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SGA takes steps to end food insecurity

Sophomore Emilie Begin looks through shirts at the Vermont Student Environmental Program's thrift shop initiative called Cat's Closet, located in the Rosa Parks Room in the Davis Center.

Sawyer Loftus, Assistant Breaking News Editor

November 27, 2018

To help fix food insecurity at UVM, a food pantry and meal swipe bank program will soon come to campus. Two surveys given to the UVM community found that 17 to 25 percent of undergraduate students at UVM don’t have access to enough food. SGA President Ethan Foley, a junior, has been working on a food...

Students get down and dirty on Redstone’s pines

Redstone Pines being restored PHOTO BY RYAN THORTON

December 1, 2015

Students met on the Redstone Green to begin phase one of the Redstone Pines Restoration Project Nov. 15.“All of the trees in Redstone Pines, for the most part, are invasive Norway Maples,” senior James Biddle said. “They are classified as invasive because they outcompete native vegetation and also ha...

Bottled water ban does not reduce waste, study finds

Bottled water ban does not reduce waste, study finds

Jacob Holzman

May 14, 2015

 UVM's bottled water ban hasn't curbed plastic waste and ended up increasing unhealthy beverage sales, according to a new study.First put into place Jan. 1, 2013, the campus-wide ban of bottled water sales followed a four-year movement that brought pressure down on the university from both studen...

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