Image of students packed inside a concert venue on campus. Photo by Alex Strand | The Vermont Cynic
Image of students packed inside a concert venue on campus. Photo by Alex Strand | The Vermont Cynic

Disabilities and the “going out” experience

Many nightlife locations are inaccessible to parts of the student body.


For many college-aged students, going out is a rite of passage. Weekends filled with dancing, drinking and poor decision-making make the stress of school almost bearable.

For students with physical disabilities, weekends can look a lot different. Lack of accessibility on and off campus limits the options that disabled students have when going out, said sophomore Lillian Mae Olson, a member of the Disabled Students Union. Read more…


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