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Thursday, February 22
Gun panel

AG joins panel weighing Second Amendment issues

The Saint Michael’s College campus chapter of the national group called Young Americans for Freedom sponsored a program about Second Amendment rights on Tuesday evening, featuring Vermont Attorney General T.J. Donovan and Saint Michael’s Director of Public Safety Doug Babcock. Two students from the group – Ryan Wurmsdobler and Ralph Colantino, also participated as panelists along with their informal campus adviser, Robert Letovsky of the Saint Michael’s business faculty, who also arranged for Donovan to be part of the panel.

Wednesday, February 21
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Community to bias agitators: Not in our house

Saint Michael’s students poured into the Chapel of Saint Michael the Archangel on Monday night for a mandatory meeting organized by the Office of Student Life. The meeting was announced earlier in the afternoon to address a mass posting of stickers promoting white nationalism on Saint Mike’s, UVM, and Champlain College campuses the night prior.

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St. Mike's Model U.N. team does well at Harvard

A delegation of Saint Michael’s College students made a strong showing as they represented the African nation of Angola during the large Harvard National Model U.N. in Cambridge, MA, this past weekend, Feb. 16-18 – an event that drew participants from around the world. Student-leaders hope to expand and revitalize this club, which has a rich history on the Saint Michael's campus, including sending a team to the very first Model U.N. conference in the 1940s at St. Lawrence University.

Friday, February 16
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St. Mike's team tops in state as financial analysts

A Saint Michael’s College team of five business/accounting students on February 13 won the 2018 Vermont CFA Institute Research Challenge, a state qualifier for an annual global competition that provides university students with hands-on mentoring and intensive training in financial analysis. Students winning at the local level advance to one of the three regional competitions, and the winner from each regional competition will advance to the global final held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia in April.

Thursday, February 15
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Hoop house allows garden planting in February

Even outdoors the weather was warming up for winter in Vermont on Tuesday, February 13, and all agreed it felt “downright glorious” in the tropically-warm “hoop house” down by the campus farm and permaculture site, where a gaggle of Saint Michael’s College students joined mentor Kristyn Dumont Achilich ’05 in surprisingly active pre-spring stirrings for their year-round and expanding teaching-and-cultivation operation.

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