The Vermont Cynic

Meet your candidates: Kesha Ram

March 27, 2007

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What is your number one issue if you are elected to office?It's a draw: diversity and the environment are collectively my number one issue. By addressing these concerns through SGA, we can enfranchise more passionate students and better match the goals of UVM as a whole. As a leader in the creation of the Committee on Divers...

Meet your candidates: Christina Wehry

March 27, 2007

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What is your number one issue if you are elected to office?Inclusion. I want to ensure that information about SGA efforts is available to students in every medium possible, that students have every confidence that President Fogel and our administrators are working to their benefit and that students feel comfortable working w...

Meet your candidates: Scott McCarty

March 27, 2007

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What is your number one issue if you are elected to office?I will make student safety and town gown relations the centerpiece of our administration. As we go door to door, this is the number one issue we are hearing from students. Lighting on city streets and keeping our residence halls safe is a big part of this. We will a...

Meet your candidates: Lydia Morin

March 27, 2007

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What is your number one issue if you are elected to office?The more students I talk to, the more I realize that all student interests and rights need to be protected. If you check out my platform on the SGA web site, I think you'll see that this very broad issue is reflected in a number of the important concerns that I have an...

Meet your candidates: Adam Crawford

March 27, 2007

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What is your number one issue if you are elected to office?I'd like to see visual changes to this University, more trees around campus, solar panels, another windower, and at least one sidewalk sweeper for every five plows or so to clear the walk when the snow melts and to recope all that damn salt that is killing the lake,...

UVMtv Shows Great Popularity

March 20, 2007

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UVMtv has grown a lot over the past few years. When Sean Dempsey, a senior and current president of the on campus television station, got involved as a sophomore there were only two channels, both of which played movies on a continuous loop. Dempsey and two friends got the station off the ground and brought it to new heights, ...

Frozen Fashion

March 8, 2007

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The Vermont Fashion Net-working group met to discuss Vermont's fashion sense Wednesday night at the Fletcher Free Library. Images of Burlington's oldest residents leafing through newspapers in comfy chairs may come to mind, but the issue of the night was "Vermont and the Catwalk." Yet, in a city with snow banks piled three fee...

UVM – a Big Piece of the Peace Corps

February 27, 2007

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With 693 alumni serving as Peace Corps volunteers since the program's establishment, and 16 serving currently, the University of Vermont is one of the greatest contributors to the pro-gram. The Peace Corps, established in 1961 by President John F. Kennedy, is a government funded volunteer orga-nization. Its primary goal, acc...

Student Legal Services Helps Keep Students in School

January 31, 2006

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This is not your parent's UVM. For many years, UVM was one of the premier party schools in the nation, but the days of "Groovy UV" are fast approaching their end. President Fogel's vision for the future of UVM does not include the annual 4:20 celebration or the development of a competitive Beirut team. In order to project...

Detox, Sexual Assault and Vandalism on Campus

Eric Freedman

November 1, 2005

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Slow down everyone, we're drinking too much. Recent statistics taken by UVM Police Services indicate that we are off to a fast start with detox and alcohol problems. Compare the 32 detoxes we had by October 25th, of 2004 to the 47 we have already this year. According to Larry Magnant, an Attendant at UVM Police Services, we...

Where to Get Your Grub On

September 13, 2005

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It is extremely difficult to sit through an entire class and pay full attention to the professor when you have a slight suspicion that your intestine has begun to digest your stomach. It's a safe bet that you've all unsuccessfully attempted to disguise your growling stomach as a cough or perhaps a vibrating cell phone. So...

Does Your Long Distance Need Assistance?

September 7, 2005

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Walking around campus as classes commence, it is hard not to pick up on the presence of new freshmen. As they hustle from class to class, desperately trying to maintain their cool, but failing to disguise their bewilderment, I can't help but hark back to my own freshman days. As I picture my life in Harris-Millis, in the th...

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