, SGA just passed legislation to provide disposals for cigarettes and other tobacco products. But, a paid “Tobacco-Free Campus Ambassador” position as created by Center for Health and We...

Decisions behind closed doors

Decisions behind closed doors

Staff Editorial

February 27, 2019


Filed under Opinion, Staff Editorial

The University board of trustees officially confirmed the appointment of a new president, Suresh Garimella, Feb. 22. A year ago to the day, student activist group NoNames for Justice blocked Main Street to call for the resignation of current President Tom Sullivan, among other demands, because they bel...

Student protestors host rally on anniversary of Waterman building takeover

Student protestors host rally on anniversary of Waterman building takeover

Lee Hughes and Maeve Gurnis

February 26, 2019


Filed under Campus, Headliners, News

Over 100 students participated in a rally Feb. 26 in the Waterman lobby, the one year anniversary of the 2018 Waterman takeover. NoNames for Justice, a student activist group, hosted a rally 2 p.m. Tuesday in the lobby of the Waterman building to protest injustices on campus and celebrate the pr...

Women’s lacrosse team plays in downpour

Ashley Miller, Senior Staff Writer

February 26, 2019


Filed under Game Recaps, Sports

Despite heavy rain and cold-weather, the UVM women’s lacrosse team fought hard during their home-opener to sustain their winning streak. The Catamounts lost to the Marist University Red Foxes in overtime 15-14 Feb. 24. Vermont went into this game with two away wins under their belt from the previous w...

Coach inspires program growth

Nickie Morris, Assistant Sports Editor

February 26, 2019


Filed under Sports

This season, women’s basketball already has the most wins they’ve had in one season this decade, according to UVM athletics. So far, the team is 11-16 with just one regular season game remaining, according to UVM athletics. Former women’s basketball head coach Chris Day resigned in April...

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