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WANTED: Non-Northeasterners

February 3, 2005

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You might ask yourself why someone from New Jersey is writing about not being from the Northeast. Well, the truth of the matter is I never identified myself with the surf culture of the Jersey shore, and here at this cold New England school I don't really identify with the ski and snowboard culture either. I have no anger ...


October 16, 2004

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In 1988, a small group of Latinos started to meet in a supportive social setting and began inviting others to join them. They were lead by Cesar Murillo (deceased in the September 11th attacks) and Philip Gonzalez. With the encouragement of the Office of Multicultural Affairs, they decided to pursue Student Government Association re...

Making the Grade: Tutors Wanted

April 5, 2004

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Does your course material lack clarity? As a veteran math tutor, I would have to say Subject-Area Tutoring has been a success for both tutors and tutees at the University of Vermont. The Learning Cooperative offers a variety of excellent tutors mostly in courses that have been traditionally difficult for the first or second ...

Climate Change and UVM

February 23, 2004

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There is a growing political consensus that global climate change is one of the most significant environmental issues facing the world today, and that carbon dioxide and other "greenhouse gases" from the burning of fossil fuels play a key role in changing the global climate. The scientific evidence has solidified to the point th...

UVM Women’s Health Center

February 17, 2004

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Lying one short block from main campus, the Women's Health and Nutrition Center can be accessed through the 425 Pearl Street entrance of the University of Vermont's Health Center Building. Take the elevator to level two, turn right and walk down a short hallway past a few doors. A black and white sign indicating the Women's He...

A Brief History of the UVM AdvoCats

November 3, 2003

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"AdvoCat-led tours are very important to prospective UVM students. We think high school students visit colleges and universities in hopes to find a school where they could 'see' themselves for four years," said AdvoCat leaders Kim Howard and Susie Kwon. "So, the AdvoCats are living and breathing a UVM life and for that next...

Golden Key Honor Society

October 27, 2003

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Golden Key is an academic honours society which recognizes and encourages scholastic achievement and excellence among college and university students from all academic disciplines. The Society awards its members nearly $500,000 annually through 17 different scholarship and award programs. Members are also connected to exclusive ca...

Presidential And Vice-Presidential Candidate Bios

March 3, 2003

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This week Cynic is running bios of candidates for the posts of President and Vice-President of the Student Government Association. Next week the Cynic will officially endorse one candidate for president and one for Vice-president. All candidates were asked the same question: WHAT DO YOU THINK IS THE MOST IMPORTANT ISSUE CU...

Course Registration For Geniuses

November 4, 2002

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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 can I take next semester? Luckily for you, ...

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