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Second Wave of Murray Protesters Face Discipline

Second Wave of Murray Protesters Face Discipline

By WILL DIGRAVIO

The college put 19 students on probation for disrupting a lecture by Charles Murray, capping a tumultuous semester with a set of punishments that many criticized as either too harsh or too lenient.

May 10, 20176 Comments

News

SGA Debates the Future of Free Speech on Campus

By KYLE NAUGHTON

In their final session of the semester, SGA senators voted down a bill that would have protected controversial speakers from being disrupted. Critics said the bill threatened students’ right to protest.

May 10, 20173 Comments

Students and Administrators Discuss ‘Restorative Justice’

By NICK GARBER and ELAINE VELIE

After two sociology professors led a sit-in to protest discipline for students, the college dean promised a culture shift in its judicial system.

May 10, 2017No Comments

Opinions

Why EatReal Is Right for All the Wrong Reasons

By CHARLIE MITCHELL

I support the goals of the dining hall meat-reduction proposal with enthusiasm. The methods, however, are all wrong.

May 11, 20171 Comment

Donald Trump and Raúl Castro Will Not Shake Hands

By ORESTES RAFAEL BETANCOURT PONCE DE LEÓN

Many see America’s rapprochement with Cuba as a new status quo, but others prefer to wait before reaching a verdict. On politics and chess.

May 10, 2017No Comments

Local

Vermonters ‘Green Up’ Their Communities

Vermonters ‘Green Up’ Their Communities

By AMELIA POLLARD

An annual tradition begun in 1970 by the former governor has residents orchestrating a deep clean of public spaces in all 251 of Vermont’s towns.

May 10, 2017

Arts & Sciences

The Bi Hall Telescope: A Closer Look

The Bi Hall Telescope: A Closer Look

By ASHER LANTZ

The Champlain Valley is prime real estate for stargazing. The technician at the Mittelman Observatory explains why.

May 10, 2017