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"Abigail M. Trebilcock" <[log in to unmask]>
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Student Government Association News and Issues <[log in to unmask]>
Wed, 31 Mar 1999 00:29:57 -0500
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        This is just the grassroots mobilization that was talked about at the
conference.  Let's all get involved and use this cause as a way to get
senators and students moving.


On Tue, 30 Mar 1999, Jacqueline Rousseau wrote:

> Heh guys!
>   Chris-I think that's a really good idea nad I plan to get right on it.I
> also spoke to my Community Council this evening and they are willing to
> grab some petitions and pass them around too. So Bridg-could you put like
> 10-15 extra in my box? thanx!
> jackie :)
> At 10:30 PM 3/30/1999 -0500, you wrote:
> >Hello-
> >        I spoke with Progressive city counselor Chapin Spencer (who voted
> against)
> >tonight after the senate meeting regarding their resolution regarding 18+
> >events downtown.  He confirmed that, at least temporarily, such events have
> >been banned.  Every one of us can name several reasons why this situation
> >is simply unacceptable.  On that note, it would be a very good thing if we
> >could flood every relevant Burlington media outlet with editorials in the
> >next week or two.  Below, please find the information for the BFP, Seven
> >Days, and Vermont Times (probably shouldn't overlook the Cynic either).
> >Attached is also a list of just about every other one in the state.  It
> >might be a good idea for those of you who are from VT to send a quick
> >little something out to your hometown paper detailing the situation up here
> >at UVM  (OR, this may not be a good idea, discretion is key here.  I know
> >nothing of the nature of any of these other publications).  Also, if
> >someone brings forth a resolution pertaining to this at next week's
> >meeting, we should invite local TV.
> >        We would be blind not to recognize that this mobilization
> initiative WILL
> >add fuel to a rather dormant fire.  Currently, there is very little press
> >attention being paid to this resolution and student issues downtown in
> >general.  We run the very real risk of community backlash by mobilizing
> >students around this.  Having said that, I think this is a great thing for
> >us to be doing.  Tasteful editorials are a great tool.  Make sure you sign
> >it "UVM SGA Senator (your name here)"!
> >        One more thing - I'm guessing the administration didn't have a
> thing to
> >say about this?  Wouldn't it be novel if they'd throw a little weight
> >around to protect OUR interests (read: rights) one of these days?
> >
> >Chris A.
> >
> >
> >P.O. Box 10, Burlington, VT 05402
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> >
> >P.O. Box 1164, Burlington, VT 05402-1164
> >FAX: 865-1015
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> >P.O. Box 940, Shelburne, VT 05482-0940
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> >
> >Attachment Converted: "c:\eudora\attach\Rutland Herald.doc"
> >
> >