The Vermont Cynic

Students “die-in” for fossil fuel divestment

April 9, 2013


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Student Climate Culture (SCC) staged a ?die-in? outside of President Thomas Sullivan?s office around 4 p.m. today in Waterman.Members of the club stood silently against the walls and began slowly lying on the ground one by one, in a demonstration used to ?highlight the deadly effects of climate change...

Springfest sold out

April 5, 2013


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? It's been only about a week since Springfest tickets went on sale, and they're going fast. So fast, in fact, that the event is currently sold out, according to an email sent by Frank Michael (FM) Munoz, the assistant director for campus programs. ? "Unfortunately we are only able to sell to the capacity of our rain site ...

Fun with electronics answers

April 4, 2013


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? Across 5. Charger 8. Android 9. Tablet 10. Bluetooth 11. Personal computer 12. Mountain lion 14. USB 15. Stylus 17. PlayStation 18. iPhone 19. Laptop ? Down 1. Camera 2. Projector 3. Desktop 4. iPod 6. Headphones   7. Webcam 12. Microsoft 13. Apple 16. Smartphone

Music fun facts

April 4, 2013


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? Studies show children who study music tend to have a larger vocabulary as well as more advanced reading skills. Ricky Brown holds the Guinness World Record for fastest rapper. He rapped 723 syllables in 41.27 seconds for his track "No Clue" in 2005. The block artwork on Coldplay's album X and Y actually...

Tune in

April 4, 2013


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? Across 1. Genre that features many famous composers  3. Group of musicians 4. Person who remixes music in public 6. Bands rather than solo artists, usually play this genre 8. Biggest musical award show 10. Best-selling musical group of all time 11. Popular genre of music that originated in the...

Burlington bridged to the Bronx

April 3, 2013


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In another effort to diversify UVM?s predominantly white student body, the University has given students from some of New York City?s poorest and most multiethnic boroughs the opportunity to expand their college options through the Urban Partnership program.The program was created as a collaboration...

Greening for ex-Greeks

April 3, 2013


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Following Sigma Phi Epsilon?s removal from campus in fall 2012, a few former brothers created Students Helping Others Respect the Environment (SHORE) that was recognized as an official club this year. The objective of SHORE is to assist others in understanding their surroundings through promoting environmental...

Plug pulled for campus cable

April 3, 2013


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The Department of Residential Life has decided to cut television cable on campus starting next fall after a survey administered in February showed that not many students are using it.The survey, open to the whole residential population, showed that 56 percent of responders watched television for 30 minutes...

Coming soon: Waterman’s sidewalk

April 3, 2013


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Students who have wondered where the sidewalk went may be glad to know that ongoing renovations to the Waterman building are nearing completion. Since February,  construction crews have worked on Waterman's highly trafficked entrance to fix structural issues that have caused the building's und...

Jack Birmingham elected SGA Vice-President, write-ins favored Kingbread for president

March 29, 2013


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?With the votes counted, Connor Daley will remain SGA president and sophomore Jack Birmingham will be his vice-president next term.?Despite Daley having won an uncontested race, several voters wrote in Kevin "Kingbread" Martin's name for the presidential candidate. ??It was a tough competition,? Daley...

America East Championship 2013 vs UAlbany

March 29, 2013


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? ? The University of Vermont Catamounts men's basketball team matched up against The University of Albany Great Danes for the America East Championship March 16. Albany defeated the Catamounts 53-49. ...

What do students want to see in the Davis Center?

March 29, 2013


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