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Green Mountain Shower Thoughts – End of the Semester, End of Season One

Green Mountain Shower Thoughts - End of the Semester, End of Season One

Nate Dole and Jacob Goodwin

December 12, 2019

In the final episode of season one, Jacob and Nate talk about Thanksgiving and finals while complaining about Greyhound, Blackboard, walking and allergies.

Henry’s final exams guide

Henry’s final exams guide

Henry Mitchell

December 9, 2018

This has been a year of change and hope, where we finally learned to take matters into our own hands through sheer effort and dedication. So you’re all set for finals week and totally don’t need my assistance. Ah shucks, who am I kidding … I’ll help you out again. 1: Extortion. Professors hav...

Students struggle to book health appointments during finals

Students struggle to book health appointments during finals

Joey Waldinger, Assistant News Editor

January 16, 2018

Students are struggling to schedule appointments essential to their physical and mental health, often in the days leading up to finals. Due to increased demand for Center for Health and Wellbeing appointments – including Counseling and Psychiatry Services and Student Health Services – students say t...

How to succeed in final exams without really trying

How to succeed in final exams without really trying

Henry Mitchell

December 8, 2017

Finals are back again, and you’re going to need every bit of help if you want to remain a respected finals-procrastinator. That’s why I’m here to get you through your exams with these five easy tips: 1: Be a smart individual. Studies have found a direct correlation between intelligence and succ...

Grumbles bulletin 5/26

Opinion Staff

May 26, 2017

A few weeks ago on Facebook, the Cynic asked for submissions about the little annoyances our Catamounts face every day: "Finals week stressing you out? Got gripes with your professors (to our profs– students driving you up the wall)? Are you fed up with May snow flurries, chatty library patrons,...

Reading days must be reinstated

Reading days must be reinstated

Staff Editorial

March 8, 2017

When reading days were removed at the end of the fall 2015 semester, they were done so without consultation from students and student leaders on this campus. These student leaders are the same leaders who work tirelessly and often without pay with solely the best interests of the campus student b...

Mental help spikes

Mental help spikes

Erika B. Lewy

December 6, 2016

The increase in students requesting mental health services at UVM — particularly during finals —may actually be a very good sign, several university officials said. As the stigma around getting support for mental health issues dissipates, students are more likely to seek help, said Jon Port...

A week of coffee and NBR

A week of coffee and NBR

May 4, 2016

Finals week. It’s the time of every semester that students fear.Final papers, exams and ever-so-dreaded group projects pile up and it seems like we will never get out of what can accurately be described as a scene from the “Hunger Games.”Caffeine is treated like gold, sleep is cherished and hard...

On campus coffee for your exam cram


Chris Leow

December 8, 2015

Finals are coming and for most students that means late nights, flashcards and lots of coffee. To help with the latter, I’ve compiled a list of coffees around campus and my thoughts on them: Speeder and Earl's (Cyber Cafe):   The Cyber Cafe was my long standing caffeine source my first years o...

How to make your finals experience less stressful

Keely Agan

December 9, 2014

Here they are, sooner than we could have imagined: Finals. First-years are panicking because they don’t know what’s hit them and the rest of us are panicking because we do know. But whether you’re a first-year or a senior, everyone could use a few tips on how to make this experience a little less...

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