The Vermont Cynic

Skatepark plans pushed back

September 3, 2013


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?Burlington skateboarders were dealt a blow last week when Seven Days magazine broke the news that the construction scheduled for the city?s new waterfront skate park would be delayed yet again. The decision to delay construction of the park until spring came after initial bidding contracts were ?a couple...

UVM seniors allegedly post Craigslist ad looking for ‘MILF’

September 3, 2013


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??UVM Seniors Seek House MILF.?This was the title of a recent Craigslist ad thought to have been created by a group of unnamed UVM students that caught the attention of national news sites, and the disapproval of some University students yesterday.The full text of the ad, originally published under the...

Fairy Tale Facts

September 3, 2013


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In the first original version of the tale "Sleeping Beauty" entitled  "Sun, Moon and Talia" written by Giambattista Basile in 1634, the sleeping girl is awoken by her twins who suck out the splinter in her finger from the spindle. A passing king who was so overtaken with her beauty despite her ...

Answers to Summer Fun crossword

September 3, 2013


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Across 2. Camping 5. Heat 7. Sandals 9. Fireworks 11. Bike 12. Ice Cream 15. Sunburn 16. Vacation ? Down 1. Sunglasses 3. Sun Screen 4. Pool 6. Hammock 8. Drive In 9. Fair 10. Swim Suit 11. Boat 13. Mosquitos 14. Beach 

Happily Ever After

September 3, 2013


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Across 4. "Let down your hair" 7. Delivers news to the town 9. Usually in distress 10. Where a damsel is locked away 12. Loses a glass slipper 14. An exciting undertaking 15. "As you wish" 17. Honorary soldier of the court 18. Code of honor knights abide by 19. Daddy's little __________ 20. Current...

Summer Fun Crossword

August 28, 2013


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Across 2. Sleeping in tents in the woods 5. Beat the ____ and try to stay cool 7. Open toed shoes 9. Can be seen on the Fourth of July 11. Pedal around on two wheels 12. Cool sweet summer treat 15. Stay out in the sun too long and get this 16. A fun trip somewhere ? Down 1. Protect your eyes from the...

Answers to Vacation crossword

August 28, 2013


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Across 1. Postcard 4. Jet Lag 8. Swim suit 10. Airplane 13. Resort 14. Passport 15. Cruise 16. Suitcase 17. Island 18. Red eye 19. Photos ? Down 2. Amusement park 3. Tour bus 5. Ski lodge 6. Campground 7. Reservations 8. Sunscreen 9. Tourist 11. Itinerary 12. Beach

UVM alum builds craft beer site

Francesca Parnham

August 27, 2013


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The crowdfunding phenomenon-using the Internet to pitch projects and ideas that total strangers can support by investing in-is capturing an audience worldwide. But now, thanks to a University of Vermont graduate, that trend has merged with another: craft beer.  Class of '99 alum Travis Benoit launched...

TV and web collide for premiere Vt. film fest

Devin Karambelas

August 27, 2013


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The locations for leading film festivals sound familiar: Park City, Manhattan, Telluride, le sud-de-France. Southern Vermont? Not so much. But this September, two nearby towns-Dover and Wilmington- are about to become host to a premiere festival all its own. A West Coast transplant, the Eighth Annu...

Sullivan wants funding

August 27, 2013


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University presidents representing each state sent Congress a collective message shortly before August recess: don't cut federal funding for research and development.  About 165 college presidents and chancellors, President Tom Sullivan among them, co-signed a letter to President Obama and Congre...

Crime Log

August 27, 2013


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August 10 3:15 a.m. A report came in about blood on the ground outside the University Health Center (UHC).  Upon investigation, it was discovered that the blood was from an individual who was already at the hospital. The person had cut his hand on a window at his apartment, and had walked over ...

Student diversity sets new record

August 27, 2013


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UVM opened its doors to its most diverse class this year in which more than one in eight students self-describe themselves as ethnic minorities, according to a press release from University Communications.  UVM welcomed an estimated 2,470 first-year students of which 13.6 percent are of Asia...

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