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Headliner: Carti. Opener? Hardly.

Headliner: Carti. Opener? Hardly.

Eleanor Webster, Staff Writer

March 28, 2018


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Rapper Playboi Carti will headline SpringFest, according to UPB’s announcement at Battle of the Bands March 24. UPB did not reveal to the winner of the event due to time constraints. “We were told we had to clear out of Nectar’s, and didn’t have time to make a clear decision,” said sophomore Tay...

Teaching empowers

Teaching empowers

Autumn Lee, Life Columnist

March 27, 2018


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Conversations around education often focus on the gender imbalance among students. What I don’t hear discussed is gender representation among teachers. More than three quarters of kindergarten through high school teachers are women, according to a September 2014 New York Times article. Sitting in ...

Local baristas create latte art

Local baristas create latte art

Julia Nugent

March 8, 2018


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Some people build monuments, other people build lattes. Although the intricate designs don’t last long, they are compelling and deemed Instagram-worthy. I attended the Latte Art Throwdown Feb. 25 to answer these questions and to meet the Burlington coffee community. Baristas entered the compe...

Vermont Cartoonist Displays Work at Fleming Museum

Vermont Cartoonist Displays Work at Fleming Museum

Allie O'Connor

March 7, 2018


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Renowned artist, Vermont Cartoonist Laureate, and UVM James Marsh Professor-at-Large Alison Bechdel's critically acclaimed work is being displayed in an exhibit in UVM's Fleming Museum. Self-Confessed: The Inappropriately Intimate Comics of Alison Bechdel displays samples of her popular graphic novels...

Protest Day 3: Friday, Feb. 23

February 26, 2018


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Day 3

Protest Day 2: Thursday, Feb. 22

February 24, 2018


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5:06 PM The protesters blocking Main Street continue to block traffic as the sun sets. “We’re standing in the street, until Tom comes to meet.”     5:16 PM Burlington Police Chief Brandon Del Pozo surveys the scene as NoNames for Justice protesters block Main Street...

Bill may increase college costs

Emma Jarnagin, Staff Writer

February 4, 2018


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A rewrite of the Higher Education Act threatens to make college more expensive for working families. On Dec. 1, 2017, Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives unveiled H.R. 4508, a rewrite of the Higher Education Act. The new bill will favor people of higher incomes who are taking out loans to pay fo...

Student-athletes score record GPA

Sabrina Hood, Staff Writer

January 26, 2018


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UVM student-athletes achieved the highest GPA on record in history of UVM athletics for the fall 2017 semester. They earned an average cumulative GPA of 3.28, according to UVM athletics. “It was nice to see the hard work that our student-athletes, coaches, the Student-Athlete Development and Academi...

Pam’s Deli Says Goodbye to UVM

Pam’s Deli Says Goodbye to UVM

January 16, 2018


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Pam and George Bissonnette, the owner's of Pam's Deli -- a popular yellow food truck that's been serving up sandwiches at UVM for 35 years -- permanently closed up shop in December of 2017. Find out what Pam and George's experience has been like, and how students feel about the news in this video!

Former UVM President Passes Away

Brandon Arcari, Assistant Breaking News Editor

January 16, 2018


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Former UVM president John Hennessey passed away Jan. 11. He was 92. Hennessey served as UVM’s provost from 1986 to 1989. He then took over as interim president when President Lattie Coor left. He served until 1990, when President George Davis took office, according to UVM’s website for former...

Prime Time Cats Episode 2- Ben Affleck

Prime Time Cats Episode 2- Ben Affleck

December 8, 2017


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With Superman dead the world is left with one hero to round up a team to stop the oncoming doom that befalls it… and that hero is BEN AFFLECK. Tune into this weeks Prime Time Cats episode to find out if the Justice League saves the day with some commentary or if Corey and Faith just threw money at...

Cynic News- 12/08/2017

Cynic News- 12/08/2017

December 8, 2017


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