The Vermont Cynic

DIY Humanitarianism Hits UVM

November 5, 2015

No matter what day of the week, walk through the Davis Center atrium or past the library steps and you’re likely to be asked for a moment of your time by a group of activists. In an atmosphere where...

Indie Films Showcase Labor and Love at Vermont Filmmaker’s Showcase

Caroline Shea November 5, 2015

“Indie filmmaking has never had it so good,” John Summa told me. We were sitting in his Old Mill office, surrounded by stacks of towering books. Summa, an Economics professor at UVM, wrote one of the...

Burlington’s Haunted History

Caroline Shea November 5, 2015

Halloween season is in full swing and it’s not unusual to see ghosts prowling the streets, usually sporting bedsheets and various party paraphernalia. However, collegiate mischief is not the only spooky...

Dining on-campus: my favorite places to go

Chris Leow November 5, 2015

As a junior, I’m still exploring UVM’s on-campus dining options. There are some locations that are well known and some that are hidden gems. Classy Dining One little, lesser-known place is the...

The experience of living in the dorms

November 5, 2015

Undergraduates are required to live on campus for their first two years, but this requirement seems to have a mixed reaction from students.Both upperclassmen and underclassmen shared pros and cons regarding...

Letting it grow for a cause

Jackie Flynn November 5, 2015

This November, UVM students can grow out their mustaches and beards for a cause. Movember, a nonprofit foundation that started in Australia, works to raise funds for men’s health, with all proceeds...

Living on-campus, not in dorms

November 5, 2015

For upperclassmen that don’t want to live downtown but still want an off-campus feel, there are two options: the Redstone Apartments and the Redstone Lofts.The Redstone Apartments are located behind...

Study abroad: housing in England versus in America

Hunter Colvin November 5, 2015

One of my biggest concerns about coming to Newcastle, England was housing. It’s only three months, but three months can feel like three years if you have the wrong roommate. Plus, living in University...

Campus housing for international students

Emilee Conroe November 5, 2015

Some international students  are rethinking the benefits of their required housing situation. First-years Haoxiang Huang and Zhuonan Kong and sophomores Chen Ling and Chen Yang are all international...

No differences between UVM dining and Sodexo

November 5, 2015

Sodexo will be facing big changes in the next five years following feedback from students, staff and faculty.Many students are unaware there is no difference between UVM dining and Sodexo, they said.“We...

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