The Vermont Cynic

Pondering over the post-grad job market

Pondering over the post-grad job market

Alexander Collingsworth

March 29, 2017

Graduate seeking employment: will work for free. As a college graduate, it seems, my job prospects are fairly limited. I’m wondering if I can collect unemployment benefits immediately upon graduation. Yes, many places are hiring. Chipotle is always looking for people who can tolerate a...

New construction benefits student life

November 30, 2016

It's easy to feel on top of the world after senior year of high school. Coming from the top of the totem pole, so comfortable and confident in your environment, to a community so new and untouched can be a weird transition. At the same time, leaving high school in the past and jumping into ...

Students watch as campus tranforms

Camilla Broccolo

November 29, 2016

A group of prospective UVM students and families led by a tour guide shuffled past the construction site of the new residence hall that will be open in August 2017. This is just one of the buildings that will be included in the new housing model ResLife will be transitioning to starting next fall....

ResLife promotes themed housing

November 8, 2016

Next academic year, 75 percent of first-year students will live in programmed housing. Students have no official input as of right now, said Joe Russell, associate director of residential education for ResLife. “There is a certain level of planning that has to happen at the administration le...

Campus construction gives UVM new look

Campus construction gives UVM new look

August 31, 2016

Campus will look different to many returning students due to construction across campus.In addition to construction, several UVM offices have been moved to new locations.According to Bob Vaughan, Director of Capital Planning and Management, the following offices have moved:The CatCard Center moved fr...

STEM Construction ‘on track’

Caroline Alkire

May 4, 2016

A light winter has allowed construction on Central Campus to come out of the cold right on schedule. The STEM building’s predicted May 2017 completion date will stay the same, said Bob Vaughan, director of capital planning and management. “Usually after winter we lose a couple weeks because ...

UVM rescue to have a new facility

UVM rescue to have a new facility

Caroline Alkire

February 24, 2016

UVM Rescue is spending $1.6 million to build a new facility to house their ambulances and on duty student staff more efficiently. The current building, located on 284 East Ave, doesn’t meet their need to safely store their vehicles, UVM Rescue Director of Operations Mike Bar- num, a senior, said. ...

Students impacted by construction

October 28, 2015

Central Campus has been rumbling with trucks and workmen since before the first day of classes this semester and students seem to have mixed opinions about the expansion.“I have a friend in Converse Hall who struggles to sleep due to the noise coming from construction just across the parking lot,...

Construction redirects buses

Construction redirects buses

Caroline Alkire

September 24, 2015

Progress on the STEM complex on Central Campus forced a new route for the CAT shuttle buses. Both students and drivers say they have seen issues with the change   Only a few months into a  four-year Central Campus makeover, the $104 million dollar STEM project renovation is slowly developing, bringi...

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