The Vermont Cynic

Clean Energy Fund to get financial facelift

December 1, 2016

The Clean Energy Fund is being restructured to have students more involved in choosing what projects the money goes toward. The CEF is funded by a $10 contribution included in the cost of...

Company foots UVM's solar panels

Company foots UVM’s solar panels

November 10, 2016

Solar panels are on track for installation on four buildings on-campus next year.   Solar panels will be installed on the Harris Millis, Living/Learning, Mason/Simpson/Hamilton complexes and...


Lower water levels change lake’s ecosystem

November 2, 2016

A recent water level drop in Lake Champlain has affected both the lake’s ecosystem and residents using the lake. On Oct. 26, the depth of Lake Champlain at the King Street Ferry Dock was 93.78...

New UVM policy requires club events hire vendors

New UVM policy requires club events hire vendors

October 27, 2016

Clubs are now required to hire a third party vendor for any University-affiliated activity where alcohol will be served. The amendment to the Alcohol and Other Drug Use policy was made in part due to...

Mayor seeks students’ support in downtown project

October 18, 2016

Burlington’s mayor is seeking support from UVM students for renovations to downtown Burlington. Mayor Miro Weinberger addressed SGA Oct. 11 at its weekly meeting. Weinberger came to discuss this...

ResLife staff gives advice on living in dorms

ResLife staff gives advice on living in dorms

October 13, 2016

Roughly 5,500 students live on campus and have to adhere to the rules of the dorms.   Residence directors, assistant residence directors and police officers reserve the right to enter a room...

City fights algae problem

September 29, 2016

Burlington is starting a new initiative to fight the growing algae blooms in Lake Champlain.   The city has teamed up with the engineering, planning and construction firm EcoSolutions in order...

Students speak out against oil pipeline

Students speak out against oil pipeline

September 28, 2016

Students raised their voices in protest against the Dakota Access Pipeline Sept. 21 in front of the Bailey/Howe Library. The speak-out was organized by the International Socialist Organization...

Davis Center to host winter farmer’s market

September 15, 2016

Bakers, brewers and farmers alike will soon be visiting UVM regularly. The Burlington Winter Farmers Market is coming to the  Davis Center for 12 Saturdays Nov. 12 through April 8 in the Olin Atrium. The...

Alumni association offers post-grad travel program

September 7, 2016

Alumni will soon be able to travel and study decades after graduating.The new program, called UVM Discovery Travel, was developed by the UVM Alumni Association in partnership with Thomas P. Gohagan &...

Vt. legislators cut '40 percent rule'

Vt. legislators cut ’40 percent rule’

May 3, 2016

Tuition rates for out-of-state students could soon change due to a new budget passed by the Vermont House of Representatives.In March, the House passed a budget that would remove “the 40 percent rule”...

(Left to right) Architect Sherida Paulsen and property owner Don Sinex present their plans for the downtown mall renovation to the city council April 25.

Burlington mall to be redeveloped

April 26, 2016

Students and Burlington residents may soon be able to live above the Burlington Mall on Church Street.   The Burlington Business Association gathered local businesses, nonprofits and organizations...

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