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Slurred Words and Spatzle: Oktoberfest Vermont 2017

Slurred Words and Spatzle: Oktoberfest Vermont 2017

October 6, 2017

On a quest for locals to bear the last days of Burlington’s Indian summer, the solution was clear:...

UVM hosts French-Canadian diplomatic conference

UVM hosts French-Canadian diplomatic conference

March 24, 2017

UVM hosted a conference on the connections between Vermont and its neighbor to the north. The March 20 F...

The Governor and UVM

The Governor and UVM

February 15, 2017

Gov. Phil Scott sat back in a wood chair in his large, fifth floor Montpelier office. He spoke quietly and sl...

UVM student dies after snowboarding incident

UVM student dies after snowboarding incident

Olivia Bowman, News Editor

February 15, 2017

Filed under Campus, News, Vermont

  Senior Brett Cohen of Needham, Mass. died at the University of Vermont Medical Center Feb. ...

Behind Burlington’s Creative Social Network

Max Mccurdy

February 7, 2017

Filed under Features

It’s no secret that Burlington is a creative community — this much can be understood by simply looking at jackets and backpacks Burlingtonians  embellish with the Grateful Dead logo. In an attempt to better understand Burlington’s artistic spirit, I reached out to a number of local artists and creators to get their i...

Phil Scott: the right choice for Governor to move our state forward

Jason Maulucci

November 4, 2016

Filed under Guest Commentary, Opinion

Disclaimer: Jason Maulucci is both the President of the UVM College Republicans and a staffer on Phil Scott's election campaign. During an election cycle in which the two major party nominees for president are as unpopular as they are, it is easy for voters to become disengaged and turned off by the political proce...

Drone lab creates 3-D map of VT.

Alexandra Shannon

September 8, 2016

Filed under News, Vermont

A 3-D map of Vermont is being made through the use of drones at UVM.   The drone program is a part of the UVM Spatial Analysis Laboratory directed by Research Associate Lecturer Jarlath O’Neil-Dunne.   The project, called “Rapid, Local Aerial Photography & Mapping,” uses small drones with cameras...

The feeling of being done

The feeling of being done

April 21, 2016

There seems to be a term for every bad thing that could happen in college which makes it sound cuter than...

Best snack fixes for your 4/20 munchies

Charlotte Fisher

April 20, 2016

Filed under Life

It’s the day UVM students cherish: the hailed 4/20. You’ve just spent the last few hours lounging on the Redstone Green, surrounded by a thick cloud of smoke, occasionally interrupted by slight panic when police services strolled by. After soaking up some sun and now feeling a sense of euphoria, you decide to head b...

Commencement speaker reflects on career

Greta Bjornson

April 20, 2016

Filed under Life

Author and journalist Gail Sheehy, who will give this year’s commencement speech, is renowned for her work both as a journalist and a prolific author. . During a recent visit to campus, Sheehy took some time to speak about her career, her time as a UVM student and to offer advice to students heading out into the world...

Librarian running for state rep.

Librarian running for state rep.

Caroline Alkire

April 14, 2016

Filed under News, Vermont

A librarian from Bailey/Howe will be running for a seat recently vacated by a UVM alumna. Selene Col...

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