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Your Friday COVID-19 updates

Your Friday COVID-19 updates

Staff Report

March 13, 2020

In the last 48 hours, UVM has made several announcements regarding how COVID-19 will affect students. Here's what you need to know: UVM athletics cancels all activities UVM athletics has cancelled the remainder of the 2019-20 athletic season, following a slew of other athletic cancellations.    All...

Senior reflects on her time on the ice

Senior reflects on her time on the ice

Aryanna Ramsaran, Cynic Sports Reporter

March 3, 2020

Senior forward Abby Cleary said she began playing hockey around the age of four or five. Now, with the little time she and the other seniors on UVM’s women’s hockey team have left, Cleary is bringing that passion to the kids of UVM’s Campus Children’s School. “We’ve been showing them around th...

Speidel to play in first game

Speidel to play in first game

Sawyer Loftus, News & Sports Editor

March 2, 2020

Five years after a car accident left senior Josh Speidel with a traumatic brain injury, he’s slated to take the court during UVM men’s basketball ‘s senior night. In 2015, before coming to UVM, Speidel was in a serious car accident in his hometown of Columbus, Indiana, which left him in a coma for we...

COLUMN: What’s the Men’s b-ball playoff picture looking like?

COLUMN: What’s the Men’s b-ball playoff picture looking like?

Hayley Rosen, Cynic Sports Reporter

February 25, 2020

The UVM men’s basketball team’s prospects are shaky after the shattering of their 12-game win streak Feb. 22.  Despite their No. 1 seeding, the Cats lost 66-64 to No. 4 seeded University of Maryland, Baltimore County.  In many ways, the Catamounts seem like a clear contender for winning the America Ea...

Men’s lax seals home opener with a win

Men’s lax seals home opener with a win

Aryanna Ramsaran, Cynic Sports Reporter

February 24, 2020

Parents of UVM’s men’s lacrosse team filled the stands, with lanyards of their son’s lacrosse stats around their necks, to cheer on the team in their first home game. The Catamounts faced Quinnipiac University Feb. 22 in their first home game of the 2020 season and came out with a 16-7 win. ...

Men’s basketball winning streak comes to an end

Men’s basketball winning streak comes to an end

Hayley Rosen, Cynic Sports Reporter

February 22, 2020

After 12 straight wins, UVM’s men’s basketball fell to the University of Maryland Baltimore County 66 to 64, Feb. 22.  In the Cat’s previous contest against UMBC on Jan. 11, UVM won 74-50.  A victory tonight would have given the Catamounts the regular-season title.  Vermont head coach Joh...

Men’s basketball leads conference nine straight wins

Men’s basketball leads conference nine straight wins

Hayley Rosen, Cynic Sports Reporter

February 11, 2020

UVM men’s basketball is on a nine game winning streak after defeating University of Hartford, Feb. 8. The newfound win streak is the longest the team has had since the middle of the 2017-18 season. In the 2018-19 season, the Cats’ longest winning streak was six games. The team’s success can b...

UVM men’s hockey coach to retire at end of season

UVM men’s hockey coach to retire at end of season

Aryanna Ramsaran and Hayley Rosen

February 10, 2020

UVM athletics announced that men’s hockey head coach Kevin Sneddon is retiring after this season. Sneddon announced he will not be returning for the 2020-21 season Feb. 4 at a media press conference. “The decision to retire from college hockey coaching and announce this now has been a difficult one, b...

UVM goes full send: Ski and Snowboard Club hosts “Pipe Dreams” event

UVM goes full send: Ski and Snowboard Club hosts “Pipe Dreams” event

Sawyer Loftus, News and Sports Editor

January 31, 2020

UVM’s Andrew Harris Common was transformed into a high flying, skiing and snowboarding arena Jan. 24 for  the Ski and Snowboard Club’s annual winter sports competition. Members of the club donned their boards and skis to send it down the homemade ramps and test their skills on the rails.  ...

UVM skier shines on U.S. Ski Team

UVM skier shines on U.S. Ski Team

Aryanna Ramsaran, Cynic Sports Reporter

January 29, 2020

Not many UVM students can say that they’ve competed in the World Cup, but Paula Moltzan can.  “When I was two, I started skiing,” Moltzan said. “Not until I was six or seven did I know what I wanted to do with it.” Moltzan is currently taking a break from UVM. She joined the U.S. Ski and Snowboard...

Senior hits stride in final XC season

Senior hits stride in final XC season

Aryanna Ramsaran, Cynic Sports Reporter

December 3, 2019

Most runners feel some kind of enjoyment each time they hit a personal record. For senior Phoebe Koski, hitting a personal record feels sparkly. “It feels good,” Koski said. “It’s kind of sparkly. I don’t know.” The UVM men’s and women’s cross country teams traveled to Buffalo, New ...

Ice skating clubs form community at UVM

Ice skating clubs form community at UVM

Anya Kauffman, Cynic Sports Writer

November 21, 2019

At half-time each UVM hockey game, jerseys and pucks are replaced with glimmery leotards and patterned medleys of leaps and jumps. Students might be familiar with the UVM Figure Skating Club from their elaborate mid-hockey game sets. These sets are performed by the UVM Ice Cats, who are only one-t...

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