The Vermont Cynic

Automobiles answers

May 2, 2013


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Across 3. Sedan 4. Volvo 7. Lamborghini 8. SUV 9. Mercedes 11. Mazda 14. Ford 15. Subaru 16. Coupe 17. Pick up truck 18. Honda 20. Minivan 21. Convertible ? Down 1. Gasoline 2. Porsche 5. Volkswagen 6. Top Gear 10. Station wagon 12. Hybrid 13. Muscle 19. Sports car

Automobiles

April 25, 2013


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Across 3. Typical passenger car 4. Swedish manufacturer with high safety ratings 7. Italian sport scar manufacturer whose symbol includes a bull  8. Sport utility vehicle 9. Popular luxury car from Germany 11. Zoom-zoom  14. Modern company that introduced large scale manufacturing of automobiles 15....

Lion around answers

April 25, 2013


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Across 2. Binoculars 5. Grazers 7. Watering hole 9. Jeep 11. Pith helmet 13. Giraffe 17. Wild Thornberrys 18. Cheetah   19. Zebra 20. Prey ? Down 1. Ecotourism 3. Antelope 4. Savannah 6. Predators 8. Safari 10. Plains 12. The bush 14. Africa 15. Sanctuary 16. Poachers...

Provost finalists found

April 24, 2013


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UVM has come one step closer to finding its next provost this week as the provost and senior vice president search committee narrowed its search down to four finalists.The finalists include Dr. Laura Steinberg of Syracuse University, Dr. Robert Newman of the University of Utah, Dr. David Rosowsky of...

Vantage Point to begin blog

April 24, 2013


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Despite starting the semester with just $50 to its name, campus literary journal Vantage Point will survive to print another year, thanks in part to contributions from SGA?s Finance Committee, committee leader Andrew Daughtery said.The committee has decided to allot the journal $6,500 for fiscal year...

Dorms slated for big change

April 24, 2013


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Every 10 to 15 years UVM and Residential Life creates a Housing Master Plan to strategize for the housing demand of students.The Housing Master Plan looks at housing in the broadest way possible, director of residential life Stacy Miller said. Some of the main changes include tearing down housing on...

Eat More Kale’ waits for trademark

April 24, 2013


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Bo Muller-Moore is tired of playing the waiting game. The man behind the hand-stenciled ?Eat More Kale? T-shirts?a Montpelier-based operation?said he never thought it would have taken the U.S. government 14 months to decide whether or not his three famous words would be patented. ?I was really geared...

Professor solves rare medical mystery

April 24, 2013


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?A UVM biology professor played a key role in solving a 60-year-old medical mystery relating to the blood type ?Vel-negative.?In the 1950s, doctors reported some patients rejecting blood transfusions because of a molecule in the patients? red blood cells. Today, about 200,000 people in Europe and North...

Clearing the haze: a look at 420

April 18, 2013


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When the clock ticks 4:20 p.m. on April 20 a number of students plan to light up for the unofficial 420 event celebrating marijuana use.Last year, hundreds of students gathered on the Redstone Green April 20 until police presence broke up the crowd at about 4:26 p.m., the Cynic reported.But when did th...

Comparing dealers in U.S. and Canada

April 18, 2013


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?I love UVM for the green,? a girl says in the ?I?m Shmacked The Movie: University of Vermont- 4/20 Weekend? YouTube video that was filmed throughout campus on 420 last year.Although students have shown affection toward what they think are ?weed friendly? vibes at UVM, Burlington may not be as friendly...

Decriminalization: puff, puff, passed

April 18, 2013


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Possession of a small amount of marijuana could soon be decriminalized in Vermont.But it would still be illegal, and that is a distinction that advocates of a decriminalization movement currently unfolding at the Statehouse are emphasizing.?This bill does not legalize marijuana,? Rep. Tom Koch, R-Barre,...

Police patrol 420

April 18, 2013


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Every year 420 puts Police Services? efforts to the test as many students at the University engage in different forms of celebration for the unofficial holiday. Despite the day?s popularity among students, UVM unwaveringly prohibits the unlawful possession, use, distribution or manufacture of marijuana...

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