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Students talk about legalizing marijuana

Students talk about legalizing marijuana

Danielle Goglia March 18, 2015

Imagine April 20, the “marijuana holiday,” without the fear of being arrested. This could happen in Vermont with a new bill that proposes the legalization of the drug. “I think that legalizing...

Stony Brook defeats Vermont in semifinal

Jack Estrin March 18, 2015

The Catamounts had a chance to tie the game on the final possession, but America East Player of the Year, Jameel Warney swatted away a shot by junior Ethan O’Day and the Cat’s hopes for the America...

FADE CEO speaks out about #Yakgate

FADE CEO speaks out about #Yakgate

Caroline Shea March 18, 2015

One app claims to let you “share your thoughts,” as long as the posts don’t mention their competitors. Yik Yak has added a one downvote per minute feature to any posts that contain the name of competitor...

Disco Biscuits serve fresh jams

Disco Biscuits serve fresh jams

March 18, 2015

The Springfest artists have been announced and the Disco Biscuits and AlunaGeorge will grace the stage on the Chittenden Buckham and Wills green next month.UPB revealed the news by unveiling the Springfest...

Artificial Intelligence is not what it used to be

Colin Kamphuis March 18, 2015

Torn between rival gangs and his creator, the robot “CHAPPiE” struggles to realize his purpose and navigate 2016 Johannesburg, South Africa. However, despite a promising premise, “CHAPPiE” as...

Rapper explores past in new EP

Rapper explores past in new EP

March 18, 2015

Tupac Shakur blurred the lines between gangster rap and socially conscious rap, revealing the true struggles of a gangster.Freddie Gibbs’ new EP “Pronto” is the fresh breath of crack-laced air that...

Lines of heaven and hell crossed

Allie Osorno March 18, 2015

In 2011 one band entered into the music scene with a sense of electric mystery to their music. Four years later, the group Purity Ring has resurfaced with an enhanced pop-y sound to their new album, “Another...

Michigan jeweler comes to Burlington

Michigan jeweler comes to Burlington

March 18, 2015

A new award-winning artist has arrived in Burlington.Denise Fletcher, owner of Deda Jewelry, creates pieces from materials such as gold, silver, pearls and gems.Fletcher has been awarded the Best of Jewelry...

SGA updates

SGA updates

Caroline Alkire March 18, 2015

What’s new with the SGA:        A bill recognizing the reinstatement of the Judo club at UVM has been passed. This club will promote cultural diversity and Japanese culture through martial...

Promoting food justice at UVM

Heather Rankine March 18, 2015

UVM explored the topic of food justice March 11 in the Aiken Center. “Food Justice Activism: Through a Social Justice Lense” was an intersectional food justice workshop led by Kat Yang-Stevens. Food...

Enjoying each and every bite

Allison Carey March 18, 2015

It’s time to eat your cake and enjoy it too. We’ve all felt that pang of guilt in our stomachs when we reach for a piece of chocolate cake. However, a study published in a March 2014 edition of Appetite...

Men’s hockey off to semifinals

Alexander Benoit March 18, 2015

It started with 12 teams, now four remain. Down four goals in game one of the three game series  this past weekend against the Boston College Eagles, Vermont looked as if it was headed for the exits,...

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