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Best of Burlington

Best of Burlington

Culture Staff

May 9, 2018

Moving to a new city can be overwhelming, and with Burlington there are so many unique places to explore. To get you started, the Culture staff rounded up ten of our favorite spots.   Best Music Venue: Radio Bean - This self-described “bohemian utopia” features live music from bot...

Culture Staff Recommends: Books

Culture Staff

April 18, 2018

Summer is only a few weeks away and beach reads will soon be a necessity, so the Culture staff has five book recommendations for you. Check the Culture section weekly for our staff’s picks.   “Bluets” by Maggie Nelson Autobiography, $12.63 Hunter McKenzie’s pick This gorgeous, experime...

History faculty talk new publications

Professor Sean Field lectures to his “Early Europe” history class, Feb. 2. Field, who co-wrote the book

Jean MacBride, Staff Writer

February 9, 2018

Students and faculty mingled around a long wooden table. Some flipped through the pages of freshly printed hardcover books Everyone showed excitement and anticipation. On Jan. 26, students and faculty gathered at Alumni House to honor research published by professors in the history department. ...

Students & faculty delve into books over break

Students & faculty delve into books over break

Jean McBride, Staff Writer

January 25, 2018

During winter break, members of the UVM community spent their time catching up on good books. While your course work is light, head to the library to check out some of these recommendations.  Although college students and professors have plenty of assigned reading during the semester, 83 percent of 18 ...

Readers and writers gather for local festival

Bridget Higdon, Assistant Arts Editor

September 26, 2017

As an English major, I am always looking for ways to further indulge my love of reading and writing. I found such indulgence at the 13th annual Burlington Book Festival. This festival was held at several locations downtown Sept. 15-17 and it was a celebration of all things literary, bringing...

Davis Center employee brings culture

The Book Nook in Brennan's Pub

Camilla Broccolo

November 19, 2015

Each day at 6 a.m., one Davis Center employee heads to Brennan’s to add books to the shelf and find what students have left behind. “The Book Nook was inspired by UVM students and the vision of Jacques Paul Marton, a Davis Center custodian,” according to the UVM website. “I love seei...

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