The Vermont Cynic

“The Vagina Monologues” Come to Ira Allen Chapel

February 13, 2002

"It's to celebrate each and every vagina!" So claims Allison Davis, describing the purpose of Eve Ensler's dynamic show, "The Vagina Monologues." Davis performs as a sex worker in "The Woman Who Loved to Make Vaginas Happy," just one of the monologues that comprise the groundbreaking show. ...

Ask Dr. Love

February 13, 2002

Dear Dr. Love, I have been seeing this guy for a couple of weeks now. Last night he sat me down and said that he wanted me to be his girlfriend, except for one thing . . . he said that I needed to work on my "technique." I was so insulted that I just walked out of the room. Was I overreacting? Could...

Fears Calmed Over Financial Aid During Recession

February 13, 2002

As the deadline to file for financial aid quickly approaches, many worry that the country's current economic situation will affect their financial aid packages. "We want to calm the fears," said Don Honeman, director of Financial Aid at UVM. "This year's financial aid packages won't be affected."...

UVM Alum Enters 1,000 Mile Sled-Dog Race

February 13, 2002

Peter Butteri, who graduated from the University of Vermont in 1983, is taking on one of the toughest sled-dog races in the world: the Yukon Quest. The Yukon Quest International Sled Dog Race began in Fairbanks, Alaska on Feb. 9 at 11 a.m. The 1,000 mile race runs through some of the most stunning...

Arts Listings

February 5, 2002

I wish to report an error in a listing that may have been submitted for publication in the Cynic.Jeff Miller of the Burlington Coffeehouse submitted the following :FEB 9 JOEL CAGE in concert at BURLINGTON COFFEEHOUSE 8pmFEB 16 Wishing Char in concert at GUTLINGTON COFFEEHOUSE 8pm***THESE ARE IN ERROR...

Daniel Fogel Elected As UVM’s 25th President

February 5, 2002

Daniel Fogel, president-elect of the University of Vermont, made a brief speech on Wednesday and talked with students, faculty and other members of the UVM community. Bruce Lisman, who headed the Presidential Search Committee as chairman, and Edwin Colodny, current interim president, introduced Fogel...

University of Vermont #1 in Drug Referrals

February 5, 2002

In a recent article from the Chronicle of Higher Education, government statistics ranked the University of Vermont as having the greatest number of judicial referrals for drug violations in the country. The article also stated that UVM was the second highest in alcohol-related referrals to judicial...

Alternative Spring Break to Offer 10 Programs

February 5, 2002

While many college students view Spring Break as a time to party and bask in the sun, UVM's Volunteers in Action have a very different take on the matter. This year, VIA will host its 10th annual Alternative Spring Break, a service-oriented program that reaches out to various regions of the country...

Advertising Rates

January 24, 2002

Could you please tell me how much you charge for a full-page ad run once? Also, are you able to accept a PDF file containing an electronic copy of that ad?Thanks,Brian Sullivan

UVM Students Volunteer at Ground Zero

January 23, 2002

Images of the events of Sept. 11 will remain forever branded in the collective memory of many Americans. For 11 UVM students, however, it was not enough to witness history from behind the shield of a television screen. Annie Willis and Keegan Tierney, co-directors of Volunteers In Action, organized...

Eighty-year-old graduates from UVM

January 23, 2002

"My kids say I'm a newsoholic," confesses eighty-year old Dorothy Butler Adams, a recent UVM December graduate. Pointing to a stack of publications on the coffee table, including the Washington Post and U.S. News and World Report, her voracious reading habits are apparent. Adams began her college education...

University Marche Opens for Business

January 23, 2002

The University of Vermont has a new dining experience in town. A sort of "reincarnation" of the old Weathervane, the March??, which literally means "market" in French opened last Wednesday next to Alice's Caf?? in the Living/Learning Center. The project, which took a total of two years from start to...

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