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The Vermont Cynic

The University of Vermont's Independent Voice Since 1883

The Vermont Cynic

The University of Vermont's Independent Voice Since 1883

The Vermont Cynic

Books written by professors in the Romance Languages and Cultures Department in Waterman Building Feb 17. The College of Arts and Sciences is adding a School of World Languages and Cultures effective July 1.

Language departments to merge under new School of World Languages and Cultures

Ethan Brodie, Cynic News Reporter February 20, 2023

The UVM board of trustees approved a proposal to create a new School of World Languages and Cultures within the College of Arts and Sciences Feb. 11, said Bill Falls, Dean of CAS. The new school will...

UVMs Multipurpose Center project still needs $87 million for completion, bringing the total overhaul expense to $154 million.

Basketball arena construction goes into overtime

Eric Scharf, Managing Editor February 14, 2023

It seems fans of Vermont basketball will have to call Patrick Gym home for a while longer. Eighty-seven million dollars is still needed to complete UVM's new Multipurpose Center, according to a report...

Photo Illustration: Due to extreme losses of EcoWare containers in the fall 2021 semester, dining halls have moved away from the honor system and back to the original cow tags.

EcoWare losses down from last year

Andrew Gould, News Editor February 13, 2023

EcoWare loss has eased while the reusable containers account for less of the meals served in campus dining halls, according to Nicole Reilly, UVM Dining’s sustainability and campus partnerships manager. By...

Hoax reports of shootings affected nearly two dozen Vermont schools Feb. 8.

Hoax shooting reports affect nearly two dozen Vermont schools

Andrew Gould, News Editor February 9, 2023

Hoax calls reporting shootings at several Vermont schools took place early Feb. 8, according to a Feb. 8 email from Michael Schirling, UVM’s chief safety and compliance officer. “At this moment...

 Photo Illustration: Faculty at the University are considering problems and opportunities of new artificial intelligence writing and coding tools including ChatGPT.

AI writing tools garner concern about academic integrity, education from faculty

Ethan Brodie, Cynic News Reporter February 8, 2023

Artificial intelligence tools such as ChatGPT have drawn the attention of University faculty, according to a Feb. 2 email from Deanna Garrett-Ostermiller, assistant director of the Center for Student Conduct. Faculty...

An engineering student working in a lab in Votey 334 Feb 6. In 2022, the College of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences received $16.3 million in research funds out of $214 million in total sponsored funding across the University.

Sponsored research funds for UVM grow in 2022, double those of 2013

Noah Diedrich, Cynic News Reporter February 7, 2023

UVM saw annual sponsored research funds more than double last year compared to 2013, according to UVM’s 2022 Research Review. The $214 million in sponsored research funds the University received made...

UVM Medical Center seen Jan. 2. The hospital’s support and technical staff voted 997-163 and 123-18, respectively, in support of unionizing.

UVM Medical Center support staff vote to unionize

Ethan Brodie, Cynic News Reporter February 6, 2023

UVM Medical Center support and technical staff voted late January to unionize and join the Vermont Federation of Nurses and Health Professionals, according to a Jan. 27 VTDigger article. The vote was...

A fire truck and ambulance outside the Davis Center Jan. 27. The Burlington Fire Department and UVM Rescue will respond to any medical calls on campus.

More fire trucks on campus in 2022 indicates return to pre-COVID numbers, chief says

Ethan Brodie, Cynic News Reporter January 30, 2023

Fire alarm activations at UVM increased by roughly 18% in 2022 compared to 2021, according to University Fire Marshall Barry Simays. Even with the uptick in fire alarm activations at UVM from 2020 to...

A Burlington Police car driving past the department station on 1 North Ave. Jan. 20. Mayor Miro Weinberger released a new public safety plan focusing on 2022’s historic number of homicides.

Mayor, progressives differ on plans to curtail Burlington crime uptick

Noah Diedrich, Cynic News Reporter January 27, 2023

A new public safety plan, released by Mayor Miro Weinberger on Jan. 12, outlines the steps being taken in order to address a historic number of homicides in Burlington in 2022.  The mayor’s plan...

The UVM Chess Club during their meeting Jan. 22. The team placed sixth in the 2023 Pan-American Intercollegiate Team Chess Championship.

Rally Cat’s Gambit: UVM chess places in large-scale tournament

Andrew Gould, News Editor January 23, 2023

UVM’s Chess Club placed sixth in a large-scale team collegiate competition in Seattle earlier this month. The 2023 Pan-American Intercollegiate Team Chess Championship, held Jan. 5-8 in Seattle, was...

Anthony Lamb 20 reaches for the ball at a home game against University of Maine Feb. 5, 2020. Lamb, who signed with an NBA team this fall, has been accused of raping a fellow student-athlete while at UVM, according to a recently filed lawsuit against the University.

Lawsuit alleges UVM protected NBA player Anthony Lamb from rape allegations

Ella Ruehsen, Editor-in-Chief December 10, 2022

Editor's note: The headline of this story was updated Dec. 12 at 11:50 a.m. to more accurately reflect Lamb's NBA status. NBA player and former UVM basketball star Anthony Lamb ‘20 has come under...

Hand sanitizer dispenser set ablaze in residential hall, sprinkler water damage displaces students

Halsey McLaen, News Editor December 7, 2022

A hand sanitizer station in Millis Hall was intentionally set on fire in the early morning hours Dec. 4, according to an email from Michael Schirling, chief safety and compliance officer.  The activated...

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