Thousands of supporters gathered at Burlington's waterfront this week to cheer on Sen. Bernie Sanders as he officially kicked off his presidential campaign, but not everyone is taking the bid as seriously.
While Vermont's lawmakers are unlikely to get around to deciding whether to legalize marijuana this session, the University of Vermont is hoping to keep the conversation about cannabis going with an online Cannabis Speaker Series.
Registering to vote in Vermont may soon get a little bit easier. On Tuesday, the state House passed a bill that would let citizens register to vote on Election Day itself. Lawmakers still must agree on some changes to the bill before it goes to Democratic Gov. Peter Shumlin, who supports Election Day registration.
If he signs it, Vermont will be the 14th state — plus the District of Columbia — that has decided to allow voters to register on Election Day. But laws like this are not without their critics.
Can music be visual? Wren Kitz, a guitarist from Burlington, thinks so. He recently made a record, For Evelyn, weaving his music with found sound and field recordings to try to give listeners a visual, surreal experience.
Try to imagine New England 100 years into the future. A future in which access to water isn't a right, but a privilege controlled by the powerful. That's the premise of a new science fiction action film that was written, produced and directed by University of Vermont Matthew Lipke.
The film is called Elixir and it debuts Friday night at the Roxy theater in Burlington.