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Round Room Bar?

April 12, 2004
Filed under Archives, Life

The Round Room sold beer at events last Monday and Friday for the first time since 1992. The events, the NCAA Men's Basketball Championship on Monday, and 'Family Night' on Friday were trial days to gauge the student response of using the Round Room as a pub next year.The Round Room, which seats 90,...

The Vermont Cynic: Where are They Now?

April 5, 2004
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The Vermont Cynic is proud to have produced some excellent staff members over the past 120 years. Some have gone on to become distinguished journalists while others have journeyed into investment banking or sports marketing.This week we are fortunate enough to have the 2000-2001 Cynic News and Manag...

Celebrating Brown v. The Board of Education

April 5, 2004
Filed under Archives, Life

This week the University of Vermont will sponsor a series of events marking the fiftieth anniversary of the landmark Supreme Court decision Brown v. The Board of Education. (Please see the closing paragraphs of this article for details about the UVM activities). In doing so, the University affirms va...

Dear Dana, what is this “March for Women’s Lives” that I keep seeing signs for?

April 5, 2004
Filed under Archives, Life

Here's the situation, the Bush administration has been chipping away at women's reproductive rights for the past few years. Ever since Roe vs. Wade made abortions legal for women in the United States this right has been subject to an array of restrictions. From mandatory waiting periods, to parental co...

Making the Grade: Tutors Wanted

April 5, 2004
Filed under Archives, Campus Life, Life

Does your course material lack clarity? As a veteran math tutor, I would have to say Subject-Area Tutoring has been a success for both tutors and tutees at the University of Vermont. The Learning Cooperative offers a variety of excellent tutors mostly in courses that have been traditionally difficult for th...

SGA President Elect Jones on Plans, Goals

April 5, 2004
Filed under Archives, Life

"The Voice of the Students" is loud and can be heard on campus. That is the motto of the UVM Student Government (SG) which is a two branch governance body representing the nearly 8,000 undergraduate and continuing education students at the University of Vermont. The SG consists of an executive and le...

UVM Dudeman Uncovered

March 29, 2004
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1. Aggressive anti-homosexual rhetoric 2.Slanderous publications/pamphlets/flyers3. Thinly veiled conservative propaganda The one element these three points have in common is their noticeable absence on the UVM campus during the '03-'04 academic year. The reason for this absence can be attributed to the di...

UVM 2004 Summer Classes

March 29, 2004
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To: All enrolled UVM studentsFrom: Office of the RegistrarDear Students- The University of Vermont is offering seven new courses for Summer, 2004. All courses are available for sign up on the registrar's home page as of April 1, 2004. The new course offerings are listed as follows:5-10 Managemen...

Capone and Noreaga Upset Miles Davis in Brizzi’s ‘Album of the Century’ Awards

March 29, 2004
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In a recent survey taken in New York City, Capone and Noreaga's The War Report was judged the best album of this past century. Songs such as TONY(Top Of New York), Bloody Money, Halfway Thugs, and Parole Violators made this album stand above all others, in all categories.Original estimates for what ...

UVM to Relocate to Tijuana, Mexico

March 29, 2004
Filed under Archives, Life

In an effort to increase the diversity on the University of Vermont campus, the university administration has decided to move the campus to Tijuana.The move, which was announced by UVM president, Daniel Fogel, will cost the university an estimated $192 million to move all the buildings. Fogel believes ...

Crack to Replace Pot for 4/20 Rally

March 29, 2004
Filed under Archives, Life

Fearing the get-tough policies for marijuana smokers on 4/20, many UVM students are turning to crack."The campus police can smell a bong rip from a mile away, but they're not onto the scent of crack yet," asserts UVM freshman Derek Ellerman.4/20 is a day traditionally devoted to the smoking of marij...

Nalgene Bottles May Pose Some Health Risks

March 8, 2004
Filed under Archives, Life

Nalgene water bottles are a staple on many college campuses, but a new study indicates that the bottles, when washed with harsh detergents, could pose health risks. Two recent articles, one published in Current Biology and another in Sierra Magazine, point to possible harmful developmental effects of...

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