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COVID-19 Dispatch Part 1: As New York City hospitals fill up, medical masks run out

Gabby Felitto

3 hours ago

As COVID-19 spreads, many medical professionals are overwhelmed. To make matters worse, a shortage of masks and other supplies is beginning to take hold, according to a March 19 New York Times article. While health care workers are struggling to get supplied with the masks they need to work, I hav...

How UVM students say their lives are impacted by COVID-19

How UVM students say their lives are impacted by COVID-19

Kate Vanni, Layout and Illustrations Editor

4 days ago

The Vermont Cynic asked UVM students to fill out a survey to find out how the COVID-19 pandemic is impacting them. Over the course of the last week, UVM students took the time to fill out the survey. Here are graphical representations of their responses. Are you staying on campus? If you are choo...

Illustrations reflect student life during COVID-19

Illustrations reflect student life during COVID-19

Illustrations Staff

4 days ago

The Vermont Cynic asked its illustrators to paint, sketch or draw what their life is like now during the COVID-19 pandemic. This is what they came up with. Eleni Papas "I’m currently living in Katonah, which is a small town about an hour north of New York City. For this painting, I tried to go b...

Green Mountain Shower Thoughts – Quarantine Edition

Green Mountain Shower Thoughts – Quarantine Edition

Jacob Goodwin and Nate Dole

4 days ago

Jacob and Nate talk about life while quarantined because of COVID-19.

BREAKING: UVM to continue online learning through end of semester and students urged to leave

BREAKING: UVM to continue online learning through end of semester and students urged to leave

Sawyer Loftus, News and Sports Editor

March 23, 2020

UVM will continue its remote learning model through the end of the semester and close its residential halls, as the COVID-19 pandemic intensifies throughout the country and Vermont. As the chance for a physical return to campus comes to a close, the University said Commencement is unlikely to occur...

Your latest COVID-19 updates

Your latest COVID-19 updates

Sawyer Loftus, News and Sports Editor

March 19, 2020

UVM Foundation sets up new fund The UVM Foundation has set up a new fund where alumni can donate to help with the University’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The new Pandemic Response Fund was created by President Garimella to make sure the most funds can be used most effectively, accordin...

Your latest COVID-19 updates

Your latest COVID-19 updates

Sawyer Loftus, News and Sports Editor

March 18, 2020

UVM has restricted access to campus buildings and further limited the number of people that can gather on campus in its latest updated responses to the COVID-19 pandemic.  In a March 18 email, Gary Derr, vice president for operations and public safety, stated effective immediately UVM buildings will onl...

UVM’s hand sanitizer falls below CDC reccomendations

UVM’s hand sanitizer falls below CDC reccomendations

Irene Choi, Cynic News Reporter

March 18, 2020

Amid a worldwide COVID-19 pandemic, UVM has not and will not have CDC recommended hand sanitizer for use throughout the University. In a March 17 email, Gary Derr, Vice President for operations and public safety, stated wall-mounted hand sanitizer stations throughout the University do not contain...

Your Friday COVID-19 updates

Your Friday COVID-19 updates

Staff Report

March 13, 2020

In the last 48 hours, UVM has made several announcements regarding how COVID-19 will affect students. Here's what you need to know: UVM athletics cancels all activities UVM athletics has cancelled the remainder of the 2019-20 athletic season, following a slew of other athletic cancellations.    All...

BREAKING: UVM switches to online classes amidst coronavirus outbreak

BREAKING: UVM switches to online classes amidst coronavirus outbreak

Alek Fleury, Managing Editor

March 11, 2020

UVM is cancelling all classes  March 16 and 17 and will switch to remote learning methods for regularly scheduled classes starting March 18 due to the COVID-19 outbreak, according to a 1:24 p.m. March 11 email from UVM President Suresh Garimella. Gary Derr, vice president for operations and publ...

Students advised to bring academic materials home as concerns over the new coronavirus heighten

Students advised to bring academic materials home as concerns over the new coronavirus heighten

Ella Ruehsen, Cynic News Reporter

March 6, 2020

The University has advised students to bring coursework home over spring break in the event that the COVID-19 epidemic worsens and students are prevented from returning as scheduled. Faculty were advised to pass this information along to their students in a March 3 letter from Provost Patricia Prelock. “While...

BREAKING: UVM students pulled out of Italy, as Coronavirus concerns intensify

BREAKING: UVM students pulled out of Italy, as Coronavirus concerns intensify

Ella Ruehsen, Cynic News Reporter

March 4, 2020

Due to the spread of Coronavirus, UVM students have been pulled out of study abroad programs in Italy as UVM advises faculty, students and staff traveling to impacted countries to reconsider. Gary Derr, Vice President for Operations and Public Safety said students from Italy programs are being moved,...

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