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Vice President visits catamount country to promote cancer innovation

Vice President visits catamount country to promote cancer innovation

October 23, 2016

The vice president sat on common ground with UVM medical experts, joined by a single enemy: cancer. V...

ResLife announces dorm space for upperclassmen

ResLife announces dorm space for upperclassmen

October 20, 2016

Upperclassmen may soon have an easier time finding housing. ResLife announced there will be more room fo...

Ben & Jerry’s takes a political stance

Ben & Jerry’s takes a political stance

October 20, 2016

Ice cream cones and voices were raised as Black Lives Matter supporters surrounded the front of Ben &am...

SGA outlines resolution on syllabi

Kelsey Neubauer, Assistant News Editor

October 20, 2016

Filed under Campus, News

  Students have added their voice to faculty contract negotiations this year. A resolution passed by SGA Oct. 2 outlines undergraduates’ expectations for an upcoming bargaining agreement between the University and United Academics, the faculty union. SGA believes the expectation must be explicitly written into...

Report shows drug use in decline

Colin Bushweller

October 19, 2016

Filed under Campus, News

Reports of drug and alcohol violations are on the decline at UVM. UVM’s annual Clery Report, published Sept. 28, cites evidence that shows drug and alcohol violations are on the decline when compared to years prior. The Clery Report requires all colleges and universities that participate in federal financial aid progr...

Guest professor gives lecture on negative effects of cannabis use

Guest professor gives lecture on negative effects of cannabis use

October 19, 2016

Cannabis use may be more harmful to students than previously thought, according to one health expert....

Student to examine white identity and race

October 19, 2016

Filed under Campus, News

A retreat that caught international attention last year is being held again. Last year, UVM was put on an international stage after sending students on a weekend retreat to examine their white identity. Some students will take part in the third annual Examining White Identity Retreat at the Common Ground Retreat Center i...

Mayor seeks students’ support in downtown project

October 18, 2016

Filed under News, Vermont

Burlington’s mayor is seeking support from UVM students for renovations to downtown Burlington. Mayor Miro Weinberger addressed SGA Oct. 11 at its weekly meeting. Weinberger came to discuss this year’s referendum questions three and four, which concern the Burlington Town Center development project. “This is a great...

$500,000 donated to find new breast cancer therapy

$500,000 donated to find new breast cancer therapy

October 18, 2016

Half a million dollars have been donated to a UVM research team in the hopes of creating a therapy for...

ResLife staff gives advice on living in dorms

ResLife staff gives advice on living in dorms

October 13, 2016

Roughly 5,500 students live on campus and have to adhere to the rules of the dorms.   Resi...

UVM tackles campus damages

October 13, 2016

Filed under Campus, News

Every year new students move in and out of dorms and ResLife has to make sure they stay in good condition.   UVM ResLife inspects every room after students move out in spring, and in many cases issue fines for broken or missing items.   Fines can range from $27 for basic chairs and beds to $500 fines for broken exit si...

UVM school of medicine revamps its admissions

UVM school of medicine revamps its admissions

October 12, 2016

Students applying for UVM’s medical school will face an admission process never used before.   ...

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