The Vermont Cynic

Prime Time Cats – Booze v Bud

September 5, 2018

The idea of college has been so tied to drinking and drugs for so long that Hollywood makes movies about...

You can prevent DUIs to save lives

You can prevent DUIs to save lives

September 20, 2017

One week ago, a member of our staff was at a small party on campus, drinking with eight of h...

Report shows drug use in decline

Colin Bushweller

October 19, 2016

Filed under Campus, News

Reports of drug and alcohol violations are on the decline at UVM. UVM’s annual Clery Report, published Sept. 28, cites evidence that shows drug and alcohol violations are on the decline when compared to years prior. The Clery Report requires all colleges and universities that participate in federal financial aid progr...

A sobering look at the drinking age in U.S.

A sobering look at the drinking age in U.S.

May 6, 2016

Filed under Opinion

Every Friday night in Burlington, hundreds of people buy booze for their friends and acquaintances wh...

New ‘disorder’ is eating away at students

New ‘disorder’ is eating away at students

February 4, 2016

It’s Friday night at the dining hall; there’s a line at the pasta station where students are fill...

Policing that which cannot be policed

Policing that which cannot be policed

September 14, 2015

Like the changing leaves, college kids coming back to town in fall, getting drunk, having parties an...

Committee to deal with alcohol use

David Dubrul

March 10, 2015

Filed under Campus, News

In a recent email to the UVM community, President Tom Sullivan addressed the continuing alcohol, marijuana and other drug problems the school faces. One year ago, the president emailed students with a similar message announcing the “formation of a 72-person committee, made up of faculty, staff, students, parents and alumni,...

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