The Vermont Cynic

Hats off to Hall

February 13, 2002

Morgan Hall's quiet style has at some points this season made her play on the court go almost unnoticed. She shows little emotion either way during the course of a game, always carrying that same face up and down the floor. This silent assassin made some noise last week, though, as she became only...

Keep the Progs out of City Council

February 13, 2002

Why should we vote? Traditionally, none of the candidates for city council have truly cared about the needs of the students of UVM. What possible reason would drive the eight thousand students of the University of Vermont to the polls? Are you tired of the housing crunch and excessive property taxes...

The Republicans are Organizing? Just Imagine the Possibilities….

February 13, 2002

Wahoo for the Righties! The Republicans on campus are finally organizing. Wahoo. The whole campus must be holding its breath. Think of the possibilities. We can finally get a public meeting on why our civil liberties are wrong, dirty and how our founding fathers are turning over in their graves that...

Take Hallmark out of Valentine’s Day

February 13, 2002

Every February 14, the entire American society is divided: those who have sweethearts, and those who don't. In candy stores, florists and gift shops across the nation, red and pink hearts flood the display windows. This is what all major holidays in America have become: propaganda of huge corporations...

“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...

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