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Community stands against pipelines

Community stands against pipelines

October 12, 2016

  Students and community members stood in solidarity with Standing Rock on the Davis Cent...

Construction paths upset UVM community

October 11, 2016

Filed under Campus, News

Changes in traffic patterns and increased noise on campus from construction have caused concern among community members.   Students and staff are frustrated with the impacts the construction has been having on daily life.   “Last year when I would walk to Trinity I could go by the hospital and it was sho...

National foundation and faculty criticize Bias Response program

National foundation and faculty criticize Bias Response program

October 11, 2016

UVM has come under criticism for its program targeting bias on campus.   The Foundation for Individual Rights in Educ...

College of Medicine finds new teaching techniques

College of Medicine finds new teaching techniques

October 7, 2016

UVM is on its way to implementing new teaching techniques in the Robert Larner M.D. College of Medicine...

Zoning causes protest

Chloe Chaobal

October 7, 2016

Filed under News, Vermont

The Burlington skyline is reaching a new height, which some residents say will change the city UVM students call home.   The City Council unanimously voted Sept. 29 in favor of a zoning amendment to rezone downtown, which will allow the city to redevelop the Burlington Town Center Mall by raising the building’s ...

Men’s hockey sanctioned following hazing incident

John Suozzo

October 6, 2016

Filed under Sports

Four members of the UVM men’s hockey team, including both of the team’s co-captains, have been suspended for five games due to their role in a hazing incident. On Sept. 24, first-year hockey team members were forced to partake in an initiation activity by upperclassmen at the residence of a few team members. The initiation...

CAS tackles declining enrollment

CAS tackles declining enrollment

October 6, 2016

The College of Arts and Sciences has plans to increase student enrollment within the next five years. ...

Black Lives Matter brings students together

Olivia Bowman and Kelsey Neubauer

October 5, 2016

Filed under Campus, News

Although the Black Lives Matter flag is no longer flying in front of the Davis Center, the discussion is far from over.   The Student Life faculty hosted a “Blackout 2.0: Creating Space to Reflect and Heal” Oct. 3 in the Davis Center as an event centered around reflection, action and healing.   Bl...

Student government organizes new visions for 2016

Kelsey Neubauer, Assistant News Editor

October 5, 2016

Filed under Campus, News

Executive members of SGA have set the course for several new initiatives this year. Upon entering their second year in office, SGA President Jason Maulucci and Vice President Tyler Davis have set a goal for SGA for the 2016 school year: holding the organization accountable in order to elevate its role in student’s lives. “[...

Students speak out against sexual assault

Students speak out against sexual assault

October 4, 2016

Sophomore Nina Truslow stood with a megaphone and recounted being raped at UVM.     “My n...

Crime Log Sept. 23 – Sept. 30

Crime Log Sept. 23 – Sept. 30

October 4, 2016

sep. 23 A patient at Adult Primary Care refused transport to the UVM Medical Center. Police assis...

Students give support for migrant workers

Kelsey Neubauer, Assistant News Editor

October 4, 2016

Filed under Campus, News

Students rallied against the deportation of a migrant rights leader Oct. 3 outside Bailey/ Howe Library. Miguel Alcudia could potentially be thrown out of the country. “Not one more, not one more,” the protesters chanted while holding up signs that read “Free Miguel.” Students joined protesters across the state wh...

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