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Police, race topic of new UVM study

Police, race topic of new UVM study

April 26, 2016

A UVM economics professor presented a study to the Burlington City Council April 11 showing differences in how races are treated by Burlington police officers. Stephanie Seguino, a professor at UVM...

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,...

Professor teaches for the laughter

November 18, 2015

One UVM professor does not know how he chose his career.Todd McGowan has been a professor in the English department at UVM for 15 years. Though he mainly teaches classes in the film and television studies...

 Officials reject housing in the

Officials reject housing in the South End 

November 16, 2015

The construction of new housing in the South End has been delayed due to a resolution the Burlington City Council passed Oct. 26. The new housing was going to go into the Enterprise Zone, a small...

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...

Lecture explores 19th century opiate use in Vermont

October 28, 2015

An author and former federal prosecutor talked about the widespread opiate addiction Vermonters had in the mid to late 19th century Oct. 20 in UVM’s Waterman Lounge.Gary Shattuck gave his lecture as...

Sorority suspended after social media posts

October 27, 2015

UVM’s Alpha Chi Omega sorority was recently suspended, pending review by their national office after “questionable” pictures were posted on social media, said Pat Brown, director of Student Life.“I...

Town is on board for new skate park

October 23, 2015

The city officials say a “world class” skate park is coming to the waterfront in December.The worry that concrete where the new skate park is being constructed by the Lake Champlain waterfront could...

Alumna remembers her time at UVM

October 23, 2015

UVM alumna returned to campus to find that many things have changed.From new buildings to empty seats where plane spotters once sat in the Old Mill tower, Margaret Davis ’45 remembers what UVM was like...

The process behind using UVM’s trademark symbol

October 8, 2015

The “V-cat” logo has been on the club football team’s helmets since before head coach Jeff Porter began coaching in 2011. In order to be allowed to use the logo on their helmets, the team had to...

Policing that which cannot be policed

Policing that which cannot be policed

September 14, 2015

Like the changing leaves, college kids coming back to town in fall, getting drunk, having parties and annoying their neighbors is as predictable as a pattern of nature. And like nature, it’s constant.This...

The benefits of playing on a turf field

September 14, 2015

There are multiple fields around campus that UVM’s sports teams use. Joe Fischer, assistant athletic director at UVM, said there are two kinds of fields: turf and natural grass. The natural grass field...

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