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UVM students organize racial justice forum

UVM students organize racial justice forum

Alex Verret, Cynic Correspondent

October 13, 2017

Following a march lead by student leaders accompanied by a list of demands and emails from the president’s office, UVM students held a racial injustice forum. A group of students who presented a list of demands to President Tom Sullivan Sept. 27 hosted the forum Sept. 30. The Student Forum ...

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UVM student's protesting 1988

Bryan O'Keefe and Sarah Olsen

March 2, 2016

Student activism was common at UVM throughout the 1960s and ‘70s, resulting in the creation of some of the first African-American, Chicano/a and women’s studies departments in the U.S., English professor Nancy Welch said. “At UVM, these actions — and the establishment of courses in women’s...

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