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Hundreds of UVM students walk out of class to protest climate inaction

Hundreds of UVM students walk out of class to protest climate inaction

Emma Pinezich, Assistant News Editor

2 days ago

Hundreds of students gathered in the middle of campus Friday for UVM’s Climate Strike with a clear message for world leaders: our house is on fire. Sound the alarm. Around 600 students attended the strike at 11 a.m. Sept. 20 on the Andrew Harris Green. There, environmental groups including Vermont...

Student emails hit with scams once again

Student emails hit with scams once again

Ella Ruehsen, Staff Writer

2 days ago

UVM students were once again targeted by email scams that aimed to steal their money, according to UVM Police Services. UVM students received an email alert from UVM Police Services Sept. 6, warning them of fake emails that offered them employment assisting a doctor in supporting students with disabilities...

Defending a legacy: Vermont based Men’s Soccer captain on the season ahead

Defending a legacy: Vermont based Men’s Soccer captain on the season ahead

Hayley Rosen, Staff Writer

3 days ago

Lucas Shaw was born and raised a Catamount. Both of his parents graduated from UVM, and he grew up just down the road in South Burlington. Shaw is now a senior at the University studying business administration and is one of four captains of the men’s soccer team. A defenseman entering his third season...

Help wanted: UVM Police remain understaffed despite-five year search

Help wanted: UVM Police remain understaffed despite-five year search

Emma Pinezich, Assistant News Editor

6 days ago

With their contract expired, UVM Police Services is using the opportunity to negotiate a new contract with the University to help recruit and retain officers. But, as UVM Police Services remains understaffed, some on campus remain alarmed over the department’s ability to keep UVM safe. UVM Police...

President works to rebrand SGA

President works to rebrand SGA

Zoe Stern, Cynic News Reporter

September 13, 2019

When SGA President Jillian Scannell, a senior, learned there would be a photographer at her interview, she didn’t know what to wear. She decided to go classic with a UVM T-shirt, showing support for the school. Despite previously being an SGA senator, Scannell never imagined herself being SGA...

‘They’re just bad news,’ Turning Point USA attempts to reemerge at UVM

‘They’re just bad news,’ Turning Point USA attempts to reemerge at UVM

Sawyer Loftus and Lilly Young

September 11, 2019

A conservative student group could be derecognized for breaking SGA rules, but as the group’s future is considered, national representatives have come to rebuild. The group, Turning Point USA, is a national conservative nonprofit that was founded in 2012. The group seeks to promote ideas of freed...

UVMMC investigating if more funds could be taken by Trump Administration

UVMMC investigating if more funds could be taken by Trump Administration

Emma Pinezich, Cynic News Reporter

September 9, 2019

UVM Medical Center may lose more federal funding than originally expected after a nurse was forced to participate in an abortion procedure, a violation of federal law. The Office for Civil Rights, a sub-agency of the U.S. Department of Education, released a Notice of Violation Aug. 28 stating that ...

Driver sexually assaults passenger on campus

Driver sexually assaults passenger on campus

Staff Report

September 6, 2019

A passenger of a vehicle was sexually assaulted while parked in a Redstone campus parking lot, late Sept. 5, according to UVM Police Services. The incident is still under investigation by the Chittenden County Unit for Special Investigations. The man was driving a minivan and described as white and...

UVM president sets his priority for the path forward: student success

UVM president sets his priority for the path forward: student success

Sawyer Loftus, News Editor

September 2, 2019

New UVM president sits down for exclusive first one-on-one interview with The Vermont Cynic, to discuss his priorities.

UVM Police find multiple ‘white nationalist hate group stickers’ around campus

UVM Police find multiple ‘white nationalist hate group stickers’ around campus

Staff Report

August 28, 2019

White nationalist stickers and posters have once again been plastered throughout the University of Vermont's campus. UVM Police Services have found multiple stickers and posters from the group Patriot Front, a group designated by the Southern Poverty Law Center as a "white nationalist hate group." Stickers and posters found aro...

Fewer Vermonters enroll in the class of 2023 following a downward trend

Fewer Vermonters enroll in the class of 2023 following a downward trend

Emma Pinezich, Cynic News Reporter

August 28, 2019

The largest university in Vermont is enrolling fewer and fewer Vermonters each year, following a decreasing trend beginning in 1997. Of the 2,640 students that make up the University of Ver- mont’s class of 2023, 554 are Vermonters. In-state enrollment peaked in 1997 at 34.5%. Since then, the number of ...

Class of 2023 ring in the new school year with new UVM President

Class of 2023 ring in the new school year with new UVM President

Julianne Lesch, Cynic News Reporter

August 27, 2019

The class of 2023 took their first steps as UVM students as they paraded down Main Street as part of a running UVM tradition— Convocation. Over 2,600 students sat in Patrick Gym wearing vibrantly colored t-shirts, as they listened to speeches. SGA President Jillian Scannell welcomed the crowd....

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