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UVM celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

UVM celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

Matt Crisp, Multimedia Reporter

September 26, 2018


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On September 15, 2018, the Alianza Latinx raised the Hispanic Heritage Month flag. Students cheered and came together to celebrate their heritage, and told us why it's important that UVM represents this culture on campus. ...

Prime Time Cats – Got beef?

Prime Time Cats – Got beef?

Corey Dew and Kim Henry, Multimedia Reporters

September 25, 2018


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Some like their beef rare while others like their beef medium rare… WE LIKE OUR BEEF COOKED with a side of fries hold the drama.Tune into this week’s episode as Corey and Kim unpack beef of today, beef of the past, how to handle beef, what causes beef and more. Links: Definition Of Beef Eminem interview explaining beefs Bone wars ...

Downtown Burlington shows off its pride at the LGBTQA parade!

Downtown Burlington shows off its pride at the LGBTQA parade!

Shiyan Hong, Multimedia Reporter

September 20, 2018


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On September 8th, people from all over the country paraded on Church Street, showing off their LGBTQA+ pride. This annual event is a time for people to come together and let their rainbow flags fly. In this video, the Cynic gets to know some of the members participating in the parade. ...

Meeting Daphne Wells

Meeting Daphne Wells

Ruby Bates, Video Editor

September 14, 2018


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Daphne Wells, the new director of student life, talks about what components make up student life, what she plans on changing within the program, and why representation matters in leadership positions at UVM. ...

UVM students talk about weed legalization

UVM students talk about weed legalization

Ruby Bates, Video Editor

September 7, 2018


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What are the effects of legalizing weed in VT? UVM students Wyatt Garratt, Jordan Kleiman, and Clarissa Libertelli cover topics from retail weed, to criminal reform, to cannabis "gentrification." Video made by Ruby Bates.

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.

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