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Ask the cats: answers for your questions

Ask the cats: answers for your questions

The Cats of Opinion, staff writers April 2, 2021

Hey readers! The opinion section is happy to inform you that we are bringing back our new and improved advice column, Ask the Cats. At the end of each month, the cats of the opinion section will answer...

Follow your dreams....no seriously

Follow your dreams….no seriously

Sophie Oehler, Staff Writer February 19, 2021

My mother and I like to do this bit where I walk into a room and loudly announce that I am going to change career paths and become a stand up comedian like Pete Davidson and John Mulaney. To which she...

Three study tips by way of Capitol Hill

Three study tips by way of Capitol Hill

Abby Robins August 30, 2019

As summer ends, I have been reflecting on my experience working as a legislative intern in Sen. Patrick Leahy’s office on Capitol Hill. I had opportunities to attend briefings, write memoranda for senior...

Four things I wish I knew before arriving at UVM

Chris Harrell May 12, 2019

At the halfway point of my college education here at UVM, I found there are four things I wish I knew before arriving here. 1. Join clubs. Student organizations play a fundamentally different role in...

Tips for coping with finals week

Tips for coping with finals week

Henry Mitchell May 6, 2018

Whether this is your first semester at UVM or you are a seasoned veteran, one thing is certain during this finals season: You’re screwed. Since you’re probably procrastinating like the irresponsible...

A few words of wisdom to the incoming class of 2021

A few words of wisdom to the incoming class of 2021

Alexander Collingsworth April 28, 2017

Dear Incoming first-years, Nice job. You got accepted. You will soon discover that this school wants your money and not much else. You got fooled. At some point, somehow, describing you as...

On the amazing first-year experience

On the amazing first-year experience

September 2, 2015

Perhaps the most hectic and unpredictable time in life is the first week of college.Being tossed into a new academic environment and expected to succeed, have a social life and get enough sleep is the...

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