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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...

Don’t sweat it, coolness is a social construct

Don’t sweat it, coolness is a social construct

Katie Brobst, Assistant Life Editor

January 25, 2018

Filed under Campus Life, Columns, Life

When I was in kindergarten, the cool kids wore bell bottoms and were growing out their baby bangs. B...

Send nudes, but consider who receives them

Send nudes, but consider who receives them

Autumn Lee, Life Columnist

December 18, 2017

Filed under Campus Life, Life

The nude: The image that can sexually liberate, but also lead to lots of trouble—and I admit my cam...

Everyone is doing it: walking in when you shouldn’t

Bernadette Higgs, Staff Writer

December 16, 2017

Filed under Campus Life, Life

Between cramped rooms, thin walls and the overall lack of privacy, the setup of college dorms makes it difficult to find a private space for couples to get it on.This leads to inevitable awkward situations like walk-ins, desperate attempts to find privacy or accidental eavesdropping on intimate moments.First-year Ailinn ...

Facing the facts about food waste at the source

Facing the facts about food waste at the source

December 7, 2017

Students scrape forks across half-filled plates, emptying the uneaten food into the black square hole...

UVMtv hopes to get new studio in Taft

Katie Brobst, Assistant Life Editor

December 7, 2017

Filed under Campus Life, Life

There is one club on campus that cannot wait for the construction on UVM’s Taft building to end.If UVMtv’s hope to be awarded a studio in the newly renovated Taft building comes true, it won’t be the first time the organization moves its headquarters.UVMtv began with its headquarters in Billings Hall but has since been housed in Coo...

College lifestyle increases chances of getting a cold

College lifestyle increases chances of getting a cold

November 29, 2017

As winter begins, students have to protect themselves from more than just the cold. They must also g...

Bailey/Howe houses artist books display

Bailey/Howe houses artist books display

November 15, 2017

On the ground floor of the Bailey/Howe, the smell of old paper replaces the scent of fresh brewed coffe...

Different note taking styles affect learning

Different note taking styles affect learning

November 10, 2017

The seats of a lecture hall fill up, the projector turns on, notebooks and laptops are opened and hund...

Religion: Campus perceptions

Tracy DeLade, Cynic Correspondent

November 8, 2017

Filed under Campus Life, Life

The bells of Ira Allen Chapel don’t just mark time, they are also a reminder that religion and spirituality are still a part of UVM.At UVM, students can join religious organizations and clubs such as Hillel, the Reformed University Fellowship, the Muslim Student Association and the Catholic Student Association.In Hille...

Caffeine consumption on campus has pros and cons

Kailey Bates, Life Columnist

November 8, 2017

Filed under Campus Life, Columns, Life

Some love it, some hate it, and some absolutely need — coffee.One of the most popular beverages on a college campus, coffee straddles the line between being a legal drug with possibly harmful side effects or a warm drink that awakens the senses before an early morning class is blurred.Coffee contains 135 mg of caf...

UVM SToPP 5k

Stephainie Hodel, Cynic Correspondent

October 27, 2017

Filed under Campus Life, Life

In the crisp autumn morning air, UVM students and Burlington community members stretched their legs and prepared to run for sexual assault awareness on college campuses.On the morning of Oct. 14, UVM became one of many colleges to participate in the “Stop. Think. Protect your Peers” 5k.The SToPP5k was hosted by The New ...

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