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The Vermont Cynic

The University of Vermont's Independent Voice Since 1883

The Vermont Cynic

The University of Vermont's Independent Voice Since 1883

The Vermont Cynic

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...

As journalism changes, so does election coverage

As journalism changes, so does election coverage

Chloe Chaobal October 28, 2016

A former New York Times reporter came to UVM to raise concerns on how the media does modern reporting. Former Washington Correspondent for The New York Times Adam Clymer has had decades of experience...

Drone policy designed to match federal regulations

Drone policy designed to match federal regulations

October 28, 2016

UVM has developed a new drone policy in order to better comply with federal regulations. The Interim Drone University Operating Procedure recently published by UVM states that no recreational Unmanned...

New UVM policy requires club events hire vendors

New UVM policy requires club events hire vendors

October 27, 2016

Clubs are now required to hire a third party vendor for any University-affiliated activity where alcohol will be served. The amendment to the Alcohol and Other Drug Use policy was made in part due to...

ResLife will renovate Converse

October 26, 2016

ResLife has made plans to make changes to UVM’s oldest dorm. A project was presented by Richard Cate, vice president of Finance and Bob Vaughan, director of Capital Planning Management, to the board...

Cynic receives top award

Cynic receives top award

Brandon Arcari October 26, 2016

The Vermont Cynic has won first place nationally for coverage of UVM’s racial history. The Associated Collegiate Press awarded the Cynic first place for Diversity Story of the Year for their story...

Bernie Sanders attends Democratic rally on campus

Brandon Arcari October 25, 2016

Senator Bernie Sanders drew crowds at a rally for the Democratic candidate for governor. Sanders came to show his support for Sue Minter, former secretary of transportation, in her race for governor....

ResLife announces dorm space for upperclassmen

ResLife announces dorm space for upperclassmen

October 20, 2016

Upperclassmen may soon have an easier time finding housing. ResLife announced there will be more room for upperclassmen to live on-campus in the 2017-2018 academic year due to the completed construction...

Ben & Jerry's takes a political stance

Ben & Jerry’s takes a political stance

Alexandra Shannon October 20, 2016

Ice cream cones and voices were raised as Black Lives Matter supporters surrounded the front of Ben & Jerry’s on Church Street. Members of Black Lives Matter Vermont met outside of the scoop shop...

Report shows drug use in decline

Colin Bushweller October 19, 2016

Reports of drug and alcohol violations are on the decline at UVM. UVM’s annual Clery Report, published Sept. 28, cites evidence that shows drug and alcohol violations are on the decline when compared...

Guest professor gives lecture on negative effects of cannabis use

Guest professor gives lecture on negative effects of cannabis use

Brandon Arcari October 19, 2016

Cannabis use may be more harmful to students than previously thought, according to one health expert. Amelia Arria, an associate professor in the department of behavioral and community health at the...

Student to examine white identity and race

October 19, 2016

A retreat that caught international attention last year is being held again. Last year, UVM was put on an international stage after sending students on a weekend retreat to examine their white identity....

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