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Birding for Change Program

Birding for Change Program

Jordan Mitchell, Multimedia Reporter

October 18, 2018


Filed under Multimedia, Videos

Birding for Change is a UVM program that provides elementary school children access to an education that is an alternative to learning in the typical classroom setting. UVM students are partnered with elementary school students and act as their mentors to help them grow. Video by Jordan Mitchell and...

In The Raw – Mak Baker And Crossroads

In The Raw – Mak Baker And Crossroads

Leah Kelleher, Multimedia Reporter

October 16, 2018


Filed under Multimedia, Podcasts

In the Raw is a podcast created by Leah Kelleher. It promotes the work of writers on and off the UVM campus.

Sullivan’s duty to the community

Letter to the Editor

October 14, 2018


Filed under Letter to the Editor, Opinion

Dear President Sullivan, I hope that you can see fit to address the University as to where we stand as a community concerning the current state of Judge Kavanaugh’s nomination to the Supreme Court of the United States. There is a palpable sense of hurt and foreboding among our female students and...

Fall Fashion at UVM

Fall Fashion at UVM

Anna Brown, Multimedia Reporter

October 11, 2018


Filed under Multimedia, Videos

Fall is finally here and UVM students are embracing their styles as the season changes! Huge thanks to all of the students that participated! Special thanks to JJ Sheeahn for all the help! I do not own the rights to the music used in this video. Music: https://www.bensound.com/royalty-free......

Food insecurity needs solutions

Food insecurity needs solutions

Staff Editorial

October 10, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Staff Editorial

College life is often hectic and stressful. Between studying, a social life, work and extracurriculars, students shouldn’t have to worry about their next meal.     An April 2018 study from the Wisconsin Hope Lab found that 36 percent of university students in the U.S. were food insecure. Hunger ...

Students and faculty protest Kavanaugh

Students and faculty protest Kavanaugh

Staff Report

October 4, 2018


Filed under Campus, Headliners, News

UVM students walked out of class to protest the nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court Oct. 4. Students and community members gathered for a “Cancel Kavanaugh” rally outside the Davis Center after walking out of class at noon. The rally was hosted by student leaders from UVM...

How ResLife is violating our human rights

How ResLife is violating our human rights

Mills Sparksman

October 4, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Warning: This piece is satire! This year, I was assigned to a triple on Redstone campus. It was all that was left by the time I had a chance to select my room, and I was immediately disappointed by the outcome. Having lived in Davis hall for approximately a month, I can now conclude that living in...

Climb Hard: UVM Climbing Team

Climb Hard: UVM Climbing Team

Amanda Martino, Multimedia Reporter

October 2, 2018


Filed under Multimedia, Videos

The University of Vermont Climbing Team is going on its second year and is a community full of dedicated, strong athletes. Here's an inside look as to what climbing team means to them and an exclusive glance at team practices. For more information about the climbing team, visit https://thelynx.campuslabs.c...

In The Raw – Mickey & An Empty Notebook

In The Raw – Mickey & An Empty Notebook

Leah Kelleher, Multimedia Reporter

October 2, 2018


Filed under Multimedia, Podcasts

In the Raw is a podcast created by Leah Kelleher. It promotes the work of writers on and off the UVM campus.

UVM Senior dies unexpectedly

UVM Senior dies unexpectedly

Sawyer Loftus, Assistant Breaking News Editor

October 1, 2018


Filed under Campus, Headliners, News

UVM Senior Nikisha Falcone has died unexpectedly. Annie Stevens, vice provost for student affairs, announced Falcone's death in an email to the UVM community Oct. 1. Falcone died Sept. 30, according to the email. The University extends its deepest condolences to Falcone's family and the greater...

UVM Police issues warning

UVM Police issues warning

Sawyer Loftus, Assistant Breaking News Editor

September 28, 2018


Filed under Campus, Crime Log, Headliners, News

UVM police has warned the UVM community to be on the lookout for an individual who made threats of violence against a Davis Center employee. UVM police released an alert to the UVM community Sept. 28 via email seeking information about Jeffrey A. Stratton, a 48-year-old man. UVM police wanted to ale...

Nurses strike deal with medical center

Nurses strike deal with medical center

Sawyer Loftus, Assistant Breaking News Editor

September 27, 2018


Filed under Headliners, News, Vermont

After eight months of negotiating UVM Medical Center nurses and the administration have struck a lasting deal. The nurses announced the vote by union membership in favor of the contract via Facebook Sept. 27, the night before a scheduled press conference in front of the medical center. The union...

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