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Post course info online to better inform students for registration

March 23, 2016

Filed under Opinion, Opinion Editorials, Staff Editorial

On March 20, SGA leadership sent a letter to the administration advocating for course descriptions and syllabi to be made available online for all classes during registration.Professors are “expected” to post expanded ...

Four ways to better your Halloween

October 28, 2015

Filed under Modest Proposals, Opinion, Opinion Editorials

1. Don’t under-think your costumes. Every year I see the same avoidable mistakes at Halloween parties. Many groups try to do a theme costume which works well in pictures, but ends up being horribly confusing once even one person in the crew isn’t immedia...

BuzzFeed refashions culinary industry

Daltrey Burris

October 21, 2015

Filed under Modest Proposals, Opinion, Opinion Editorials

World-renowned winner of the Iron Chef award, Javier del Toro, stated last Thursday that the key to his culinary success was Buzzfeed’s online cooking videos. “I had always been on Facebook a lot, it was usually boring but I felt like I had to ch...

There isn’t a man in your shower

Daltrey Burris

October 14, 2015

Filed under Modest Proposals, Opinion, Opinion Editorials

There’s not a man waiting behind your shower curtain waiting to kill you. Why would there be? That would be a terrible place to murder you in cold blood. If you’re about to shower, you’ll be naked and vulnerable with nothing to defend yourself. You won’t have a pocketknife or a gun or e...

Lend graduate students your support

October 14, 2015

Filed under Opinion, Opinion Editorials

Even the most skilled debater would have a hard time arguing the position that public research universities aren’t vital to the health of society.This is especially true in Vermont, where UVM stands as the only public research university. The profe...

UVM police services blame victim

Caroline DeCunzo

October 7, 2015

Filed under Opinion, Opinion Editorials

UVM police services recently sent an email to all UVM students regarding a reported sexual assault at UVM FallFest. Reporting an instance of sexual assault, particularly to police, can be a traumatic and challenging experience, a...

UVM preacher should opine somewhere else

Aleah Gatto

October 7, 2015

Filed under Opinion, Opinion Editorials

A few weeks ago, I was walking through the quad when I saw a middle-aged man standing on a rock, yelling, waving his arms around and holding a black  leather Bible in his hand. A throng of college students had formed around him, and for a moment I thought th...

First-year reinvents himself as slightly different loser

Daltrey Burris

September 30, 2015

Filed under Modest Proposals, Opinion, Opinion Editorials

UVM first-year student James Gleeson has quickly and purposefully changed his image in the first few weeks of college. Desperately trying to rebrand himself from “the kid even the teachers bullied,” Gleeson believes his transformation has allowed...

On the priority of editorial autonomy

Joey Brown

September 29, 2015

Filed under Opinion, Opinion Editorials

An editor of any sufficient quality and merit is one who is precise in his proofreading; able to direct his writers through the intimidating jumble of competing information and stories of daily life; and who is, preferably, a...