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Class of 2019 has lowest percent of in-state students

October 14, 2015

Filed under Campus, News

The class of 2019 has the lowest percentage of in-state students in UVM history.Twenty percent of students in the class of 2019 are Vermonters, Admissions Director Beth Wiser said.  That means only 480 of the 2400 students are from Vermont.Wiser attributed the low enrollment to a number of factors including declining high school gr...

Clubs recognized, monitored by SGA

Alexandra Shannon

October 14, 2015

Filed under Campus, News

UVM recognizes over 150 clubs, all monitored by the SGA Club Affairs Committee. Club Affairs supervises all activities by SGA clubs and organizations. The Club Affairs Committee, formerly the Student Activities Committee, is one of seven senate committees in SGA. All requests for club recognition are first reviewed...

Hit comedian to perform at the Flynn

Colin Hekimian

October 13, 2015

Filed under Arts, Previews

One comedian has built a career with a clean style of comedy. His special, “Brian Regan: Live From Radio City Music Hall,” is the first of its kind to be broadcast live on Comedy Central.    “Doing stand-up is a rush to begin with.  Being in Radio City Music Hall, which is a venue I’ve never been in, and...

Crime Log

Jill Vaglica

October 13, 2015

Filed under Crime Log, News

Oct. 2 10:22 a.m. A student in the Votey building called police to report a stolen cell phone. About an hour and a half later, the student called back and said they found the phone. 2:35 a.m. Police noticed someone speeding and weaving down Spear street, turning onto Quarry Hill road, and pulled the person over. T...

UVM sells graduate housing, students upset

October 13, 2015

Filed under Campus, News

“Honestly if I had known this was going to happen I would not have gone to UVM. I would’ve gone somewhere else,” said Shavon Green, a resident at the Ethan Allen Apartments in Colchester.The apartments serve as off-campus housing for UVM graduate students.As the deadline for when the University sells the popular housing approaches, cur...

Reported campus rapes increase, records show

Jill Vaglica

October 13, 2015

Filed under Campus, News

The number of reported rapes at UVM more than doubled in the last year, according to a report released Sept. 29 by UVM police services. The report is required under the federal Jeanne Clery Act, which requires annual public safety reports for all universities receiving federal funding. In 2014, the report listed 27 reported rapes...

Artist Delivered Usual Crude Style

October 13, 2015

Filed under Arts, Reviews

As I watched Dave Chappelle go through the motions of his masturbation routines on the Flynn MainStage, I realized that this was the stroke of a genius.“I don’t know fellas, but after I bust a nut something happens where my thinking gets very clear,” Chappelle said. “I think very rational. That’s why, guys with a ...

SGA initiative pairs freshman with peer advisers

Bryan O'Keefe

October 13, 2015

Filed under Campus, News

Incoming first-years will have more academic support under a new SGA advising program starting next year. This initiative will pair groups of 10 first-years with an upperclassman of the same major as early as orientation. SGA and the administration are hoping that the program will also help keep students at UVM, SGA Presi...

UVM bookstore adds Bernie Sanders shirts

Caroline Alkire

October 13, 2015

Filed under Campus, News

In response to the frenzy on campus for presidential candidate Bernie Sanders, the UVM bookstore has started selling apparel that allows students to show off their “Bernie fever”. A single T-shirt with an image of Sanders has been added to the collection of UVM and Vermont affiliated items. This shirt was designed and p...

<p>Mayor, Provost meet with students</p>

Mayor, Provost meet with students

October 7, 2015

A public coffee hour with the mayor in the Davis Center’s Mansfield Room on Sep 28th,  launched a ...

Flooding in Lafayette disrupts geography lab

Flooding in Lafayette disrupts geography lab

October 7, 2015

A recent flood in Lafayette Hall proved the reliability of UVM’s custodial department when a urinal...

Concerned Burlington residents visit SGA

Alexandra Shannon

October 6, 2015

Filed under Campus, News

Burlington residents attended an SGA meeting to discuss issues with alcohol, noise, vandalism and littering. The majority of the residents have been living in Burlington for at least 10 years and said that the problems are continuing to get worse.   The residents attended the Student Government Association meetin...

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