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University of Vermont Student Died While Taking Shortcut

The temperature was as low as -4 degrees

(Newser) - The cold is being blamed on the death of a University of Vermont student whose body was found in the snow on Saturday morning. Burlington police say in a tweet that the 19-year-old male was apparently taking a shortcut that led him through the rear parking lot of a business... More »

Bee Scientist Finds $140K Email—in His Spam Folder

The National Science Foundation award for Charlie C. Nicholson was actually real

(Newser) - Maybe you should open up that next "Lucky Winner!" email you get and not automatically dump it in the trash. Because for University of Vermont researcher Charlie C. Nicholson, his spam folder turned out to hold more than the usual dream-job and porn messages. On Tuesday, the National... More »

Vermont Frat Suspended for Rape Quiz

'Who would you most like to rape?' members were asked

(Newser) - A University of Vermont fraternity has been suspended for distributing a survey asking members whom they would most like to rape. A student passed on the questionnaire to administrators, who immediately suspended the frat and launched an investigation, reports ABC News . "This is very appalling to us, shocking and... More »

College Johns Go Coed

Some schools address transgender concerns by creating gender-neutral bathrooms

(Newser) - When students return to Emerson College in Massachusetts this month, they’ll be greeted by silhouettes of a man and woman on a single sign outside some two-dozen campus restrooms. In response to growing transgender discomfort with single-sex bathrooms, many colleges are making their johns gender-neutral, the Boston Globe reports. More »

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