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Q&A: Four student artists talk creativity on campus

Q&A: Four student artists talk creativity on campus
Sarah Robinson, Staff Writer April 17, 2018

Student artists can be found all over campus. Culture writer Sarah Robinson sat down with a few to talk about their work and get their take on the arts at UVM. First years Riya Padukone and Keerthi...

Recommendations: WRUV’s top music of the week

Recommendations: WRUV’s top music of the week
WRUV April 13, 2018

Looking to update your Spotify playlist? Need some new tunes for your next dance party? WRUV has got you covered with their top artists of the week. Yo La Tengo Frankie Cosmos Bahamas Young...

More than brick: Williams Hall

Keely Lyons, Staff Writer April 10, 2018

The Gothic, red-brick architecture of Williams Hall hangs over University Green, establishing the scene of the traditional  New England college. While Williams Hall is a familiar sight by many UVM...

Debut symposium gives English majors a voice

Junior Cameron Bauserman (right), senior Kelly Gray (center) and senior Charlie Ross (left) present their papers at the first English department Student Symposium March 29. The symposium gave students an opportunity to present their work and receive the recognition they deserve, English professor Sean Witters ‘98 said.
Sarah Robinson, Staff Writer April 4, 2018

The silence of the Davis Center’s fourth floor was broken by the words of writers Emily Dickinson, James Baldwin and Mary Shelley. The English department hosted its first student symposium March...

Culture staff recommends: Netflix movies

Arts Staff April 3, 2018

Did you forget to grab a free movie ticket this week? Don’t want to make the trek down the hill to the Roxy? Culture staff writers have you covered with five Netflix movies you can watch from the...

Headliner: Carti. Opener? Hardly.

The band Adventure Dog performs at the UVM Program Board Battle of the Bands March 24.
Eleanor Webster and Jordan Mitchell March 28, 2018

Rapper Playboi Carti will headline SpringFest, according to UPB’s announcement at Battle of the Bands March 24. UPB did not reveal to the winner of the event due to time constraints. “We were told...

Fund brings painter to talk abstraction

Mike Cloud, an assistant professor at Brooklyn College and internationally recognized artist, gives a presentation on his work as part of the Mollie Ruprecht Fund for Visual Arts March 21. When speaking about his process Cloud said, “I work on them until I don’t have ideas that would make them better, and then I stop.”
Addie Beach, Assistant Arts Editor March 27, 2018

On the blackboard is the image of an wooden arrow suspended from a wall, a mixture of oranges, greens, yellows and blues painted in the sections. Each piece of wood contains tick marks and the name...

Theatre students reflect on diversity

Theatre students and faculty discuss diversity Feb. 25
Carolyne Sandoval, Staff Writer March 8, 2018

Amongst the whirlwind of costume fittings and script readings, the UVM theatre department is  re-evaluating itself. With 84 majors and minors and 13 faculty and staff members, the department is a...

Local baristas create latte art

Local baristas create latte art
Julia Nugent March 8, 2018

Some people build monuments, other people build lattes. Although the intricate designs don’t last long, they are compelling and deemed Instagram-worthy. I attended the Latte Art Throwdown Feb....

Poet explores migraines, childhood

Sarah Robinson, Staff Writer March 7, 2018

Migraines entail nausea, auras and sensitivity to light, sound and scent. Poet Michael Dickman’s most recent publication, “Green Migraine,” derives from the images brought on by symptoms of migraines....

Singer-songwriter chronicles journey to Burlington stage

ZZ Ward performs at Higher Ground Feb. 18.
Dahlia Maleh, Arts Columnist March 1, 2018

ZZ Ward made her way back to Burlington this past Presidents Day at 9 p.m. Feb. 18 at Higher Ground. The long wait standing on the dance floor for her to arrive on stage was worth it. Fans showed up...

Acclaimed artist talks craft and cartoons

Keely Lyons, Staff Writer February 28, 2018

A hushed, reverent silence fell over the crowd, as soon as a woman with short, spiked hair and glasses approached the podium. Vermont author and artist Alison Bechdel, the night’s speaker, took the...

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