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The Vermont Cynic

The Cynic Roundup: The Burlington Housing Crisis Explained

Kira Schaefer, Podcast Host October 18, 2021

Stay up to date with the Cynic Roundup, giving you coverage on the stories you might have missed in news last week. In this edition, Host Kira Schaefer interviews Cynic Culture Editor Sophia Venturo on...

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Student tenants feel taken advantage of by Burlington landlords

Rebecca Holt, Features Staff Writer April 23, 2021

UVM students renting in Burlington feel dissatisfied with housing conditions and relations with their landlords, however, one city councilwoman is working to make the overall renting power dynamics more...

Burlington City Council ward debate: UVM’s role in BTV housing

Burlington City Council ward debate: UVM’s role in BTV housing

Emily Johnston February 27, 2020

My main takeaway from the Feb. 21 Burlington Tenants Union City Council debate was that all candidates at the debate agree there is a housing crisis and they all agree UVM plays a role in this crisis. I...

Housing and local employment for refugees

Housing and local employment for refugees

Gabriella Marchesi and Sarang Murthy April 13, 2017

Housing The Vermont Refugee Resettlement Program handles all refugees’ housing needs from the time they arrive in Vermont. A housing manager secures an affordable apartment for the family,...

Struggle to sublet hinder studying abroad

Struggle to sublet hinder studying abroad

December 6, 2016

For some students, the ability to sublet may be just as important a factor as rent and location are while searching for off-campus leases for next year. Students struggle to find subletters...

Phil Scott: the right choice for Governor to move our state forward

Jason Maulucci November 4, 2016

Disclaimer: Jason Maulucci is both the President of the UVM College Republicans and a staffer on Phil Scott's election campaign. During an election cycle in which the two major party nominees...

ResLife announces dorm space for upperclassmen

ResLife announces dorm space for upperclassmen

October 20, 2016

Upperclassmen may soon have an easier time finding housing. ResLife announced there will be more room for upperclassmen to live on-campus in the 2017-2018 academic year due to the completed construction...

Mayor seeks students’ support in downtown project

October 18, 2016

Burlington’s mayor is seeking support from UVM students for renovations to downtown Burlington. Mayor Miro Weinberger addressed SGA Oct. 11 at its weekly meeting. Weinberger came to discuss this...

New housing reserved for Champlain College

New housing reserved for Champlain College

Bryan O'Keefe May 5, 2016

Changes downtown will bring hundreds of new housing units to Burlington.   As a part of the redevelopment of the Burlington Town Center mall, at least 270 residential housing units will be...

UVM to offer new first-year program

UVM to offer new first-year program

April 6, 2016

The first-year experience will soon include programmed housing, tutoring services and college transition courses.Provost David Rosowsky announced in both a March 23 faculty email and a January memo sent...

 Officials reject housing in the

Officials reject housing in the South End 

November 16, 2015

The construction of new housing in the South End has been delayed due to a resolution the Burlington City Council passed Oct. 26. The new housing was going to go into the Enterprise Zone, a small...

The experience of living in the dorms

November 5, 2015

Undergraduates are required to live on campus for their first two years, but this requirement seems to have a mixed reaction from students.Both upperclassmen and underclassmen shared pros and cons regarding...

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