The Vermont Cynic

UVM Continues to Diversify Student Body with Partnership Programs

November 11, 2002

Three years ago, UVM began a partnership with Christopher Columbus high school in the Bronx. The aim of this program was to build diversity on UVM's mostly white campus and to encourage Columbus seniors to consider colleges outside the New York City metropolitan area. The partnership has been very su...

Course Registration For Geniuses

November 4, 2002

With another semester coming to a close we are all asking the same questions: Can professors be bought, or do they have the uncompromising convictions/morals of Steven Segall in Under Siege 2: Dark Territory? When will Too Legit: The MC Hammer Movie be released on video? I can read?, and What classes ca...

Zuckerman and Kiss Discuss the Issues

November 4, 2002

Over the last six weeks, we've had the opportunity to go to every UVM dorm, walk on every floor and knock on your door as part of our effort to register new voters and to talk about the issues. Our message is clear: as Progressives we bring an independent voice to Montpelier. We work on issues an...

UVM Gets the Vote Out on Campus

October 28, 2002

Think you cannot vote in Burlington because you are not from Burlington or Vermont? Not true, as a student at UVM whether you live on campus or off campus you are considered a resident and therefore have the right to vote. To register you have to be 18 years old, and if you have previously registere...

Soon Come: The Art of Contemporary Jamaica

October 28, 2002

"Soon Come", an exhibit which features works from twenty different Jamaican artists, is representative of modern Jamaican life. The exhibit features pieces from a wide variety of mediums, such as painting, sculpture, photography, batik, woodcarving, and drawing. The artists and works featured in the ex...

We Are UVM!

October 21, 2002

This past weekend my roommate, Goose, and I set out upon a daunting journey in search of a school that reeked with more school spirit than that of our very own University of Vermont. We set out in my car with open minds and "The Two Towers" book on CD in the changer. An empty case of Yodels, a yearnin...

The Croatia Connection: Andrea Rutnik Shares Experiences and Impressions of U.S.

October 21, 2002

I saw the barren land of Vrlika, white rocks and the houses made of those white stones among which snakes and lizards dwell. I saw men and women dancing. . . in silence. There was no sound of music, no singing, just the rhythm created by people's stepping on the ground heavily. The moment was magic an...

Possible Jump in Fines for Downtown

October 19, 2002

Is the city of Burlington going to force residents and students to put their money where their mouth is? Rumors have been spreading around campus about a jump in the price of noise violation tickets. At the last Ordinance Committee meeting that took place on Wednesday, Oct. 9, noise violations appea...

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