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Your symptoms may be more than the ‘Winter Blues’

Your symptoms may be more than the ‘Winter Blues’

December 10, 2015

As the winter months quickly approach, some students are bracing for the onset of seasonal affective disorder.“SAD is a form of clinical depression, where people experience bouts of depression in the...

Redstone Pines being restored PHOTO BY RYAN THORTON

Students get down and dirty on Redstone’s pines

December 1, 2015

Students met on the Redstone Green to begin phase one of the Redstone Pines Restoration Project Nov. 15.“All of the trees in Redstone Pines, for the most part, are invasive Norway Maples,” senior James...

Tim Zimmerman comes to UVM to speak about documentary Blackfish PHOTO BY DAYNA WYCKOFF

Writer shows bleak view of SeaWorld

November 17, 2015

“I am impressed,” Tim Zimmermann said. “This is the biggest audience I’ve seen for a ‘Blackfish’ talk.”UVM students and community members came together to hear Zimmermann, co-producer and...

Al Gore on the changing climate

October 13, 2015

“We are counting on you,” said former vice president Al Gore to Vermont residents, the fifth-graders from the Sustainability Academy and UVM students in the Ira Allen Chapel Oct. 6.Gore’s lecture,...

Students play pickup basketball outside of Harris Millis residential hall Oct. 2. UVM researchers are researching methods of decreasing suicide rates, including increased exercise.  KAT WAKS/ The Veromont Cynic

Study finds exercise can reduce depression

October 7, 2015

UVM researchers are studying ways to decrease suicide rates — the 10th leading cause of death in the U.S. in 2013, according to the Centers for Disease Control’s latest Fatal Injury Report.Jeremy Sibold,...

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