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Students & Government – Part 2

Students & Government – Part 2

Khalid Almubarak, Multimedia Reporter

April 23, 2018


Filed under Multimedia, Opinion, Podcasts

In this episode of Students & Government, we meet Luke and student senator Nicole. We get a sample perspective on the SGA, and what possibly motivates a student to vote. Luke shares his insights, and Nicole talks about the great load of issues that the SGA committees have to deal with, and gives...

Creating magic with scent: a look into Alice & the Magician Cocktail Apothecary

Kailey Bates, Video Editor

April 18, 2018


Filed under Features, Multimedia, Video, Videos

Brothers Aaron and Sam Wisniewski are the founders of "Alice and the Magician," a cocktail apothecary that creates powerful elixirs and mists that spark imagination and elicit scent memories. In this video, they serve up their magical cocktails at Stella Mae's Anniversary Bash and talk about the process....

Fireside Myths and Legends – The Birth of Egypt: Ra’s Mistake

Fireside Myths and Legends – The Birth of Egypt: Ra’s Mistake

Mateo Cardenas-Clarimon, Multimedia Reporter

April 18, 2018


Filed under Multimedia, Podcasts

Welcome to Fireside Myths and Legends. Do you find myths intriguing, but can't find the time to enjoy them? Do you find legends satisfying but can't seem to get enough? Well, you're in luck! This podcast is all about those wonderful Myths and legends from all around the world. From Greek and Egypt...

What’s Up With Williams?

What’s Up With Williams?

Allie O'Connor, Multimedia Reporter

April 15, 2018


Filed under Multimedia, Videos

While Williams stands before the campus green as a historical beauty, not many people know of its history or of what it offers students across the University. The building featuring walls chock full of student art, floor space full of sculptures and 3D works, as well as The Francis Colburn Gallery, ...

Students And Government – Part 1

Students And Government – Part 1

Khalid Almubarak, Multimedia Reporter

April 13, 2018


Filed under Multimedia, Podcasts

The Outdoor Narrative – Engaging in the Experience

The Outdoor Narrative – Engaging in the Experience

Emily Louis, Multimedia Reporter

April 11, 2018


Filed under Multimedia, Podcasts

Everyone has a different experience with the outdoors. How do we engage with the outdoors and yield a positive experience from this space? Podcaster Emily Louis chats with UVM sophomore Joscie about social media portrayals, risks, and setting goals in adventure recreation. The Outdoor Narrative is...

Defining a Meme with the moderators of “Make UV Groovy”

Defining a Meme with the moderators of “Make UV Groovy”

Jordan Mitchell, Multimedia Reporter

April 10, 2018


Filed under Multimedia, Videos

The popular Facebook group “Make UVGroovy Again” (MUGA) is a safe space where UVM students and friends can share their favorite memes, start conversations, and share their thoughts about both on and off-campus phenomenons. In this video, the moderators of MUGA explain what a meme is, how memes have...

Profile on John Becker, UVM men’s basketball coach

Profile on John Becker, UVM men’s basketball coach

Augie Benjamin, Multimedia Reporter

April 10, 2018


Filed under Multimedia, Videos

For the past seven years, UVM men's basketball coach John Becker has transformed the Catamounts into a consistently winning team. In a short profile, the 3-time America East Coach of the Year and 2-time America East champion sheds light on his coaching style and his close relationship with the players.

Stories about inspirational women shared at event “Herstory”

Stories about inspirational women shared at event “Herstory”

Shiyan Hong, Multimedia Reporter

April 9, 2018


Filed under Multimedia, Videos

"Herstory" is event that shares inspiring stories about women. Many female students and staff members came to have a discussion and create crafts inspired by women who have had a deep impact on their lives. The purpose of this event was to encourage women to talk about their powerful voice, strengthening...

Prime Time Cats – Guns VS Lives

Prime Time Cats – Guns VS Lives

Corey Drew, Multimedia Reporter

April 9, 2018


Filed under Multimedia, Podcasts

Diane Feinstein once said, "If I could have banned them all - 'Mr. and Mrs. America turn in your guns' - I would have!” Find out in this week's Prime Time Cats episode Corey and Faith’s stance on arming teachers, gun control, and the NRA.   Links to the videos mentioned: Trevor Noah and Parkland Students Parents Explain school ...

UVM first-years show off their ink

UVM first-years show off their ink

Kristen Werner, Multimedia Reporter

April 9, 2018


Filed under Multimedia, Videos

March 2018 - From self-designed tats to spiritual symbols, UVM students share their stories about their first tattoos. ...

Downtown Parade mural’s lack of diversity causes controversy

Downtown Parade mural’s lack of diversity causes controversy

Sean Coyne, Multimedia Reporter

April 9, 2018


Filed under Multimedia, Videos

April 2018 -- Burlingtons “Everybody Loves a Parade” Mural is located on Leahy Way on Church Street. It has drawn controversy for its lack of diversity and stereotypical representations of some communities. There has been effort among members of the community to alter or take down the mural. The...

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