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Tri Delta throws annual Delta Desserts

 A plate of cookies sits on the table at the Delta Desserts fundraising event hosted by sorority Tri Delta, Feb. 8. Tri Delta has been partnered with St. Jude Children’s Hospital since 1999.

Marjorie McWilliams, Staff Writer

February 13, 2020

Pink streamers, cut out hearts and plates full of decadent desserts filled every room in UVM’s Tri Delta house. Every spring, UVM’s Tri Delta chapter hosts Delta Desserts, an all-you-can-eat dessert event that raises money for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Delta Desserts 202...

Culture Staff’s 100 word rants

Culture Staff's 100 word rants

Culture Staff

February 12, 2020

    Evan Peck Between the last time I went skiing and the next time I go, there will be a generation of ski babies born that will whiz past me. Born to wealthy parents, these young park rats begin shredding as soon as they can stand. In no time, they are tormenting below average skie...

Comedians talk death and perform live

Gordon Clark tells jokes during his set at Death Talks, Jan. 28. Clark was one of a number of performers at the event, which took place at Light Club Lamp Shop.

Sophia Venturo, Staff Writer

February 8, 2020

Low-top vintage booths and beat-up red velvet loveseats were occupied by patrons leaning forward, ready to ponder mortality together. “Death Talks” is a monthly variety show centered on death, its witnesses and fallouts.  Local comedians, musicians and death industry workers contemplated the end of life ...

Scorsese’s most recent film doesn’t live up to the hype

Scorsese's most recent film doesn't live up to the hype

Evan Peck, Culture Columnist

February 7, 2020

Even with all of the Oscar acclaim for Martin Scorsese’s historically-based three-and-a-half-hour drama, “The Irishman,” disappoints despite its all-star cast and iconic director.  Released on Netflix and in select theaters, the film depicts the life of Frank Sheeran, played by Robert DeNiro, a...

Fostering gives adoptable pets a home

One-year-old Andrew looks up at his caretaker, junior Taylor Peltierr, Jan. 25. Winnie’s Legacy Canine Rescue advertises available dogs on their Facebook page.

Kate Germain, Staff Writer

February 6, 2020

Andrew roamed and sniffed around the living room, switching from couch to couch, hoping for a hug or maybe even a belly rub.  One-year-old Andrew is a yellow pit bull staying with junior Taylor Peltier while she fosters him.  Peltier fosters her dog from Winnie’s Legacy Canine Rescue, a non-profit adoption...

Three new Fleming exhibits unveiled for Spring 2020

Three new Fleming exhibits unveiled for Spring 2020

Anna Kolosky, Staff Writer

February 5, 2020

Fleming Museum’s Spring 2020 catalogue is covered in brightly colored, dancing people. It features a painting by Wood Gaylor, the inspiration for one of the museum’s exhibitions.   According to Fleming’s website, the “Wood Gaylor Exhibition” and “Warp: War Rugs of Afghanistan” will run ...

First-year pasta chef kneads and feeds

First-year pasta chef kneads and feeds

Jenny Koppang, Staff Writer

February 4, 2020

On weekends in McAuley Hall on Trinity campus, the kitchen is bustling with the anticipation of a home-cooked meal.  First-year Jack Page uses his passion for cooking to bring the McAuley community together over authentic Italian cuisine.  Page gently fed his kneaded dough into the pasta machine...

Student artist explores a new medium

Student artist explores a new medium

Cyrus Oswald, Staff Writer

January 29, 2020

Pink chalk drawings completely cover the brick sections of walls inside Charlie Piper’s dorm room in the Living/Learning Center.  Also hung up are his proudest pieces of artwork. Sophomore Charlie Piper drew a lot as a kid, and as he grew up, he never stopped.  “I remember my grandmother always ...

Winter course treks White Mountains

Winter course treks White Mountains

Alicia Wolfram, Staff Writer

January 29, 2020

Fourteen boots trudged through an untouched blanket of snow, breaking the otherwise total peace and stillness. This past winter break, six UVM students ventured into Franconia Notch in the White Mountains of New Hampshire to complete a five-day winter mountaineering skills course from Jan. 6-10. ...

Senior releases new album “Sunburst”

Senior releases new album

Natalie Charron, Staff Writer

January 28, 2020

It’s early in the morning and the day is ushered in by the hypnotic lull of a tenor saxophone and trumpet, accompanied by the steady beat of percussion cymbals. This imagery is realized through “Sunrise,” the first track of senior Cam Gilmour’s second album “Sunburst.” “Sunburst” was rel...

New streaming service broadcasts college musicians

New streaming service broadcasts college musicians

Anya Kauffman, Staff Writer

January 22, 2020

A team of developers are preparing to change the way college students digest music. Quadio, a new music streaming service based in NYC, is already gaining followers though it hasn’t been released yet. The service will circulate college music to other college campuses around the nation, includ...

New hair salon opens near campus

Owner and stylist Radika Dahal talks about the styling products on the wall of her salon.

Emma Adams, Staff Writer

January 22, 2020

Two decades ago, Radika and Bidur Dahal were living together in a Nepalese refugee camp.  Today, the husband and wife team are now established Vermonters and owners of the newly opened Campus Hair Salon. The salon is located at 94 Colchester Ave., just across the street from UVM’s Fleming Museum and medical cente...

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