The Vermont Cynic

Highlights of the Proposed Burlington Noise Ordinance

February 18, 2003


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The Burlington City Council will be voting on a new noise ordinance on February 18th at CIty Hall. Among the highlight to the ordinance are the following: "Parties and social events" have been defined. "A party or other social event is defined as a gathering upon the premises of one or more persons ...

Police Send Out Campus Safety Advisory

November 18, 2002


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The following is a campus safety advisory from Chief of Police Gary Margolis.UVM Students: I am writing to you in response to concerns that have been raised related to the safety of students on campus. As President Fogel stated last week, the university is reviewing security procedures and continuo...

Sigma Phi Epsilon Reinstated Into Vermont Gamma Chapter

November 18, 2002


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The following is a press release sent by the brothers of Sigma Phi Epsilon. Look for more Greek Life stories and other Student Life info in the upcoming Student Life section to be introduced Jan. 2003. On Nov. 16, the brothers of Sigma Phi Epsilon were reinstated into Vermont Gamma. In August of 1997, ...

UVM Police Win Award for Excellent Service

November 18, 2002


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UVM's police services won the 2002 Community Policing Award last month. The award, which was presented by the International Association of Chiefs of Police and ITT Industries Night Vision, was given to UVM for its successful community outreach program. Eight finalists were selected from 84 worldwide ca...

UVM Credited for Winooski School’s Resurgence

November 11, 2002


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Winooski's John F. Kennedy Elementary school is the kind of place whose charms don't always show up in standardized test reports. With 16 percent special needs students and 12 percent needing extra help with English, the school receives considerable state and federal aid. But when the state releas...

Health Center Bettered By New Technology

November 11, 2002


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The University of Vermont College of Medicine and Fletcher Allen Health Care are testing a technology that may increase the survival rate of critical patients who are transported via ambulance in rural areas. UVM received a $250,000 grant to fund the testing and installation of mobile telemedicine technolog...

Student Robbed in Tupper Hall; Misidentified Student Detained

November 11, 2002


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Last Wednesday at approximately 3:00pm, a resident of Tupper Hall was robbed and held at knifepoint. The assailant is described as a dark-skinned, moderate to dark toned, 6 feet-6'2", slender to average build, age 18-22. He was described as wearing a puffy black horizontal-stitched parka, blue jean...

Professor Unfairly Forced to Resign

November 4, 2002


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Professor Steve Pastner cleaves pre-class silence with his powerful voice. "I can honestly say that, without a doubt, these next few minutes will be the most interesting moments of your career here at UVM." He then exalts his 31 years at UVM. But Pastner's face turns grim as he explains that he is quitt...

Hogan, Douglas Seek Election in Gubernatorial Race

November 4, 2002


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Con HoganCon Hogan is Vermont's independent candidate in the gubernatorial election. His platform is based on Vermont family values and community based living. He considers himself instilled with a strong sense of duty, and able to bring differing factions together for the common good. In the past he ...

Women’s Center Earns Grant to Expand

November 4, 2002


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A $300,000 grant from the U. S. Department of Justice (DOJ) Violence Against Women Office will help the Women's Center at the University of Vermont expand campus and community programs to reduce violent crimes against women on campus. Two years ago, UVM was among 20 institutions out of 120 applicant...

Student Groups Enliven Campus Late Nights

November 4, 2002


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In this fall semester of 2002, you may have noticed the sudden push for late night student activities. This change comes from the students and faculty members who have been motivated to bringing a new sense of school spirit to our campus. According to Pat Brown, Director of Student Life, out of th...

Doug Racine and Peter Shumlin Look for Clean Sweep

October 28, 2002


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Nov. 5 will be an important day in the VT politics, as the Democratic party will attempt to sweep the executive board in the state house, and take control of the state House of Representatives and the Senate. Current Lieutenant Governor and Gubernatorial candidate Doug Racine and Lieutenant Governor ...

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