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Athlete Tweets 2

February 13, 2013


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? @kobebryant Kobe Bryant -Shooting Guard for the LA Lakers The antisocial has become social#mambatweets ? ? @BMcCarthy32 Brandon McCarthy-Pitcher for the Arizona Diamondbacks The first three hours of This Is 40 was a little slow but the last two just flew by ? @teixeiramark25 Mark Teixeira-Player on the New York Yankees Can anybody tell m...

Life is good

February 13, 2013


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? ? ? ? Valentine's day. Singles awareness day. Buying chocolates for your man. Eating a pint of "chocolate therapy" while watching "50 First Dates." Hiring the Top Cats to perform "My Girl" in a cappella. Repeating James Blunt's "Your Beautiful" on your iPod.  On a day where love is in the air,...

Hey baby, wanna spork?

February 7, 2013


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It's time to spork over the metal utensils. Sporks - half spoon, half fork- can now be purchased at The Marketplace and Brennan's for $1 at the cash register using meal points, Cat$cratch, debit, credit or cash.  Until this semester, sporks were only available for sale at the student life office or...

Under the big top

February 7, 2013


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Across 4. Musical comedy production 7. Barnum and ________ 9. __________ Brothers 11. Seating area: Grandstand 12. These performers balance, jump and swing 13. Elephants 14. An act involving swinging above the ground 15. Move their bodies in strange ways 16. Good for a laugh 17. Another word for souvenir...

Fish are friends answers

February 7, 2013


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? Across 2. Clownfish 4. Sharks 6. Dolphins 8. Octopus 10. Anemone 13. Crab 14. Sand dollar 16. Conch 18. Barrier Reef 19. Clam ? Down 1. Plankton 3. Kelp 5. Whale 7. Starfish 9. Sea turtle 11. Eel 12. Orca 14. School 15. Narwhal 17. Jellyfish...

The Penguin Plunge

February 6, 2013


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There are very few opportunities for us undergraduate common folk to demonstrate our courage. But each year, such an occasion presents itself in the form of the Burlington Penguin Plunge. Ê      The event - which raises money and awareness for Special Olympics Vermont - requires parti...

UVMtv in jeopardy

February 6, 2013


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? UVMtv is in danger of losing its studio on the first floor of the Davis Center. In 2009, an agreement was drawn up between director of the Davis Center, Allen Josey, director of Student Life, Pat Brown, and former UVMtv presidents Greg Schondelmeier and Jeremy Baras, said current UVMtv President Max Landerman. It was...

Experts build case for Lofts

February 6, 2013


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From comments made by students to letters alumni sent to The Cynic, the design of the Redstone Lofts has been a controversial topic since they were built in July.A letter to the editor sent to The Cynic in early January from David Beitzel, a University graduate in the class of 1980, addressed the ap...

Going green to save green

February 6, 2013


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An implementation of 1,300 environmentally friendly outdoor lights on campus aims to upgrade outdoor lighting but reduce energy consumption throughout campus.The lights were a $225,000 investment from the Universitys new Green Revolving Fund, the funds first investment, according to the University Communications...

Squatters at UVM

February 6, 2013


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Custodial services staff members discovered a group of 10 to 15 homeless people dispersed throughout the third floor of the Lafayette building Jan. 12, an email sent by Police Services to administrators who work in the building stated.The incident, while isolated, has since raised concerns in the community...

Turn on, tune in, support UVMtv

February 6, 2013


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Smile, youre on UVMtv.But you might not be for long. After several years of rent disputes with the Davis Center, UVMtv might be changing scenes.They have avoided paying a $25,000 rent until now, having vowed to be more active and involved in students lives, yet it seems their spot in the Davis Center...

SGA Passes SCC’s Resolution to Divest

February 5, 2013


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The Student Government Association (SGA) passed Student Climate Culture's (SCC) resolution at their meeting tonight, sending a clear message to the University that they support divestment from fossil fuel companies. The resolution calls for the University to liquidate all of its holdings from the top 2...

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