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A week of coffee and NBR

A week of coffee and NBR

May 4, 2016

Filed under Opinion, Staff Editorial

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

Filed under Opinion, Staff Editorial

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

Listen to the student body

Listen to the student body

March 30, 2016

[media-credit name="ALYSSA HANDELMANN" align="alignnone" width="300"][/media-credit]A reading day has been ...

Post course info online to better inform students for registration

March 23, 2016

Filed under Opinion, Opinion Editorials, Staff Editorial

On March 20, SGA leadership sent a letter to the administration advocating for course descriptions and syllabi to be made available online for all classes during registration.Professors are “expected” to post expanded course descriptions before registration, but in employee contracts, lines can be blurred between w...

Winter Carnival unites the University

Winter Carnival unites the University

March 16, 2016

Filed under Opinion, Staff Editorial

The Cynic’s Enterprise section has spent the past three weeks exploring race at UVM, and has covered the K...

The marijuana bill passed in Vermont

The marijuana bill passed in Vermont

March 2, 2016

Filed under Opinion, Staff Editorial

The Vermont State Senate made history Feb. 24 by becoming the second legislative body to legalize th...

Kake Walk: Time to right our wrongs

<p>Kake Walk: Time to right our wrongs</p>

February 24, 2016

Filed under Opinion, Staff Editorial

Forty-seven years ago, the University ended a tradition that involved  fraternity members dancing in bl...

<p>An intolerable, anti-Semitic email</p>

An intolerable, anti-Semitic email

February 17, 2016

A number of UVM students found an unsettling email in their inboxes Feb. 10, claiming that a crematori...

<p>Bring it Back: step up to the plate</p>

Bring it Back: step up to the plate

February 10, 2016

In 2009, UVM cut its varsity baseball and softball programs because of budget cuts.This wasn’t th...

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