The Vermont Cynic

Slade Hall Saga: Of Mice and Men

March 8, 2001


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Scientists and doctors recently have discovered a new source of a deadly disease: dried mice droppings. When mice invade a building, and make nests there, the chances of humans catching this disease becomes highly likely. When mice droppings dry out, they release a dust that is fatal to humans when inhaled....

FULL-COURT PRESS

March 8, 2001


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Let the post-season begin. It is that time of the year that the real Cinderella stories step up, bubbles get burst, and brackets start to shape up. It's NCAA tournament time. Conference championships are taking place all across the country, giving every team a shot at locking up a bid to be part of...

UVM Student Writes and Directs Own Play

March 8, 2001


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David Marzollo, a 25 year-old University of Vermont student, is the producer, writer, and director of his first play, The Busted Hinge.I think that this man is just a real blast. He knows how to maintain the attention of the people he is talking to, he is really interesting, and I was glad to have an...

A Day in the Life: What Goes on at Groovy-UV

March 8, 2001


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As I hand my CatCard to the less-than-enthusiastic scanning-lady at the Harry-Milly dining hall, I ravenously glance around the room. My hungry perusal has less to do with the five star fare offered than it does with the fact that I have come to the dining hall alone, and I am looking for someone to...

It’s All About Having Fun, Like Jammin’ at a House Party with Friends

March 8, 2001


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Let me explain to you why Percy Hill is my favorite band. Or not really, but why I never fail to go see them when they hit my area. I finally realized what exactly it was that appealed to me so much when I saw them for the fourth time Saturday, March 3 at Higher Ground. So, like me, you hate the Backstreet...

The Reel Deal with Luke Baynes: The Mexican

March 8, 2001


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In The Mexican, Brad Pitt plays Jerry, a small-time crook ordered to track down an ancient Mexican pistol as penance for a botched job. What sounds like a simple task is made difficult by two unforeseen variables:One: the pistol is cursed; people die when it's around. Two: Jerry has a girlfriend named...

Communist Threat Strengthens

March 8, 2001


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It has often been said in recent years that the Cold War is over and that in its place will arise a new world order, a unipolar world in which the United States dominates and leads. This vision of a golden age for democracy is threatened today, just as it has been since this nation's conception. ...

Ask Dr. Goodlove

March 8, 2001


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Dear Dr. Goodlove,I know this is where people come to get love, but what if my problem is that I don't want love. Don't get me wrong. It's not that I don't dream of being in love or that I'm not capable of loving another. It's due to my current beau being a tad premature with his feelings of amour....

Club Beat: Women’s Soccer Club

March 8, 2001


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From volleyball to juggling, UVM has more clubs than you can imagine. The newest addition to this lengthy list of clubs is the recently formed UVM Women's Club Soccer Team. Although less than four months ago this club was nonexistent, it now consists of 45 members who are eagerly waiting for the snow...

The Silent Majority: Fighting for Their Right to Study

March 8, 2001


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To the Editor:I was alone at dinner, so out of sheer boredom I grabbed this, the local rag, the Vermont Cynic. I almost never read the front page first, but my eyes were drawn to the headline, "Parasitic Injustice Draining the Life Out of Students" on page two (Feb. 23). "At last," I thought, "an editorial...

A Fine Supporting Cast’ Missed the Point

March 8, 2001


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To the Editor: I'd like to point out a couple of factual errors in the March 3 Point-Counterpoint column "A Fine Supporting Cast." First, Jocelyn Elders, although she was ousted for her advocation of teaching masturbation, was not replaced by Janet Reno. Elders was the Surgeon General, and Reno...

Phys Ed. Dept. Argues Against Abolishing Gym Requirement

March 7, 2001


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On the evening of Feb. 28, the Student Government Association carried out a phone survey regarding a proposal that would greatly impact the entire student body, regardless of what college they were in. The proposal is to be discussed at a Faculty Senate meeting in the near future, and its subject is...

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