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PIKE wins national contest for the fourth time

PIKE wins national contest for the fourth time

Izzy Siedman, Assistant Life Editor
May 11, 2017
Filed under Life

For the fourth year in a row, the iconic laughter of comedian, actor and charity organizer Seth Rogen echoed through halls of the Pi Kappa Alpha house. PIKE welcomed Seth Rogen as a new brother of their fraternity April 17, after winning the Hilarity for Charity fundraising competition for the fourth tim...

Campus chefs battle to support food shelf

Campus chefs battle to support food shelf

Izzy Siedman, Assistant Life Editor
May 10, 2017
Filed under Life

Following the culinary aromas, guests young and old entered the candlelit ballroom with an air of hushed excitement. The Campus Kitchens Project hosted their annual Battle of the Campus Chef’s event April 20 in the Grand Maple Ballroom of the Davis Center. Students at the event paid $5 to ent...

Restaurant Week offers discounted prices, new foods

Restaurant Week offers discounted prices, new foods

Chris Leow, Staff Writer
May 10, 2017
Filed under Life

April 21- 30 is Vermont Restaurant Week, a great way to sample the amazing restaurants Burlington and Vermont have to offer. “Vermont Restaurant Week is 10 days of eating, essentially,” said Corey Grenier, the marketing and events director for Seven Days, said.”We have 118 Restaurants across...

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 cap...

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 i...

Waterman Manor offers different dining experience

Waterman Manor offers different dining experience

Michaela Paul, Staff Writer
May 9, 2017
Filed under Life

The Health Corner

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Event provides support for sexual assault survivors

Event provides support for sexual assault survivors

Kate Vesely, Staff Writer
May 8, 2017
Filed under Life

In 98 seconds, you can sing the Star-Spangled Banner.  In 98 seconds, you can brush your teeth, or you can make awkward small talk with the person next to you in line. And every 98 seconds, someone in America is sexually assaulted, according to the Department of Justice, one out of every six women...

Student discusses effects of microagressions

Student discusses effects of microagressions

Naydeline Mejia, Cynic Correspondent
May 8, 2017
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Now You See Me

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Campus sandwich shop plans to end hunger with grilled cheese

Campus sandwich shop plans to end hunger with grilled cheese

Izzy Siedman, Assistant Life Editor
April 18, 2017
Filed under Life

A warm grilled cheese delivered with a smile and paid for with a small donation makes students feel good and helps hungry people around the world. FeelGood is much more than just a sandwich shop; it’s a nationwide charity organization that puts its cheesy profits towards solving world hunger. According to the FeelGood w...

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, ...

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...

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 Isla...