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‘It’s okay to be white’ posters spotted around campus

‘It’s okay to be white’ posters spotted around campus

November 7, 2017

  Unsigned posters on white printer paper reading "It's okay to be white" were spotted around campus this morning. Two rippe...

Bailey/Howe adds gender-free bathrooms

Bailey/Howe adds gender-free bathrooms

Letter to the Editor

November 5, 2017

Filed under Letter to the Editor, Opinion

Dear Editor, I’m writing on behalf of the UVM Libraries to provide some clarity about the cur...

My turn

Letter to the Editor

November 3, 2017

Filed under Letter to the Editor, Opinion

  By Thomas J. Gustafson In a letter to the editor last week, some students asserted that UVM “waited four days” to identify the student who allegedly engaged in explicitly racist and threatening language directed toward African American members of our community. This assertion is incorrect and misleading. UVM ...

Silent response to racial threats is no response at all

Letter to the Editor

November 2, 2017

Filed under Letter to the Editor, Opinion

Early this October, Wes Richter made a threat against black students. He was quickly reported to authorities at UVM, and our administrators waited one day to send a vague email to students. Then they waited four days to name Richter. He has been charged with disorderly conduct but has not been expelled, as far as we know. UV...

Getting fined by a person in sweats

Getting fined by a person in sweats

November 1, 2017

In light of the Richter case, we’re taking a closer look at student rights. According to the code of student rights a...

Sullivan’s Perkins letter was in poor taste

Sullivan’s Perkins letter was in poor taste

Letter to the Editor

October 19, 2017

Filed under Letter to the Editor, Opinion

President Sullivan, Your office’s recent email comparing students here at UVM to McCarthy was in...

Safe spaces prevent University diversity of thought

Safe spaces prevent University diversity of thought

October 14, 2017

Recently, it has seemed that higher education is just a way to delay adulthood. In resident a...

Still tough to be queer on campus

Still tough to be queer on campus

Staff Editorial

October 11, 2017

Filed under Opinion, Staff Editorial

Even at what is recognized to be one of the most nationally accepting universities for LGBTQ...

Students finagle fall fashion in spite of heat

Students finagle fall fashion in spite of heat

Libby Camp, Staff Writer

October 5, 2017

Filed under Campus Life, Life

Late September is usually full of cool air, crisp leaves and cups of hot coffee, but a recent wave o...

Support your fellow UVM student leaders

Support your fellow UVM student leaders

Staff Editorial

October 4, 2017

Filed under Opinion, Staff Editorial

The past two weeks on campus have been filled with protests, marches, rallies and emails about ...

Humanities students fight stigma

Humanities students fight stigma

September 29, 2017

I always feel a pang of anxiety when people ask me about my major. Expressions of confusi...

Music builds and breaks female stereotypes

Music builds and breaks female stereotypes

September 28, 2017

Seven years old, in the back seat of my family’s Dodge Stratus, headphones blasting, “Hit Me Baby One Mo...

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