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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.

Wednesday, February 14
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Edmundites reflect on church-racism discussion

In light of last month’s discussions about race and privilege on the Saint Michael’s College campus during mid-January’s Annual MLK Week, members of the Society of Saint Edmund, the College’s founding religious order, recently brought to wider campus attention an article from National Catholic Reporter that addresses the Catholic church’s response to racism -- both through U.S. history and more recently in a fast-changing national social and political climate.

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