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The Outdoor Narrative – Summer in the Appalachians

The Outdoor Narrative – Summer in the Appalachians

Emily Louis, Multimedia Reporter

March 7, 2018


Filed under Multimedia, Podcasts

Being in the outdoors can be an emotional experience. Podcaster Emily Louis chats with Joscie, who spent her summer working in a hut in the Appalachian mountains. Joscie shares a successful search & rescue mission and dealing with gender expectations on the trail. The Outdoor Narrative is a podcast...

In the Raw – Joe Waksman and Powerful Lines

In the Raw – Joe Waksman and Powerful Lines

Leah Kelleher, Multimedia Reporter

March 6, 2018


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A poem often begins as few thought-provoking lines that transform into a coherent piece of art. This week Leah talks with Joe Waksman about the importance of sound and powerful lines - both of which capture a reader's attention and drive the momentum within a poem. In the Raw is a podcast created...

Dancers Embrace Inclusion Through Movement

Dancers Embrace Inclusion Through Movement

March 1, 2018


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The 8th Annual Dance Showcase — held at Main Street Landing at the Black Box Theater on February 17th — was a charity dance event aimed at “Embracing Inclusion Through Movement” by supporting Vermont Family Network and Puppets in Education. Sarah Vogelsang-Card, the program director for Puppets...

Study Abroadcast – Lunar New Year in Havana Part 2

Study Abroadcast – Lunar New Year in Havana Part 2

Kimberly Henry, Multimedia Reporter

February 28, 2018


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Part two! Kim gets to see the world famous "Mestizo America" that is Cuba. How does a Cuban Chinese New Year even work anyways? What does it say about Cuban attitudes toward race, ethnicity, and identity? The Cynic goes on the road! Or, more accurately a plane. Cynic Ear co-host, Kim Henry, reports...

Study Abroadcast – Lunar New Year in Havana Part 1

Study Abroadcast – Lunar New Year in Havana Part 1

Kimberly Henry, Multimedia Reporter

February 28, 2018


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Kim gets over her culture shock, stumbles upon a martial arts academy, and lands an invite to a Lunar New Year party. Not bad for a first episode! The Cynic goes on the road! Or, more accurately a plane. Cynic Ear co-host, Kim Henry, reports in from Havana Cuba in the Cynics newest podcast: The Study...

Study Abroadcast – Welcome to Vedado

Study Abroadcast – Welcome to Vedado

Kimberly Henry, Multimedia Reporter

February 28, 2018


Filed under Multimedia, Podcasts

Kim's first report from Havana! Or, less of a report and more of an artistic rendering. Welcome to the introduction episode of the Study Abroadcast. The Cynic goes on the road! Or, more accurately a plane. Cynic Ear co-host, Kim Henry, reports in from Havana Cuba in the Cynics newest podcast: The...

Cat Chat: Ghosts Part 2

Cat Chat: Ghosts Part 2

February 28, 2018


Filed under Cat Chat, Multimedia, Podcasts

Multimedia reporter Chloe Chaobal interviews a UVM student about a strange ghost experience. Cat Chat is a bi-weekly podcast produced by Chloe Chaobal in Burlington, Vermont. The show covers topics ranging from the effects of Hurricane Irma on Puerto Rico to the struggles of finding off-campus housing...

Rape Aggression Defense Training

Rape Aggression Defense Training

February 28, 2018


Filed under Life, Multimedia, Videos

The UVM Police Department is holding free Rape Defense Training classes for women on campus. This series teaches women verbal and physical techniques to protect themselves against threats. Participants said they felt empowered and strong during these exercises.

Profile on Stefanos Lekkas

Profile on Stefanos Lekkas

February 27, 2018


Filed under Multimedia, Sports, Videos

In his sophomore year playing for UVM Men’s Hockey, goalkeeper Stefanos Lekkas has established himself as one of the premier defensive players in the entire Hockey East conference, and has been named Hockey East’s Defensive Player of the Week numerous times throughout his career at UVM. Here’s...

Sounds of Solidarity

Sounds of Solidarity

Sawyer Loftus, Multimedia Reporter

February 26, 2018


Filed under Multimedia, Podcasts

The state of Vermont and the University of Vermont are often thought to be a place of inclusion. However recent incidents of racial bias on the University’s campus have prompted a UVM staff member to start a hunger strike and the student collective No Names For Justice to organize. On February 23,...

Protest Day 1: Wednesday, Feb. 21

Protest Day 1: Wednesday, Feb. 21

February 26, 2018


Filed under Editor's Picks, News, Photo Gallery

1:12 PM Students gather outside Waterman Feb. 20, preparing to occupy the building. Sophomore Harmony Edowosman and UVM staffer John Mejia spoke on the front steps. “Whenever we have a rally such as this Tom Sullivan and the provost and the entire administration like to go home because they’re s...

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