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UVM faculty and staff miss opportunity for representation on board of trustees

Sierra Byrne, Cynic News Reporter April 30, 2021

Any hope of UVM faculty and staff becoming members of the board of trustees this year is gone after a recent bill proposed in the Vermont legislature missed its crossover deadline. Bill H.362 would...

Vermont bill guarantees paid sick leave

March 3, 2016

A bill recently passed by Vermont’s state legislature will guarantee paid sick leave for Vermont workers. The law will put in place a required amount of sick time, and forbid employers from preventing...

The Alpha Chi Omega sorority is pictured Sept. 28. PHOTO COURTE- SY OF BAILEY KIMBALL

Greek Life petitions against tax bill

Bryan O'Keefe and Kelsey Neubauer February 17, 2016

Members of Greek life are fighting to repeal a bill that eliminates the property tax exemption on their houses. The bill will go into effect January 2017, unless the new opposing bill is passed before...

Repeal the 40 percent rule

April 28, 2015

The human appendix is the classic example of a vestigial organ. It doesn’t really do anything, hundreds of people die a year from them exploding and millions of dollars are spent on surgeries to remove...

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