The Vermont Cynic

Find UVM’s real beauty

Charlotte Fisher

April 8, 2014

Three girls are on a mission to bring self-love to UVM. UVM's Real Beauty Campaign is an ongoing project that strives to empower the University community to embrace and appreciate their bodies, according to their Facebook page. "The campaign and people involved have helped me realize that I should an...

UVM seniors to redesign Moran Plant

Joe Tomlinson

April 8, 2014

At 400 Pine St., in a brick jungle of local graffiti, two seniors have planned to revive the face of Burlington's waterfront. Room 9 Redevelopment, made up of seniors Tad Cooke and Erick Crockenberg, plans to transform the decaying Moran Plant. The plant, former power generating station, will ...

Month of “madness”

April 8, 2014

This time of year everyone from loyal fans to corporate businessmen and hopeful moms fill out their brackets usually to the tune of "I can't believe (insert team here) lost last night. It completely ruined my bracket!" If you haven't figured it out by now, everything that could go wrong in your Div...

Statue needs new location

April 8, 2014

Last week The Cynic published an article about the University's lack of recognition for its first black graduate in 1838. Since then, President Sullivan has sent an email to the University acknowledging Andrew Harris' contributions and appointed a committee to further recognize him. Despite these eff...

Critics to go Crimea river

April 8, 2014

U.S. pundits and policy makers alike have recently dubbed Russian president Vladimir Putin the 21st century's rendition of Adolf Hitler. Masquerading as a savior to Russians living outside the mainland, Putin is pulling the wool over the eyes of the West all during a territory grab.  Former U.S. se...

Vitamin up your life

April 8, 2014

As a nutrition major, I'm constantly hearing about the importance of vitamins and minerals in our diets. They promote immunity, regulate metabolism and boost overall health. But with so many vitamins out there and their various health benefits, it can be difficult to keep them all straight. This week, I'll flesh...

Former catamount on nation’s schooling crisis

April 8, 2014

A college senior's worst nightmare is realizing that graduation is right around the corner.  It's a topic my family especially likes to bring up from time to time. So of course while I was home for Thanksgiving break, I not only ate tons of turkey and potatoes, but they got me thinking about my f...

Clarity for clarity’s sake by Professor Mahoney

April 8, 2014

Dear Editor, In your March 26 article, ...

Mentors inspire kids to DREAM

Hannah Lees

April 8, 2014

Many students across campus are spending their Fridays inspiring youth to grow, learn and "dream". Directed through Recreation, Education, Adventure and Mentoring (DREAM) is a nonprofit community made up of local and college students, according to the program's website. DREAM came to UVM in 2001 after the program was ...

CCTA strike ends, services resume

April 5, 2014

Following a strike lasting 18 days and a 10-hour negotiation session, the CCTA board of commissioners has ratified their bargaining agreement with the drivers union, April 3. The CCTA bus strike ended April 3, according to the CCTA media release.  Buses returned to the full weekday schedule Ap...

Men’s ultimate frisbee back on track

April 5, 2014

The men's ultimate Frisbee club has officially completed the tasks assigned to them by SGA following the team's sanction, said junior Adam Kaufman, chair of the Student Activities Committee. The sanction was a result of emails classified as "bullying and harassment," that were sent to club members,...

Committee created to recognize Andrew Harris

April 5, 2014

In response to recent student and faculty activism the UVM administration has come up with a plan to recognize the University's first African American graduate. A committee will be formed that will determine how the University will recognize and celebrate Andrew Harris, UVM's first African American gra...

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