The Vermont Cynic

Frank elected SGA Speaker

April 28, 2008

A fresh, feminine face has assumed the role of Speaker of the House on the SGA Senate.Junior Mandy Frank of the Committee on Legislative Action (COLA) was elected Speaker of the Student Government Association (SGA) last Tuesday night.President James "Jay" Taylor nominated senators Mandy Frank, Ryan Krod...

Community Panel Talks About Issues Facing UVM

March 8, 2007

Students from the University of Vermont gathered on Feb.28 for a discussion on all aspects of campus life.The Inter Residence Association (IRA) hosted the Community Forum. IRA invited students and delegates from police services, parking and transportation, dining services and the department of reside...

Ebony Eventful

February 27, 2007

UVM's Black Student Union (B.S.U.) teamed up with the Mansfield University Cultural Dance Team in a fashion show and dance presentation Friday, Feb. 23. The "Ebony Fashion Show," held in Ira Allen Chapel, was a fundraiser to benefit the vic-tims of Hurricane Katrina that struck several states, most nota...

Netherlands Professor Speaks at UVM

February 7, 2006

This past Thursday, the Rubenstein School of Environmental and Natural resources continued their weekly seminars entitled "Beyond Environmentalism: Envisioning a Sustainable and Desirable Future." This week UVM was honored to welcome Prof. Dr. Rik Leemans from Wageningen University in the Netherlands. In his f...

Study Abroad Fair Attracts Crowds

February 7, 2006

The Billings Student Center looked like a United Nations conference this past Wednesday, February 1st. The common room was filled with international flags, brightly displayed booths containing travel information, and swarming crowds of UVM students. The large turn out was a testament to the fact that...

Newt Gingrich to Speak at UVM

September 27, 2005

UVM has often been described as an extremely liberal campus, with a student body that is mostly comprised of Democrats advocating liberalism and social equality. These "democratic" beliefs are often brought into question by the large organization of extremely left leaning UVM students, such as the IS...

Bramley Announces Resignation

September 7, 2005

Monday, August 29 A. John Bramley announced his decision to step down as the senior vice president and provost of the University of Vermont. Bramley will continue in his role as provost until June 30, 2006 when he will take a leave from the university. It is unclear whether Bramley will return to te...

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...

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