The Vermont Cynic

In response to pandemic, UVM president forgoes salary

(Left to Right) President Suresh Garimella, Chair Ron Lumbra and Provost Patricia Prelock sit at a board of trustees meeting, Oct. 26. Prelock was appointed Provost this afternoon by President Garimella.

Alek Fleury and Irene Choi

April 10, 2020

UVM President Suresh Garimella has requested to forgo his salary for the month of April and has asked that it be contributed to a special university fund to help during this crisis. “The board has approved his generous request with our thanks and deep respect during this uniquely challenging and ...

UVM clarifies budget information

UVM clarifies budget information

Lindsay Freed, Senior Staff Writer

February 10, 2019

The UVM administration sent an email to members of the UVM community to clarify and dispute information about budget, faculty and course changes in the College of Arts and Sciences. The memo, sent by CAS dean Bill Falls and University Provost David Rosowsky, states that CAS’s current budget challenges...

Budget eating: tasty tips for cheap food

Isabella Alessandrini, Culture Columnist

October 18, 2018

At UVM there are food cues all around us: appetizing aromas of stir-fries, tacos, popcorn and pizza waft out of dining halls, Brennan’s, the Marketplace, food trucks and the Marché. Snacks and sodas beckon to students from vending machines sprinkled in buildings all over campus.   We’re in an ...

Day 2: live at the board of trustees meeting

Sophomore Drew Baker and first-year Bella Federico protests alongside other students at the board of trustees meeting Oct. 20.

Cynic Staff

October 21, 2017

Saturday: 8 a.m. During public comment, three students involved in the social and racial justice campaign at UVM spoke to the board. Sophomore Harmony Edosomwan, BSU president, said the University-wide annual reports neglect to mention the wellbeing of  students of color and that their experiences...

Nation drowning under Trump’s program

Nation drowning under Trump's program

Lily Spechler

April 5, 2017

Hopefully that wall that Trump is building will double as a raft to save us from the perpetually rising sea levels induced by climate change. Trump’s plan to revive the coal industry and cut back on environmental regulations will potentially be one of the most expensive and dangerous mist...

Clarification on new budget model

April 7, 2016

Dear Editor,I remain grateful for the continued interest and engagement in our transition to a new budget model. In response to the March 30, 2016 Cynic article on IBB, I’d like to provide the following thoughts and clarifications.I, too, share concern about access, affordability, resources and the ...

Staying on a budget at City Market

Staying on a budget at City Market

Chris Leow

February 11, 2016

The closest supermarket to campus is City Market. It carries all the essentials and also provides a wide variety of delicious produce and artisanal food products from local Vermont farmers. While it’s extremely easy to rack up a large grocery bill at City Market, there are definitely ways to k...

Fund for student life seemingly unknown by students

Jackie Flynn

October 13, 2015

  The Inter-Residents Association Student Union has part of their budget dedicated to improving student life. The only problem is that not enough students are aware of this, said junior Natalia Korpanty, IRA president. “What do they do with it?” junior Abigail Howlett said. “I didn’t know...

Budget system approved

Budget system approved

Aidan Breen

February 24, 2015

UVM has recently approved a new budget model which has left many students confused, they say. After a year-long discussion, the final report of the Incentive-Based Budget Model Steering Committee has gained approval. The IBB model was published on the IBB website and “collaboratively addresses many...

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