The Vermont Cynic

Canadian slavery lecture shares lost stories

Canadian slavery lecture shares lost stories

Lindsay Freed, Senior Staff Writer

December 4, 2018


Filed under Campus, News

The Waterman Memorial Lounge was crowded Nov. 28 with students and faculty waiting to hear history professor Amani Whitfield speak about slavery in Canada. Whitfield’s lecture was part of the College of Arts and Science’s Full Professor Lecture Series, started in 2007 by then-CAS Dean Eleanor M...

UVM hosts French-Canadian diplomatic conference

UVM hosts French-Canadian diplomatic conference

Brandon Arcari, Staff Writer

March 24, 2017


Filed under Campus, News, Vermont

UVM hosted a conference on the connections between Vermont and its neighbor to the north. The March 20 French-Canadian connections conference, focused on the relations between Vermont and Quebec. It featured speakers including UVM President Tom Sullivan, Gov. Phil Scott and Rita de Santis, the Qu...

48 Hours across the Border

48 Hours across the Border

Caroline Shea

April 11, 2016


Filed under Features

It’s a strange feeling to hop in your car for a short ride and suddenly be in another country. It’s a little like slipping through some Fairyland portal to an alternate dimension where everyone speaks French, the money is multicolored, and teenagers can go to bars. Only Fairyland is just Canada -...

Bell-Haynes: from Canada, with love

Bell-Haynes: from Canada, with love

Ben Hakim

December 9, 2015


Filed under Player Profiles, Sports

Successful in Canada, Trae Bell-Haynes is now finding success against the best competition he’s faced in his life as he’s transitioned to U.S. Division I basketball.  Last year as a first-year student, Bell-Haynes was named to the America East All-Rookie Team. He finished second in the entire league in assists, averagi...

Energy summit unites both sides of border

March 31, 2015


Filed under News, Vermont

Students and industry professionals traded big ideas and projects on energy issues on both sides of the Canadian border. “The Power from the North Conference,” a major regional energy summit, was held in the Davis Center March 23 and 24.Topics on the first day were  the social, economic and environme...

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