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Headliner: Carti. Opener? Hardly.

Headliner: Carti. Opener? Hardly.

Eleanor Webster and Jordan Mitchell

March 28, 2018


Filed under Arts, Arts Regular, Headliners, Multimedia, Uncategorized, Videos

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

Jordan Mitchell, Multimedia Reporter

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

Jordan Mitchell, Multimedia Reporter

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


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...

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...

Pam’s Deli Says Goodbye to UVM

Pam’s Deli Says Goodbye to UVM

January 16, 2018


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Pam and George Bissonnette, the owner's of Pam's Deli -- a popular yellow food truck that's been serving up sandwiches at UVM for 35 years -- permanently closed up shop in December of 2017. Find out what Pam and George's experience has been like, and how students feel about the news in this video!

Pam’s Deli Says Good-bye

Pam’s Deli Says Good-bye

December 13, 2017


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UVM says goodbye to Pam's Deli, the beloved yellow food truck that's been serving up breakfast sandwiches and Philly cheese steaks for over 20 years. We interviewed Pam and George inside the truck while they were whipping up their famous fast food. Watch our upcoming video to find out why they're leaving,...

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