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City makes moves to enhance streets

City makes moves to enhance streets

November 30, 2016

After years of planning, Burlington is making changes to its streets. Burlington Residents came to...

Food choices impact chronic pain symptoms

Kassondra Little

November 30, 2016

Filed under Campus, News, Vermont

A beaming Kimberly Evans, UVM Medical Center nutritionist, set up a table of food for her presentation in front of a crowd of eager attendants in Davis Auditorium Nov. 15. Along with 27 other institutions, UVM is a part of a nationwide movement known as the Teaching Kitchen Collaborative, which enhances patient well-bei...

Professor finds racial bias in health services

Erika B. Lewy

November 29, 2016

Filed under Campus, News, Vermont

Mental health professionals may be more likely to take on new white patients than black patients according to a new study. The study, conducted by UVM researchers, found racial bias in mental health services. Professor Lance Smith lead the team. “We noticed that ‘Lakisha’ was more likely to receive a messa...

School welcomes Mosaic Center to campus

Chloe Chaobal

November 15, 2016

Filed under Campus, News

For the third time in its existence, the ALANA Student Center has officially changed its name. The African, Latino(a), Asian and Native American Student Center formally opened it’s doors to the community in an open house celebration Nov. 10, where it announced its name change to the Mosaic Center for Students of Color. ...

$1 million donated to help bike paths

$1 million donated to help bike paths

November 15, 2016

A check of over $1 million was presented to Mayor Miro Weinberger by The Parks Foundation to improve...

Burlington residents: love will ‘Trump’ hate

Erika B. Lewy

November 15, 2016

Filed under Election, News, Vermont

Hundreds of protesters braved near freezing temperatures Nov. 11, to attend a 7 p.m. vigil for “inclusiveness, kindness, and empathy” following the election Nov. 8.   The vigil concluded a day of protesting in and around City Hall Park on Friday. As night fell, calls for peace, hope, and unity could not calm the ang...

VT Democratic Party celebrates the newly elected

VT Democratic Party celebrates the newly elected

November 15, 2016

Tears of happiness, sorrow and uncertainty were shed at the Vermont Democratic Party election reception. V...

Campus services support students after election

Campus services support students after election

November 15, 2016

From the Waterman building to the Living/Learning Center, students found support following the results o...

Mayor asks UVM to help pay for development

Colin Bushweller

November 15, 2016

Filed under Campus, News, Vermont

Streets and sidewalks will be revamped over the next ten years and the city wants UVM to help pay. The mayor has requested $10 million from UVM and Champlain College by 2026. The city of Burlington is hoping to receive money from these institutions to counteract the tax-exempt statuses of the 8,000 students who live...

Company foots UVM’s solar panels

Company foots UVM’s solar panels

November 10, 2016

Solar panels are on track for installation on four buildings on-campus next year.   Solar p...

First-year break parking denied

First-year break parking denied

November 10, 2016

Parking on campus will not be an option during the period between Thanksgiving and winter break for first-year...

Trump sign marked with Swastika found near Hillel

Trump sign marked with Swastika found near Hillel

November 9, 2016

A student found a campaign sign with a spray painted swastika Nov. 9. Sophomore Isabelle Schechter discovered a ca...

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