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UVM first-years show off their ink

UVM first-years show off their ink

Kristen Werner, Multimedia Reporter

April 9, 2018


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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


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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...

Headliner: Carti. Opener? Hardly.

Headliner: Carti. Opener? Hardly.

Eleanor Webster, Staff Writer

March 28, 2018


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Rapper Playboi Carti will headline SpringFest, according to UPB’s announcement at Battle of the Bands March 24. UPB did not reveal to the winner of the event due to time constraints. “We were told we had to clear out of Nectar’s, and didn’t have time to make a clear decision,” said sophomore Tay...

Burlington Chamber Orchestra combines music and dance in “Appalachian Spring”

Burlington Chamber Orchestra combines music and dance in “Appalachian Spring”

March 21, 2018


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On March 3rd and 4th, Burlington Chamber Orchestra celebrated "Appalachian Spring" at UVM's Southwick Hall -- a performance of both music and dance. Clare Byrne choreographed the dancers while Yutaka Kono composed the music. Watch to see how these abstract arts came together.

UVM students compete in first round “Battle of the Bands” 2018 at Brennan’s

UVM students compete in first round “Battle of the Bands” 2018 at Brennan’s

March 21, 2018


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The Battle of the Bands preliminary round was held March 5-7, 2018, at Brennan’s Pub. This unique event is a fun and exciting opportunity for UVM student musicians to show their peers what they do, and to compete against one another! The top three voted acts perform at Nectar’s on March 24, and the...

Vermont Cartoonist Displays Work at Fleming Museum

Vermont Cartoonist Displays Work at Fleming Museum

Allie O'Connor

March 7, 2018


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Renowned artist, Vermont Cartoonist Laureate, and UVM James Marsh Professor-at-Large Alison Bechdel's critically acclaimed work is being displayed in an exhibit in UVM's Fleming Museum. Self-Confessed: The Inappropriately Intimate Comics of Alison Bechdel displays samples of her popular graphic novels...

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...

Rape Aggression Defense Training

Rape Aggression Defense Training

February 28, 2018


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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


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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...

BSU Flashmob 2018

BSU Flashmob 2018

February 7, 2018


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In honor of the first day of Black History Month, the Black Student Union (BSU) held a flashmob on Thursday February 1st in the Davis Center. The Vermont Cynic interviewed Publicist Daneil Whyte of the BSU about this action, and asked if the students can expect more events to come! Whyte said that there...

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