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Vt. College Euthanizes Retired Farm Ox
Sunday, 11/11/12
A Vermont college has euthanized one of its farm oxen that have been at the center of an uproar following the college's decision to process the animals into meat products following their retirement from the college's farm.
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College Puts Off Oxen Slaughter Because Of Threats
Thursday, 11/01/12
Vermont's Green Mountain College has postponed the slaughter of two oxen because of threats made to local slaughterhouses from animal rights groups.
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Demonstrators Protest College Plan To Slaughter Oxen
Friday, 10/26/12
By Nina Keck
About 15 protesters demonstrated at Green Mountain College Friday in a last ditch effort to save Bill and Lou - a pair of oxen that have worked on the campus farm for ten years.
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In Vermont, Outcry Over Oxen
Friday, 10/19/12
By Nina Keck
A Facebook petition asking Green Mountain College to spare the school's beloved oxen team from slaughter has racked up more than 30,000 signatures from all over the world. But school officials say they won't change their mind.
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Oxen Destined For College Cafeteria
Wednesday, 10/10/12
The days are numbered for two oxen that have worked the fields at Vermont's Green Mountain College farm for more than a decade.
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The Green Campus
Thursday, 02/16/12
By Jane Lindholm
We check in with Vermont colleges on how important sustainable efforts are on and off campus, and learn about an Essex High School group that won an MTV contest.
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Enticing Consumers To Buy Local, Even In Winter
Wednesday, 06/01/11
By Nina Keck
A Vermont college in Rutland County is hoping a flash freezer will encourage consumers to buy locally produced summer foods in the winter.
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GMC Plans Discussions On Local Fuel
Thursday, 01/27/11
By Nina Keck
Green Mountain College will be kicking off a series of round table discussions in February designed to reduce the school's carbon footprint - and boost the local economy.  
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Green Mountain College Voted "Greenest" In U.S.
Wednesday, 09/15/10
By Nina Keck
Green Mountain College in Poultney has been recognized for its eco-friendly efforts. Sierra magazine just named the liberal arts school the "greenest college in the nation" in its annual Coolest Schools issue. 
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Student Sues Over Co-Ed Dorm Bathrooms
Monday, 12/21/09
A Green Mountain College student has filed a lawsuit over the lack of single-sex bathrooms in the her co-ed residence hall.
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Field-to-plate: VT college students try farming
Monday, 07/06/09
While other college students are in stuffy classrooms, about a dozen are earning credit tending a Vermont farm.
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