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1,662 fans show up for “Pack the Gut”

February 3, 2016

Thanks to an annual charity challenge, the women’s hockey team saw a larger than average crowd in the stands Jan. 29.The Catamounts, who have averaged 372 fans per game this season according to U.S....

Sharon Paulson, the newly hired chief of staff and senior council to President Tom Sullivan, is pictured Feb 1. RYAN THORNTON/The Vermont Cynic

UVM president hires chief of staff

February 3, 2016

The UVM administration organization chart has been shuffled to create a new position in the president’s office.President Tom Sullivan has hired his former co-worker from the University of Minnesota,...

Sanders places second in Iowa Caucus

Sanders places second in Iowa Caucus

Bryan O'Keefe February 3, 2016

Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders nearly matched former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton in the Democratic Iowa Caucus Feb. 1, according to the Associated Press. Sanders had 49.6 percent of the caucus...

The Federal Reserve & us

The Federal Reserve & us

February 3, 2016

You hear all this chatter about the Federal Reserve doing this and doing that and therefore the markets are “bullish” or “bearish” and so on and so forth. But what do changes in monetary policy...

Your voice can make a difference

February 3, 2016

Voting: A simple act that has the potential to change the political landscape of our country.This is especially true during the current election cycle.Though it’s only January, this race is already...

Club urges removal of SAFE act

February 3, 2016

UVM students have asked the administration to “denounce” a federal act, according to a December letter sent to President Tom Sullivan. College Undergraduates Not Tolerating Sexism, UVM’s feminist...

A Mindful Meditation session at LivingWell is pictured Jan.27. The drop-in classes are offered through the Center for Health and Wellbeing. PHIL CARRUTHERS/ The Vermont Cynic

An honest narrative of a first meditation

Hunter Colvin February 3, 2016

I’ve never really meditated. Not unless you count the mini meditation I did at the end of a yoga class I took that one time. But I was too busy wiping copious amounts of sweat from, well, everywhere...

Film brings brutal past to bear

Film brings brutal past to bear

February 3, 2016

Shockingly violent and overwhelmingly heart- breaking, “The Revenant” is the most gruesome western to date.Inspired by true events, “The Revenant” is the stomach-churning tale of frontiersman...

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