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'Areas and styles and perspective:' Balancing dance and technology

‘Areas and styles and perspective:’ Balancing dance and technology

Laura Meyer, Culture Staff Writer May 4, 2021

Dim lights highlighted projected videos and moving images illuminating the walls behind dance students as they performed their second in-class media and choreography study.  In the Contemporary IV...

Winner of the Green and Gold Globes, sophomore Matt Haverty, stands in front of Williams Hall April 16.

Awards recap: The Green and Golden Globes

Evan Peck, Culture Staff Writer April 19, 2021

I tuned in on Saturday for UVMTV’s first annual Green and Gold Globes, where six student films competed for first place. The competition, hosted by junior and this year’s president, Daisy Powers, was...

Best of UVM

Best of UVM

Culture Staff May 10, 2018

The Culture staff curated a list of places we wish we knew about during our first few weeks at UVM. Once you’re unpacked and settled in, take time to wander campus and check them all out.   Best...

Best of Burlington

Best of Burlington

Culture Staff May 9, 2018

Moving to a new city can be overwhelming, and with Burlington there are so many unique places to explore. To get you started, the Culture staff rounded up ten of our favorite spots.   Best...

24 hours in Burlington

Lily Merriam, Staff Writer May 8, 2018

Welcome to Burlington! You won’t be disappointed with your choice of college location. Vermont’s queen city was selected as the No. 1 college town in America by Travel + Leisure Magazine in 2013. Burlington...

The band J Bengoy plays in the Amphitheater at the Furious Festival, a day long event that showcased student artwork and raised money for the South End Business and Arts Association April 21.

L/L community puts on annual festival

Izzy Seidman, Senior Staff Writer May 3, 2018

On one of the first true days of spring, a residential community brought student artists into the light for the annual Furious Festival. “We’re not used to playing in the light,” said junior...

Culture staff recommends: TV shows

Culture staff recommends: TV shows

Culture Staff May 2, 2018

In the final weeks of the semester, you may need to take a mental health break from studying. The Culture section recommends five TV shows you can stream online right now.   “The Great British...

(L-R) Junior Laura Ziemer, senior Oliver Tannheiser, sophomore Dima Dahdah, junior LeAnn Gove and exchange student Yanick Vedder were were models in the UVM Program Board and CARI Magazine’s Sustainable Fashion Show.

New fashion magazine inspires activism

Bridget Higdon, Culture Editor May 2, 2018

The Mt. Mansfield Room became part craft fair, part thrift store in honor of Earth Week. UVM Program Board and CARI magazine hosted a sustainable fashion show at 7 p.m. April 24 in the Davis Center....

Senior Derek Dykstra, saxophonist for the band Adventure Dog, opens for rapper Playboy Carti at UVM Program Board ’s annual SpringFest April 28.

Rain doesn’t dampen SpringFest fun

Eleanor Webster, Staff Writer May 1, 2018

Glitter-covered UVM Program Board members scanned tickets as the crowd filed in to Jeffords parking lot. SpringFest 2018 started at 2 p.m. April 28. It was sixty-five degrees and sunny as a sea...

Hit rapper deserves criticism

Hit rapper deserves criticism

Dahlia Maleh, Staff Writer April 26, 2018

Music media and its consumers are facing a moral dilemma:  whether they can continue to separate artists from art. XXXTentacion’s 2018 album title, “?” fits for how he should be looked at as...

Gender studies professor comes to UVM

Gender studies professor comes to UVM

Jean MacBride, Staff Writer April 25, 2018

Queer, trans, binary; some people call them buzzwords, others a liberal conspiracy, but to Jack Halberstam they are deeply personal. Halberstam, a professor at Columbia University, gave a lecture April...

Recommendations: podcasts to listen to

Recommendations: podcasts to listen to

Culture Staff April 25, 2018

With finals approaching, you might want a podcast to listen to while you're hunkered down in the library. The Culture staff has got you covered with four podcast recommendations. Check the Culture section...

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