The Vermont Cynic

University fosters student-community relations

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A house in the North End is pictured. City council has been pushing for increased affordable housing.

JP Riedel, Senior Staff Writer

September 1, 2017

As thousands of Catamounts flood the streets of Burlington back from summer vacation, UVM is working with students and local residents to start the year smoothly. For the past eight years, the University has sent letters to locals with information about move-in weekend. These are intended to prepare ...

Students celebrate new beginnings at Convocation

Brandon Arcari, Breaking News Assistant Editor

August 29, 2017

UVM’s class of 2021 comes to the University at a point of transition and with many new changes—new academic buildings and housing programming among them. At Sunday night’s convocation ceremony, speakers welcomed new students and structural changes. The class of 2021, comprised of 2,640 stude...

A note to first years

Lily Spechler

May 9, 2017

Welcome, Freshman, and hurry up, your time is nearly up. Literally. Blink twice and it’s gone so let’s get this straight. You only get one shot at being a college student. So you better make every mistake you can before you go. If you have an inkling you want to be a dancer? Do it. Show up to t...

A few words of wisdom to the incoming class of 2021

A few words of wisdom to the incoming class of 2021

Alexander Collingsworth

April 28, 2017

Dear Incoming first-years, Nice job. You got accepted. You will soon discover that this school wants your money and not much else. You got fooled. At some point, somehow, describing you as “fresh” was somehow offensive. I get the “men” part. Maybe let’s call you “freshfolks,...

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