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Prime Time Cats – Booze v Bud

Prime Time Cats – Booze v Bud

Corey Dew and Kim Henry, Multimedia Reporters

September 5, 2018


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The idea of college has been so tied to drinking and drugs for so long that Hollywood makes movies about it. But a recent study on alcohol gave us all a bit more information on the subject, and allowed scientists to ask-- which is worse for you; weed or alcohol? Corey and a special surprise guest talk...

Local Mysteries – Brianna Maitland

Local Mysteries – Brianna Maitland

David Cabrera, Multimedia Reporter

September 4, 2018


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In 2004 Brianna Maitland disappeared on her way home from work. I'll break down the events that happened before the disappearance, the initial search, and what could have possibly happened.

Local Mysteries – The Bennington Triangle

Local Mysteries – The Bennington Triangle

David Cabrera, Multimedia Reporter

July 11, 2018


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Vermont horror writer Joseph Citro coined the term 'Bennington Triangle' to describe an area of southwest Vermont where five people went missing in a five year period. There have also been reports of UFO's, bigfoot, and other strange and mysterious occurrences in the area. Local Mysteries is a true crime ...

Local Mysteries – The Disappearance of Lynne Schulze

Local Mysteries – The Disappearance of Lynne Schulze

David Cabrera, Multimedia Reporter

June 13, 2018


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On December 10th 1971, Middlebury College freshman Lynne Schulze disappeared under suspicious circumstances. Was she just another teenager trying to start a new life, or is a wealthy, yet dangerous man connected to her disappearance? Local Mysteries is a true crime podcast that focuses mostly on unsolved...

Prime Time Cats – Yah don’t need names to serve JUSTICE!!!

Prime Time Cats – Yah don’t need names to serve JUSTICE!!!

Corey Dew, Multimedia Reporter

May 20, 2018


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Martin Luther king Jr once said, “Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.” I think it’s safe to say NONAMESFORJUSTICE backs this up. Tune into this week’s Prime Time Cats episode featuring NONAMESFORJUSTICE to learn about the group, activism, the list of demands and much more....

Cat Chat – Who is Cher?

Cat Chat – Who is Cher?

Chloe Chaobal, Multimedia Reporter

May 8, 2018


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Who works at the Harris Millis Dining Hall? Multimedia reporter Chloe Chaobal interviews an employee of the HMDH, Cher Feitelberg, to find out. 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...

In The Raw – Lamp Shop Listening

In The Raw – Lamp Shop Listening

Leah Kelleher, Multimedia Reporter

May 2, 2018


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Open mics are a great way for aspiring and experienced poets to showcase their work to a supportive audience. This week, Leah explores the work of three poets that performed at the Lit Club Lamp Shop's weekly poetry open mic.

Furious Festival 2018

Furious Festival 2018

April 26, 2018


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The Living/Learning Community for Artistic Development hosted their annual Furious Festival on Saturday, April 21st. The event included live music and poetry, student artwork for sale, and food! All proceeds will go towards the South End Burlington Arts and Business Association (SEBABA)....

Meet Adventure Dog: the rock n’ roll band with a funky soul

Meet Adventure Dog: the rock n’ roll band with a funky soul

April 26, 2018


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Adventure Dog, the opening act for SpringFest, describes their sound as “rock and roll with a funky soul." I sat down with the members to ask them how their band originated, what they are doing to prepare for SpringFest, and where they plan to go in the future....

The Newsroom – 4/20 Opinion Potcast

The Newsroom – 4/20 Opinion Potcast

David Cabrera, Multimedia Reporter

April 24, 2018


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University of Vermont's celebration of 4/20 sets it apart from many other schools. In this episode, we look back to the origin of 420 as a slang term, and how UVM's celebration of 4/20 has changed over the years. ...

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....

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