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Rape Aggression Defense Training

February 28, 2018

The UVM Police Department is holding free Rape Defense Training classes for women on campus. This series...

Out with the Rooster and in with the Dog

Out with the Rooster and in with the Dog

February 25, 2018

The promise of Asian cuisine and a new community waiting on the top floor of the Davis Center offered fun...

BSU celebrates Black History Month

BSU celebrates Black History Month

February 24, 2018

When sophomore Harmony Edosomwan came to UVM last year, she found a community in the Black Student Union. ...

Weed extract catches on

Weed extract catches on

Alexandra Shannon, Staff Writer

February 23, 2018

Filed under Life

Forget back-alley drug deals and sketchy smoke shops to get cannabis, in Burlington, cannabidiol can ...

Practice self love with a sex toy

Practice self love with a sex toy

February 16, 2018

Whether single or taken this Valentine’s Day, self-love is in order. Let’s be honest: we can’t talk about lov...

Taking on Thailand solo

Taking on Thailand solo

February 15, 2018

Filed under Columns, Life

Traveling alone can seem scary and intimidating, but after spending a week solo in Thailand, I’ve c...

Sunrise ski aims to empower women

Sunrise ski aims to empower women

February 15, 2018

Hoards of students hit the slopes each weekends, but a group of UVM women don’t just shred  for fun ...

Hit pause on college

Lily Merriam, Cynic Correspondent

February 8, 2018

Filed under Columns, Life

Over winter break I was one of 16 students travelling to Nepal that learned study abroad is not just a pursuit of education, it is a chance to become part of another culture. The three-credit travel study course in the department of community development and applied economics was led by Prem Timsina, a Nepal native and CDAE...

‘Becoming’ Nepali: stupas and studies

‘Becoming’ Nepali: stupas and studies

February 7, 2018

Over winter break I was one of 16 students travelling to Nepal that learned study abroad is not just a purs...

Lack of trash cans frustrates campus

Lack of trash cans frustrates campus

Isabella Alessandrini, Staff Writer

February 7, 2018

Filed under Campus Life, Life

The UVM waste supervisor can count all the outdoor trash cans on campus on one hand. He wants to ge...

Marchers seek inspiration from youth

Marchers seek inspiration from youth

February 1, 2018

“But where are all the people?” my friend Rachel Zell asked as we turned off 89 to Montpelier and...

Perfecting the wine swirl

Perfecting the wine swirl

January 31, 2018

With an elegant swish of a thin stemmed glass, the wine’s scent floats into the air. And as long as it...

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