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Tuition hiked by 4 percent

Tom Benton, Editor in Chief

February 16, 2012

In a 9-4 vote on Thursday, Feb. 2, the Vermont State Colleges board of trustees voted to increase the in-state tuition rate by 4 percent for the next two academic years, amidst ongoing debate regarding legislative funding for Vermont state colleges. Out-of-state tuition will increase 5 percent. The...

Hundreds rally for increased funding for Vt. State Colleges

Hundreds rally for increased funding for Vt. State Colleges

Mariah Howland, Photo Editor/Staff Reporter

February 16, 2012

On Feb. 7 over 200 students, faculty and staff from the Vermont State Colleges gathered on the steps of the Statehouse to advocate for increased funding for the Vermont State Colleges. Two buses sponsored by the JSC Student Government Association brought over 80 Johnson students to the rally, most...

Food Services contract down to two finalists

Leisa Kelsey, Staff Reporter

February 2, 2012

Two finalists, Sodexo and ARAMARK, are competing for the $6 million-a-year food service contract to be awarded by the Vermont State Colleges at the end of February. Currently, ARAMARK is finishing up a 10-year contract with the four campus based state colleges Johnson, Castleton, Lyndon and Vermont Te...

VSC Statehouse rally set for Feb.7

Mariah Howland, Photo Editor/Staff Reporter

February 2, 2012

Students from the Vermont State Colleges will converge on Montpelier Feb. 7 to lobby for increased funding for public higher education in Vermont. The rally is expected to draw well over 100 students, faculty and staff from Johnson alone, as well as many others from Lyndon, Castleton, Vermont Tech and ...

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