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Greenhouse gives space to breath, study, research

Greenhouse gives space to breath, study, research

Lily Merriam, Staff Writer

March 19, 2018

Filed under Life

UVM wouldn’t be a college of the green mountains if it didn’t have a greenhouse. In fact, UVM h...

Try a digital device detox

Alexandra Shannon, Staff Writer

March 7, 2018

Filed under Life

As a young adult with my whole life ahead of me, but I might be wasting it staring at my phone. An average person spends five years and three months on social media in their lifetime, according to ComScore, a media statistics company. I would often get frustrated with friends for looking down at their phones while we spoke, or texting d...

Pets with jobs: comfort, therapy and service animals on campus

Pets with jobs: comfort, therapy and service animals on campus

March 2, 2018

Requiring a tedious balance between classes, social life, extracurriculars and sometimes jobs all while fa...

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...

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