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PIKE wins national contest for the fourth time

PIKE wins national contest for the fourth time

May 11, 2017

For the fourth year in a row, the iconic laughter of comedian, actor and charity organizer Seth Roge...

Campus chefs battle to support food shelf

Campus chefs battle to support food shelf

May 10, 2017

Following the culinary aromas, guests young and old entered the candlelit ballroom with an air of hushed ...

Restaurant Week offers discounted prices, new foods

Restaurant Week offers discounted prices, new foods

May 10, 2017

April 21- 30 is Vermont Restaurant Week, a great way to sample the amazing restaurants Burlington and Verm...

UVM junior advances in VT business competition

Anna Power, Staff Writer

May 10, 2017

Filed under Life

LaunchVT, a community that aims to bring exposure to local entrepreneurs, according to its website, will hold its annual Pitch Competition May 12. Those competing all have the chance to win over $75,000 in cash and prizes, according to the NBC website. Each team will be paired with a venture capitalist mentor to prepare...

Earth week increases sustainability efforts

Kailey Bates, Staff Writer

May 9, 2017

Filed under Life

Last week, students showed support for Mother Earth in a number of ways. April 17 marked the first day of UVM’s annual Earth Week. Dozens of groups organized events all week long that shed light on environmental issues that affect us all. Sophomore Madeline Joslin stood behind a table April 17 in the Davis Center A...

Event provides support for sexual assault survivors

Event provides support for sexual assault survivors

May 8, 2017

In 98 seconds, you can sing the Star-Spangled Banner.  In 98 seconds, you can brush your teeth, or yo...

Campus sandwich shop plans to end hunger with grilled cheese

Campus sandwich shop plans to end hunger with grilled cheese

April 18, 2017

A warm grilled cheese delivered with a smile and paid for with a small donation makes students feel go...

Matcha maintains trend of popularity

Chris Leow, Senior Staff Writer

April 17, 2017

Filed under Columns, Life

Matcha tea has become extremely popular in recent years, appearing in everything from candy, cupcakes, smoothies and lattes. Ben & Jerry’s even has a Matcha-flavored ice cream with caramel and cinnamon, though it’s only available in Japan. But what actually is this bright green powder, and what are its benefit...

On-campus scoop shop hosts last cone day

Izzy Siedman, Assistant Life Editor

April 17, 2017

Filed under Life

Like rain through the ruts of Church Street, a line of people flowed down the street in anticipation of free ice cream. Around the world, Ben & Jerry’s held its annual Free Cone day event from noon until 8 p.m on April 4. Two free ice cream stands were situated in the Burlington area. One was outside the Dav...

Islam talk held to educate students on faith

Kate Vesely, Staff Writer

April 17, 2017

Filed under Life

Enrolling and attending college can be a huge shift for just about everyone. However, this shift can prove more stressful and challenging for Muslim students at a predominantly white school, according to UVM’s Interfaith Center. Teaching key concepts, rituals and global regional difference in Islamic tradition, the U...

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