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Tri Delta throws annual Delta Desserts

 A plate of cookies sits on the table at the Delta Desserts fundraising event hosted by sorority Tri Delta, Feb. 8. Tri Delta has been partnered with St. Jude Children’s Hospital since 1999.

Marjorie McWilliams, Staff Writer

February 13, 2020

Pink streamers, cut out hearts and plates full of decadent desserts filled every room in UVM’s Tri Delta house. Every spring, UVM’s Tri Delta chapter hosts Delta Desserts, an all-you-can-eat dessert event that raises money for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Delta Desserts 202...

SGA forbids clubs from using Venmo

(Left to Right) Speaker of the Senate Zach Merson, SGA Vice President Owen Doherty, SGA President Jillian Scannell and SGA Treasurer Taylor Gauthier sit at a table during a weekly SGA meeting, Nov. 5. The meeting discussed the use of unauthorized payment apps such as Venmo.

Zoe Stern, Cynic News Reporter

November 12, 2019

SGA has passed an amendment to their financial policy that will now impose penalties for clubs using unauthorized apps, such as Venmo. Use of these unauthorized apps has been banned for years, said sophomore Lana Al-Namee, member of the Finance Committee. Now, any club member caught using Venmo for club purpo...

A cappella group performs to benefit heart health

A cappella group performs to benefit heart health

Marco Cepeda, Staff Writer

January 25, 2019

The UVM a cappella group Hit Paws and nonprofit organization Team Heart joined forces the night of Jan. 19 at Southwick Hall to present a charity concert.   Matt Dooman This charity concert was initiated by first-year Lauren Eisel. Recently, Eisel was flipping through stories in the New York Ti...

UVM fundraising campaign reaches goal 11 months early

UVM fundraising campaign reaches goal 11 months early

Sawyer Loftus, Senior Staff Writer

August 17, 2018

Previously deemed a “stretch goal,” the UVM Move Mountains campaign reached its $500 million financial goal nearly a year ahead of schedule. The campaign was in a “silent,” or planning phase, from 2011 until 2015 when it was officially announced to the public, according to an October 201...

Major fundraising campaign kicks off

<strong>Crowds fill the Davis Center to listen to the UVM Foundation’s fundraising announcement Oct. 2. President Sullivan is at the podium. </strong>OLIVER POMAZI/The Vermont Cynic

Bryan O'Keefe

October 6, 2015

President Tom Sullivan announced the largest fundraising campaign in UVM history on Oct. 2  “Move Mountains: The Campaign for The University of Vermont,”  is a $500 million fundraising initiative designed to turn “passion into excellence” on campus. “We are no longer going to be so quiet a...

On school spirit, and how to get it

Illustration by ALYSSA HANDELMAN

September 24, 2015

Good sports programs are vital to American universities. Almost every facet of a university can be touched by good, profitable and inspiring programs.A major sports school, the University of Alabama, made over $45 million in the 2011-2012 school year according to the Department of Education. That’s $45...

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