The Vermont Cynic

Vegans are more than what they do not eat

Vegans are more than what they do not eat

Lucy Gilbert

September 19, 2019

It is never okay to ridicule someone for what they eat. What you eat is personal to you based off not just your dietary needs, but also cultural, religious and personal beliefs. One popular “new” diet in the U.S. is veganism. There was an extreme growth of 600% of people who identified as vegans...

Environmental efforts strive to divest

The 108-foot high wind turbine located near Jeffords Hall produces 3,000 to 5,000 kilowatt hours a year, enough to power an energy efficient home for 12 months. From 2007 to 2013, UVM decreased its carbon footprint by 45%, however, ecological groups on campus are weary of this statistic and continue to work to reduce UVM's ecological footprint.

Emma Pinezich and Lilly Young

April 15, 2019

While the University bills itself as an environmentally friendly school, some ecological groups are working to further lower its environmental impact. From 2007 to 2014, UVM decreased its carbon footprint by 45%, said Gioia Thompson, office of sustainability director. But some students working to improve t...

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