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A call to action against hazing

A call to action against hazing

October 12, 2016

Hazing is an epidemic at universities nationwide. It occurred right here on our campus Sept. 24 when...

Addressing sexual assault on campus

Addressing sexual assault on campus

October 5, 2016

Sexual assault is a major issue; both nationwide, and on our own campus. Just this past Fri...

Raising the flag for our community

September 28, 2016

Filed under Opinion, Staff Editorial

This week, UVM students stood in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement at an organized “Black Out.” At the event, participants dressed in all black to pose for a picture under a “Black Lives Matter” flag. This particular flag, first raised Sept. 22, was later stolen and a new one was rai...

Listen, don’t dismiss other opinions

Listen, don’t dismiss other opinions

September 21, 2016

Last Friday, a pro concealed carry organization tabled outside the Davis Center. On ou...

New Interfaith Center uniting UVM campus

New Interfaith Center uniting UVM campus

September 14, 2016

[media-credit name="Genevieve Winn" align="alignnone" width="230"][/media-credit]UVM prides itself on bein...

UVM to expand peer advising

UVM to expand peer advising

September 7, 2016

A new peer-mentor program and new Advising Center located on the first floor of the Davis Center are exam...

Welcome back to UVM

Welcome back to UVM

August 31, 2016

New schedules, free coffee, blank notebooks and well-rested students: all signs of a new semester at UVM. I...

A week of coffee and NBR

A week of coffee and NBR

May 4, 2016

Finals week. It’s the time of every semester that students fear.Final papers, exams and ever-so-dread...

The Best of Burlington is back in town

April 27, 2016

Filed under Opinion, Staff Editorial

Skinny Pancake, Henderson’s, Nectar’s: the list goes on. UVM students, staff and faculty alike all have their favorites when it comes to places where they eat, drink and live.The Cynic is in the midst of conducting our “Best of Burlington” poll to determine what the community considers the “best of the best” when it come...

‘Groovy UV’: embracing a spirited tradition

‘Groovy UV’: embracing a spirited tradition

April 22, 2016

 Today marks a sort of “unofficial” holiday at UVM: 4/20. Hundreds of students will fill the Re...

Make registration more user-friendly

Make registration more user-friendly

April 13, 2016

Class registration is, arguably, one of the most stressful times of the semester for students. Between tr...

Giving first-years a choice in housing

Giving first-years a choice in housing

April 6, 2016

Come August, first-year students arriving at UVM will arguably have a much different experience than w...

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