The Vermont Cynic

University planning to dance for a cause

University planning to dance for a cause

Emilee Conroe

February 10, 2015

Every 
year, around 13,500 children in the U.S. are diagnosed with cancer. Thirty-five thousand are currently in treatment, and 25 percent of all those diagnosed will die, according to kidsvcancer.org. UVM Rallython is working to change these statistics, one dance party at a time. Hosted by...

Potential tax on sweetened drinks in Vt.

Potential tax on sweetened drinks in Vt.

Danielle Goglia

February 3, 2015

Alcohol, cigarettes and soda may all be entering the same health category, and soon there could be a tax to prove it. The Vermont Beverage Tax proposal is a 2 cent per ounce state-wide tax on sugar-sweetened beverages including soft drinks, sports drinks, energy drinks, sweetened teas and more. "UVM...

Company focuses on buying local

Company focuses on buying local

November 11, 2014

MARISA ROSENTHAL The Vermont CynicDavid White, owner of Localvore, discusses his plans and goals for the local company, in his office Nov. 3. Localvore supports local merchants by providing discounts and various digital marketing tools.A web service offers local business and restaurant deals that can bu...

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