The Vermont Cynic

Who will represent you?

Jacob Holzman

February 10, 2015

Noise pollution, deadbeat landlords, affordable housing — students must soon choose who will be their voice on these issues and more in Burlington.In the East District, senior Carmen Scoles (D) is facing off against current Ward 1 City Councilor Selene Colburn (P).In the Ward 8 race, Brock Gibian (D)...

Possible law school ‘merger’

Possible law school ‘merger’

February 3, 2015

A house representative resigned from the UVM board of trustees March 2014 due to a “conflict of interest” with Vermont Law School work group.A Vermont Law School work group was created within the board of trustees in January 2014 but was dissolved in June 2014 because they had “concluded their wor...

UPDATE: Greene Street murder linked to “drugs and drug distribution”, police say

UPDATE: Greene Street murder linked to “drugs and drug distribution”, police say

Hannah Kearns

January 20, 2015

The investigation continues in the case of the homicide that occurred on Greene Street Jan. 3. Former UVM student Kevin DeOliveira was found dead in his home. The death has been ruled a homicide, according to Burlington Police. “The investigation has revealed that there is a high likelihood that Kevin’s murde...

Former student murdered on Greene Street

Former student murdered on Greene Street

Hannah Kearns

January 13, 2015

The death of a 23 year old Burlington man has been ruled a homicide by Burlington Police. Burlington Police and Fire Department were called to 58 Greene St. Jan.3 at about 6 p.m. On arrival, former UVM student and New Jersey native Kevin DeOliveira was found dead, according to the release. “I don’t think i...

A food fight for UVM’s dining contract

A food fight for UVM’s dining contract

December 9, 2014

This summer, the current on-campus dining service contract will come to an end.Both the current provider, Sodexo and Aramark will be competing for the 2015-2020 UVM dining services contract.The two companies held open forums with a question and answer period to discuss their proposal with members of ...

Vigil focus is to honor victims

Vigil focus is to honor victims

November 11, 2014

VICTORIA CASSAR The Vermont CynicStudents listen to various speakers during the candlelit vigil honoring victims of police brutality outside Bailey/Howe Nov. 9. Speakers included senior Connor Luong, Director of the Center for Cultural Pluralism, Sherwood Smith, and multiple other ALANA student leadersS...

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