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SGA forbids clubs from using Venmo

SGA forbids clubs from using 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

Major fundraising campaign kicks off

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

On school spirit, and how to get it

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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