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SGA meets for the first time this semester on Teams Feb. 2.

SGA challenges CAS cuts, takes control of Davis Center flagpole

Lilly Page, Cynic News Reporter February 5, 2021

Resolutions demanding the reversal of cuts to CAS and discussing a new Davis Center flagpole policy were at the top of the agenda in the first SGA meeting of the semester.  In this Tuesday’s meeting,...

Light it blue

Light it blue

Bridget Higdon, Editor-in-Chief May 4, 2020

UVM shrugged off its green and gold and dressed itself in blue this week as the Davis Center was lit to honor frontline health care workers indefinitely.  For over a week, the Davis Center has...

Daphne Wells ’06 replaced Pat Brown as the director of Student Life at the beginning of this year. As a graduate of UVM’s Higher Education Student Affairs Master’s degree program, Wells has over 13 years of experience in Student Life.

Student Life has new leadership

Jean MacBride, Staff Writer September 13, 2018

The office was bathed in sunlight. A house plant and tea pot sat on the window sill. This summer, Daphne Wells ‘06 took the office of Pat Brown as the new director of Student Life. She...

Mejia ends hunger strike over concern for students

Mejia ends hunger strike over concern for students

Brandon Arcari, Breaking News Assistant Editor February 23, 2018

John Mejia ended their hunger strike after seven days. Mejia announced this at a rally by NoNames for Justice on the fourth floor of the Davis Center Feb. 23. Mejia, who has been striking since Feb....

'It's Okay to Be White' posters linked to national effort

‘It’s Okay to Be White’ posters linked to national effort

Brandon Arcari, Assistant Breaking News Editor November 8, 2017

White pieces of printer paper featuring the phrase “It’s okay to be white” were posted around campus the morning of Nov. 7 by an unknown party. The posters, which were taped to police blue lights,...

A public threat: phantom flush

A public threat: phantom flush

Ariana Arden February 2, 2017

Over the years, many threats to our lives have been labeled public enemy number one: alcohol, drugs, inner-city crime, Hawaiian shirts — but today I’d like to talk to you about the new and...

The creation of the Book Nook

The creation of the Book Nook

Greta Bjornson May 7, 2016

Every day, countless students filter through the Davis Center. Many drop by Brennan’s, popular for its local ingredients and extensive menu. But some congregate there for a reason other than a maple...

Photography show exhibits community

Addie Beach April 6, 2016

There’s more to find in the Davis Center than just dining and study space: it might also change the way students view the community. Throughout April, the Davis Center will be hosting a juried photo...

Save the planet: invest in a spork

Save the planet: invest in a spork

Jackie Flynn April 6, 2016

The Eco-Rep team is looking to reduce waste at UVM through reusable containers. “The Eco-Ware program was started in 2011 by a collaboration of UVM Dining, Eco-Reps, Greenhouse RLC Students, Honors...

The Book Nook in Brennan's Pub

Davis Center employee brings culture

Camilla Broccolo November 19, 2015

Each day at 6 a.m., one Davis Center employee heads to Brennan’s to add books to the shelf and find what students have left behind. “The Book Nook was inspired by UVM students and the vision of...

Art missing from Davis Center

John Riedel, Staff Writer October 28, 2015

A painting was stolen from outside the men’s bathroom next to Brennan’s in the Davis Center Oct. 9 at 12:59 p.m, according to the police services crime log. The artwork belonged to UVM staff member...

Panel of food writers talk culture

Alexandra Shannon April 7, 2015

A panel of three award-winning food writers discussed the importance of food, the cultural value it holds, and how it is changing American society. The event called “Cooking, Writing and American Culture:...

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