The Vermont Cynic

UVM Provost Bramley Quits

September 29, 2003


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President Daniel Mark Fogel announced today that John Bramley has asked him to initiate a search for his successor as senior vice president and provost so that he can return in due course to the faculty in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. Fogel said the national search for the new provo...

How ‘Bout Dem Apples

September 29, 2003


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Nick Cowles dreams of having giant fantastical paper mache puppets roam about his orchards during picking time. Kate, an apple picker from the University agrees and thinks the puppets would make for a delicious atmosphere, apple picking. Nick Cowles owns and operates Shelburne Orchards so...

UVM Student Attacked, Officer Wants Job Back

September 29, 2003


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Campus safety at the University of Vermont has always been an issue in the back of many students' minds. Last Monday night it was brought right to the front when an unidentified suspect attacked and knocked to the ground while walking up Main Street towards the intersection with South Willard Street. The suspect, ...

Fogel Inaugurated 25th President Of UVM

April 27, 2003


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Nine months after coming into office, President Daniel Mark Fogel was inaugurated Friday in Patrick Gym in front of the Governor, dignitaries, faculty and students. Fogel became the 25th President of UVM last year, and even within his first year on campus, has moved to put forth his plan, including...

Noise Violations Hit UVM Students In The Wallet

April 7, 2003


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Noise ordinances continue to affect UVM students, and with the implementation of Burlington City Council's new noise ordinance policy, parties are being broken up more frequently with students paying higher fines than in the past. Two weekends ago, on Saturday March 29th, a party at the Alpha Epsilon P...

Student “Tribes” to Compete at UVM’s 27th Latin Day

April 7, 2003


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Latin Day in aula Universitas Viridis Montis may feature more kilts than togas this year. Mores Gentium Mundi, or the Cultural Diversity of the Roman World, is the theme for the popular annual event that will bring Vermont middle and high school students to UVM on Friday, April 11, to learn, perform -...

Asian Flu’ Case Reported at UC Berkeley

April 7, 2003


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A University of California at Berkeley student was back in school Thursday after sitting next to a man on a flight from Tokyo who thought he had contracted a deadly virus, according to UC-Berkeley officials. The student was kept in the plane for two hours, along with the other passengers, after it ...

Supreme Court To Weigh In On Race

April 7, 2003


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A landmark Supreme Court ruling on whether race can be used in university admissions processes could come in July. That comes as the Court heard arguments this week from lawyers representing students who say the University of Michigan's ranking system, in which minority students receive higher priority ...

SGA Actually Does Something

March 31, 2003


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In the first time of its 20-plus year existence, the Student Government Association actually accomplished its first goal ever Tuesday. In a motion that passed 38-0, and after some discussion and argument, the Senators suddenly realized they did something. "I don't really know how it happened," said ...

Service and Maintenance Workers Continue Contract Negotiations with UVM

March 31, 2003


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UE Local 267, the Service and Maintenance Workers at UVM have worked four months without a contract. The UVM administration continues to present unacceptable proposals, including: * No, to everyone getting a fair increase for all over the next three years * No, to raising the start rate higher than...

United States ‘Caught’ In UN Espionage

March 10, 2003


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"Uncle Sam Spies on U.N. Delegations," and "U.S. in 'Dirty Tricks' Battle to Win Vote on Iraq War: Report," headlines reported in an Australian and French newspaper, respectively. In fact this story, first reported by London's Observer, has been making headlines all over the world except in the co...

Acclaimed Indian Writer Amitav Ghosh To Visit UVM

March 10, 2003


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Amitav Ghosh, one of India's finest novelists, will be visiting the University of Vermont for a week, beginning on Monday, March 10. He will be the guest of the English Department, coming here as the Buckham Scholar for Spring 2003. He'll meet with a variety of classes in comparative studies and po...

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