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Teachers picket Williston Road on Thursday afternoon, April 1, in opposition to the proposed changes to the state pension system.

Pension Plan Dropped After Statewide Teachers’ Protests

Alex Wick, Staff Writer April 2, 2021

Dozens of teachers from schools in the Burlington area braved the wintry weather on Thursday afternoon, April 1, and lined Williston Road by Staples Plaza. Holding signs like, “A PENSION IS A PROMISE”...

Protestors clothed in black march down Burlington's Pearl Street on September 3, 2020. 
Photo: Anna Huener

“This is our thing”: Burlington Youth take Action in Black Lives Matter

Anna Huener October 4, 2020

The killing of George Floyd in May of 2020 sparked an eruption of protests and social media outrage around the United States. Thousands of people took to the streets to protest police brutality and systemic...

OPINION: Please, Protest Responsibly

OPINION: Please, Protest Responsibly

Theo Davis April 2, 2017

There is a right way, and a wrong way to protest and exercise the right to free speech. Middlebury students recently chose the wrong method in a protest on their campus. On March 2, 2017 Charles Murray,...

A woman raises her first in the air as thousands of people gather for the Women's March on Washington on Jan. 21. The event took place the day after the Inauguration. | Photo: Emma Chaffee/ Register

BHS Students and Faculty Attend Women’s March on D.C. and Montpelier

Emma Chaffee February 3, 2017

On Saturday, Jan. 21, millions of people worldwide took part in marches for women’s rights. Outside of the main event in Washington, there were marches in all 50 states, as well as 56 countries outside...

Emma Chaffee, Balkisa Abdikadir, Eliza Abedi and Hawa Adam pose for a photo on Jan. 25. Students wore black and pink to show support for women’s rights. | Photo: OREAD

Students Wear Black and Pink to Raise Awareness for Women’s Rights

Lucy Govoni February 3, 2017

Eliza Abedi recalled getting home from work on Jan. 20, and turning on the television. Millions of women were marching around the world. History was being made, and she wanted to witness it. “It was...

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