The Vermont Cynic

William Walls: Remembering One UVM Student

February 17, 2004


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It is with great sadness that we inform the University community that William John Walls V, a second year student, passed away last week on Thursday, January 29 as a result of heart failure. He had been courageously battling heart problems related to Marfan's Syndrome for quite some time.Marfan's Syndrome ...

U. Texas to Create New Substance Abuse Recovery Facility

February 9, 2004


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Students seeking support while recovering from addiction will soon have a new support system at the University of Texas.The Center for Students in Recovery will be housed in the Student Services Building and will open in fall 2004.U. Texas has worked closely with Texas Tech University over the past ye...

Driver Plows Through Crowd Near Northeastern U.

February 9, 2004


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By Monday morning, the word had spread nationwide -- the New England Patriots had won their second Super Bowl title in three years. But an event overnight had created a buzz -- a 21-year-old male was killed near Northeastern University after an alleged drunk driver sped through a crowd of spectators.Symphony Road, alt...

Former Campus Paper Editor Makes Headlines With National Award

February 9, 2004


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A former Collegiate Times editor made headlines of his own when he was honored by the Newspaper Association of America. A 1999 Virginia Tech graduate, Tim Griggs was named to Presstime's "Top 20 Under 40" list for 2003. Presstime is the monthly magazine of the Newspaper Association of America.The annual roster is...

Iowa State U. Professors Debate Factuality of Christ’s Resurrection

February 9, 2004


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A full house at Stephens Auditorium braved heavy snow, but left a debate on the resurrection of Jesus Christ with few clear answers.Some people had to be turned away from "The Resurrection of Jesus: Fact of Fiction?" debate Thursday after Stephens' capacity of 2,700 was reached.The debate featured William...

Water Damage At UVM

Laura-Claire Corson

February 9, 2004


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In early January, while the majority of UVM faculty, staff, and students were away for winter break, three pipes burst on campus, causing flooding and thousands of dollars in damage. The flooding was due to the frigid temperatures in January.On friday, January 9th, two pipes located in Old Mill and ...

UVM Students Express Mixed Feelings About Dean

Scott Woodruff

February 2, 2004


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The Howard Dean campaign, which has been running on all cylinders for the past six months, has slowed down recently due to his recent finishes in the Iowa caucuses and the New Hampshire primary.Dean, who finished third behind Massachusetts Senator, John Kerry and North Carolina Senator, John Edwards i...

Changes in the Commencement Ceremony for 2004 Graduates

Elizabeth Engel

February 2, 2004


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If you are a senior, graduation is on your mind, whether you are enjoying the home stretch of classes, or anxiously counting your credits and trying to fulfill your remaining requirements. Whatever the case, when Sunday May 23rd arrives many of you will celebrate your achievements and become the 200th cl...

FDA Considering Offering Morning-After Pill

Lisa Catto

January 26, 2004


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A brand of the morning-after pill may soon be available over the counter, which means female University of Oregon students could be able to go to the drugstore instead of the doctor to obtain emergency contraception. The Women's Capital Corporation submitted an application in April 2003 to the Food ...

Cheney Backs Bush on Same Sex Marriage Ban

Brian Giandelone

January 26, 2004


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The issue of same-sex marriage is prominent not only among religious communities, but also in political organizations.In a recent interview with reporters from the Denver Post and the Rocky Mountain News, Vice President Dick Cheney declared that he would back President George W. Bush if he were to a...

LSU RA Jailed for Sexual Battery

Leslie Ziober

January 26, 2004


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Louisiana State University is beginning an investigation into an alleged sexual battery committed by an East Campus Apartment resident adviser against a female resident.LSUPD arrested Andre Babu and booked him at East Baton Rouge Parish Prison Jan. 10 after the victim filed a complaint. Police said a fe...

New Mexico Police Display Meth Dangers

Felicia Fonseca

January 26, 2004


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The stage was set Thursday to "cook" methamphetamines in two abandoned apartment buildings in Albuquerque, N.M.; only it was police and researchers making the drug, not criminals. The event was part of an effort to fight meth production and abuse in Albuquerque.Researchers from the National Jewish Medical a...

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