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Student runs for seat in City Council election

Student runs for seat in City Council election

March 5, 2018

In his campaign for Ward 8 councilman, UVM junior JF Carter Neubieser has broken University rules. Neubi...

Students, residents express concerns

Alexandra Shannon

November 3, 2015

Filed under Campus, News

Tension remains between student and permanent residents in Burlington, which was a significant issue during this year’s Burlington city council elections, residents say. Noise is one of the largest sources of conflict between students and permanent residents. “A lot of times, it’s not party noise but the walk-by noi...

Who will represent you?

Jacob Holzman

February 10, 2015

Filed under News, News Teaser

Noise pollution, deadbeat landlords, affordable housing — students must soon choose who will be their voice on these issues and more in Burlington.In the East District, senior Carmen Scoles (D) is facing off against current Ward 1 City Councilor Selene Colburn (P).In the Ward 8 race, Brock Gibian (D) is running against former s...

Your town, your vote

February 3, 2015

Filed under Opinion, Staff Editorial

Over the next four weeks, the race for city council will be on.This is no ordinary city council election, though. The creation of a new, student-majority district gives us a unique chance to elect new representatives for the first time in university and city history.In many ways, a city councilor elected for and by students ...

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