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The Vermont Cynic

Football free but still full of sports

December 3, 2013

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Most colleges that are known as "sports schools" have a varsity football program. Students at UVM, however, don shirts that say varsity foot- ball has been "undefeated since 1974." That's because we haven't had varsity football here since 1974. But does that mean that we aren't a sports school? Not really, we just ...

Sodexo’s behavior a cause for concern

September 24, 2013

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Sodexo's policy change, one that redefines a full-time employee, is a possible violation of federal law and most certainly a breach of moral code. UVM professor and Vermont Sen. Phil Baruth and Vermont Fair Food Campaign organizer Kelly Mangan are leading a charge-both social and legislative-against Sodexo and its new definitio...

Our troublesome inheritance

April 28, 2008

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Food prices around the world are on the rise. Riots have broken out in Egypt and Afghanistan because of flour prices that have doubled.California, in some places, is short on rice, and Japan is suffering from major shortages of butter.The dollar is hitting record lows against all manner of currencies and other measures and the...

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