The Vermont Cynic

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...

Talking research

April 18, 2013


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For the second year in a row more than 300 student registrants will participate in the Student Research Conference (SRC), said senior director of research and strategic initiatives Dr. Melody Burkins.The University has 177 undergraduate and 136 graduate students currently registered for the conference...

UVM mourns for Boston

April 18, 2013


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First-year Isabelle Groper had two friends running the Boston Marathon course when two bombs exploded near the finish line Monday afternoon on Boylston Street. One of her friends was two miles from the finish line. Groper was waiting for her other friend, Rayna, at the bottom of Heartbreak Hill, roughly...

Lion around

April 18, 2013


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Across 2. Useful for seeing animals from a distance 5. Herbivorous animals 7. Hydration source for animals 9. Popular car for safaris 11. "Safari Hat" 13. Know for its long neck 17. This cartoon family went on safaris to learn about wildlife 18. A feline known for its speed 19. Striped animal 20. Animal...

Safari facts

April 18, 2013


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? A giraffe can run up to 34 miles per hour. Elephants are herbivores and range from 5,000 to 14,000 lbs. July through October is a popular time for tourists to visit South Africa for a safari. Hippopotamuses can reach a speed of approximately 25 miles per hour on land. ? Sources: Africa-wildlife-detective.com,...

Spanish class takes time to teach

April 17, 2013


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Students in a UVM Spanish class and students from Edmunds Elementary gathered today in the John Dewey Lounge to read books the UVM students created. Professor Lourdes de Dios and Edmunds teacher Chase Rosenberg decided to bring their classes together and do a project to help improve the elementary students' Spa...

Decriminalization passed in the Vermont House

April 17, 2013


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A bill to decriminalize the possession of small amounts of marijuana cleared its first major hurdle Tuesday, as lawmakers favored the measure by a 2-1 margin. The House voted 92-49 to approve the bill, which would remove criminal penalties for possession of an ounce or less of marijuana. Under the bill's provi...

Best places to chill

April 17, 2013


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? The grass is always greener this time of year! ? Everyone has their favorite spot where they can relax and toke up. In honor of the season, several students gave their input on the best paces in Burly to light up. ? Many students had their favorite burning spot right here on the UVM campus: ? "In a tree or...

UVM community reacts to Monday’s Boston Marathon attacks

April 16, 2013


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First year Isabelle Groper had two friends running the Boston Marathon course when two bombs exploded near the finish line yesterday afternoon on Boylston Street. One of her friends was two miles from the finish line. Groper was waiting for her other friend, Rayna, at the bottom of Heartbreak Hill,...

Three days with Mission South

April 12, 2013


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