The Vermont Cynic

Don’t Delay, Belay

February 22, 2005

If you've ever gone to the gym to work out, to run, or for a team practice, you know about the climbing wall. As soon as you walk in the doors of Gutterson Fieldhouse, there it is, a series and hand and foot holds attached to the two sloping walls of the far corner. Little beknownst to most st...

UVM Introduces New Major

February 21, 2005

A new major is now offered at the University of Vermont. Public Communication has recently become an option for undergraduate studies. The new major is part of the Community Development and Applied Economics department (CDAE) and the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences (CALS). Faculty, as we...

New Law Club at UVM

February 21, 2005

On February 9th the SGA voted to recognize the UVM Law Club. The Club is lead by a four person executive board, and is intended to provide a resource for students interested in becoming lawyers, the legal system, or think a legal education might be the right move for them. The club wants to stimulate...

Common Comes to Patrick Gym

February 17, 2005

This Saturday, February 19th, the legendary Common will be holding it down for the crowd in our very own acoustically challenged Patrick Gym. Fans of Com-Sense, both those who love him for his lyrical prowess and those who love him for his "conscious" raps, will not be disappointed. March 1st, Co...

UVM Introduces New Major

February 14, 2005

A new major is now offered at the University of Vermont. Pubic Communication has recently become an option for undergraduate studies. The new major is part of the Community Development and Applied Economics department (CDAE) and the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences (CALS). Faculty, as well as...

Dan’s Master Plan: A Campus Under Construction

February 1, 2005

At two separate times this past Thursday President Fogel met with local press, members of the student body, and Vermont residents to discuss the fate of the university under a new "campus master plan" which is currently in development. Speakers included Fogel himself, along with representatives from Ca...

SGA Presidential and Vice Presidential Election

February 23, 2004

Every year, around early to mid February whispers echo throughout the halls of Billings Student Center, many concerning SGA Presidential elections. 2004 has proved, if nothing else, no different from previous years in this respect. With only three presidential candidates and two vice presidential candidate...

UVM Professor’s Paper Named to Top 10 of 2002

December 8, 2003

Derk Pereboom, professor and chair of philosophy, is no dualist - he doesn't neatly cleave the workings of the mind from the mechanisms of matter - but he is troubled by the tendency of some of his peers to argue that the physical basis of thought trumps all, that psychology is really microphysics. H...

UVM Student Attacked, Officer Wants Job Back

September 29, 2003

Campus safety at the University of Vermont has always been an issue in the back of many students' minds. Last Monday night it was brought right to the front when an unidentified suspect attacked and knocked to the ground while walking up Main Street towards the intersection with South Willard Street. The suspect, ...

Student Robbed in Tupper Hall; Misidentified Student Detained

November 11, 2002

Last Wednesday at approximately 3:00pm, a resident of Tupper Hall was robbed and held at knifepoint. The assailant is described as a dark-skinned, moderate to dark toned, 6 feet-6'2", slender to average build, age 18-22. He was described as wearing a puffy black horizontal-stitched parka, blue jean...

Date Rape Drugs Hit Vermont

October 19, 2002

The use of date rape drugs is steadily on the rise throughout Vermont, claiming victims statewide. The targets of these debilitating drugs are, generally, young women of college age or in their early 20s; the scene of the crime is typically a bar or private party environment. "This is really a serious...

UVM Purchases Trinity

October 9, 2002

The University of Vermont Board of Trustees announced plans last week to acquire the entire campus of Trinity College, located on Colchester Avenue in downtown Burlington. The 14.3 million dollar purchase will expand UVM's main campus by more than 20 acres and grant access to 17 new buildings. President Fogel expressed ...

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