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It’s okay to be self-centered during COVID-19

It's okay to be self-centered during COVID-19

Sophie Oehler, Opinion Columnist

May 2, 2020

The past several weeks have been nothing short of a fever dream.  If in January, you had told me that in a couple short months I would be restricted to the confines of my house, while oil prices dropped below $0, and actor John Krasinski, formally of The Office, held a virtual prom on Tik Tok danc...

Best of UVM

Best of UVM

Culture Staff

May 10, 2018

The Culture staff curated a list of places we wish we knew about during our first few weeks at UVM. Once you’re unpacked and settled in, take time to wander campus and check them all out.   Best Dining Hall: Redstone - Located in Simpson Hall, Redstone Unlimited Dining offers several differ...

On long distance relationships

On long distance relationships

Mills Sparkman

December 14, 2017

Many college students know long-distance relationships don’t always last, but how many students know that sometimes they do? With terms like “Breakvember” – a nickname for November, because it’s known as the breakup month – and the seemingly dominant hookup culture on college campuses, it...

True wellness must place health before UVM image

True wellness must place health before UVM image

Letter to the Editor

December 1, 2017

There have been sweeping changes in higher education as of late. With the introduction of a more diverse and qualified student population, services provided on college campuses must adjust to provide suitable resources for the next generation of the American workforce. The University of Vermont is not im...

Promoting a safe space for LBGTQA students at UVM

Promoting a safe space for LBGTQA students at UVM

Katie Brobst, Assistant Life Editor

September 16, 2017

With the start of a new year, UVM’s LGBTQA Center readied itself to welcome new members the UVM queer community. Since its formation in 1999, the LGBTQA Center, located in the Allen House on Main Street, has been responsible for a lot of the University’s queer accommodations. “UVM is oft...

Trying to get to class without really trying? Run-walk

Trying to get to class without really trying? Run-walk

Lily Spechler

October 27, 2016

If you are a college student that has been running late on one occasion or another, you have experienced the run-walk — you know, not quite a walk, but not quite a run, either. The run-walk is the most awkward mode of transportation. It’s important to note that there are a few different t...

Angsty teen upset by the medical community


Eva Bartels

December 9, 2015

The Friday night of Halloween weekend, I, like every other college student in America, set out looking for a party that would justify drunkenly roaming the streets of Burlington dressed as a slutty cat or a culturally-appropriative Native American. I went in my own clothes only to be continually asked if I was d...

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...

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