The Vermont Cynic

Slade Hall Saga: Of Mice and Men

March 8, 2001

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....


March 8, 2001

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

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

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

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

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...

Phys Ed. Dept. Argues Against Abolishing Gym Requirement

March 7, 2001

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...

UVM Freshman Starting Multicultural Sorority Chapter

March 7, 2001

As an incoming student to the University of Vermont, Ebony Meyers was looking forward to joining a sorority. Looking into the Greek system, however, she found that the university was without a sorority that really appealed to her. For this reason, she is attempting to start a chapter of the national...

Cats Send Saints to Hell, Earn ECAC Tourney Berth

March 7, 2001

Freshman forward Patrick Sharp scored the go-ahead goal for Vermont on a wrap-around at 12:44 of the second period, propelling the Catamounts to a 8-4 victory over conference foe and national power St. Lawrence Saturday evening, securing a berth in the ECAC playoffs. "Our guys played some pretty...

Cynic Goes Online

March 1, 2001

The Cynic site is up and running.

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