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Cats on roll with tournament set

Cats on roll with tournament set

John Suozzo March 3, 2016

The Catamounts men’s basketball team has finished up their regular season schedule and are now shifting their focus to postseason play. First, the Catamounts will compete in the America East Tournament. The...

Let students draw their own conclusions on controversies

March 3, 2016

Dear Editor,People make “hard to believe” and/or false statements all the time.When an email was sent to UVM students suggesting an Auschwitz crematorium was a hoax, the response from the UVM vice...

Musician curates monumental sound

Musician curates monumental sound

Ben Elfland March 3, 2016

Four musicians are taking on the task of capturing the sound of a 30-artist ensemble. Wrekmeister Harmonies is an experimental music collective with only one permanent member that features the work...

Follow your passion & Teach For America

March 3, 2016

With graduation right around the corner, I have been reflecting a lot on the beginning of my time at UVM. I giggle when I think of how I imagined my life would be at the beginning of my first year. I thought...

Catching a ride on the educational terror bus

Catching a ride on the educational terror bus

Daltrey Burris March 3, 2016

“No mom, please, you can’t make me go! I won’t do it,” Arnold screamed. The two had been arguing for the entire duration of the twelve minute drive to school. Despite his protests, Arnold’s...

Vermont bill guarantees paid sick leave

March 3, 2016

A bill recently passed by Vermont’s state legislature will guarantee paid sick leave for Vermont workers. The law will put in place a required amount of sick time, and forbid employers from preventing...

The UVM Medical Center is pictured Feb. 27. The hospital is opening a clinic specifically for transgender youth. PHIL CARRUTHERS/The Vermont Cynic

Transgender clinic to open

Caroline Alkire March 3, 2016

The UVM Medical Center is planning to start a new clinic to help transgender children and teens. As part of the UVM Children’s Specialty Center, the clinic will be a collection of doctors, social...

Women are inspired by the bralette

March 3, 2016

I remember my first bra. My mother came home from work and said she had a surprise for me. I started to feel butterflies in my stomach. I knew what it was. She had finally caved and bought me the new Pixter...

Bluegrass duo tunes into musical traditions in Burly

March 3, 2016

The long white hair on stage at the Flynn proved testament to the seniority of one bluegrass power duo this past Friday.Mandolin player David Grisman and rhythm guitarist Del McCoury, billed as “Del...

Marijuana legalization bill passes the Vermont senate

March 3, 2016

Vermont is one step closer to legalizing recreational marijuana.The Vermont State Senate voted 17 to 12 to pass the measure Feb. 18. It will now head to the Vermont House of Representatives. If the...

Kappa Sigma hosts fundraiser for Navy SEALS

March 3, 2016

Kappa Sigma Fraternity hosted a charity sleepover Feb. 26 to support the Navy SEAL Legacy foundation.This event was Kappa Sigma’s eighth annual Sleep Out for the Soldiers fundraiser. Brothers from UVM’s...

ROTC cadets during field training at Fort Ethan Allen in Jericho, Vt. Sept. 26. UVM's ROTC was ranked No. 8 in the country among mid-sized schools. Oliver Pomazi/The Vermont Cynic

UVM ROTC ranked in top eight

Alexandra Shannon March 3, 2016

UVM’s senior Army Reserve Officers’ Training Corps recently received the 2016 MacArthur Award. The MacArthur Award was awarded to eight schools nationwide. There are 275 ROTC programs in the country,...

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