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Student goes to court after charges of alleged assault

Bryan O'Keefe

December 10, 2015

Filed under Campus, News

After allegedly threatening his roommate with a butane lighter Oct. 29, a first-year student is seeking to reduce his penalty in court. Connor Ferreira allegedly threatened his roommate, first- year Zach Pittel, with a butane torch and prevented him from leaving their dorm room on the evening of Oct. 29, according to a Nov....

<p>Bernie volunteers storm dorms</p>

Bernie volunteers storm dorms

December 9, 2015

Reslife is reaching out to campaign offices to inform them of UVM’s solicitation policy. “Here...

SGA Updates

<p>SGA Updates</p>

Alexandra Shannon

December 9, 2015

Filed under Campus, News

SGA Updates Dec. 1 Society of American Foresters separates from UVM Woodsman Team A bill was approved which ...

Crime Log

December 8, 2015

Filed under Crime Log, News

<p>Reading days cut starting in fall</p>

Reading days cut starting in fall

December 8, 2015

Students will have five consecutive days of exams starting fall semester 2016. Reading days will be r...

<p>UVM hosts climate summit</p>

UVM hosts climate summit

December 5, 2015

High school students from all over Vermont came to UVM for the second annual Vermont Youth Climat...

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ALANA handles reports of bias

December 4, 2015

If students experience racial bias or discrimination there are a number of ways to seek help on campus...

UVM professor studies light therapy treatments

Caroline Alkire

December 4, 2015

Filed under Campus, News

A UVM professor is researching how to make winter more bearable for those affected by seasonal affective disorder. SAD is diagnosable clinical depression following a seasonal pattern, Professor of Psychological Science, Kelly Rohan said. The same symptoms as depression are present, such as feeling sad, losing interes...

Students stand up for Syrians

Students stand up for Syrians

December 3, 2015

UPDATED: 12:31 P.M. Dec. 7 UVM students joined residents in Montpelier to rally in support o...

<p>UVM being sued for equal pay</p>

UVM being sued for equal pay

December 2, 2015

UPDATED: 6:08 P.M. Dec. 4 UVM is being sued by a former employee on the grounds that she wa...

Students examine their white privilege

Bryan O'Keefe

December 2, 2015

Filed under Campus, News

This article has been updated from a previous version. The ALANA Student Center organized an “Examining White Privilege Retreat,” which received backlash from conservative news outlets. In his article “Blame the White Guy 2015,” Todd Starnes expressed confusion and disagreement with the outing. “As ...

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Our failures to shed light on hate

November 20, 2015

The media has been buzzing about the recent protests at the University of Missouri. Minority students and faculty across the country said they o...

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