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The University of Vermont's Independent Voice Since 1883

The Vermont Cynic

The University of Vermont's Independent Voice Since 1883

The Vermont Cynic

A busy Howe Library bustles with students around this time last year.

Your latest COVID-19 updates

Sawyer Loftus, News and Sports Editor March 18, 2020

UVM has restricted access to campus buildings and further limited the number of people that can gather on campus in its latest updated responses to the COVID-19 pandemic.  In a March 18 email, Gary...

Publishing company monopolizes libraries budget

Publishing company monopolizes libraries’ budget

Sabrina Fiore, Staff Writer February 19, 2020

During the UVM SGA meeting Jan. 21, Dean of Libraries Bryn Geffert stood before the room and explained his dilemma. UVM libraries’ contract with Elsevier, a scientific literature publishing company,...

Library Instruction Coordinator Daisy Benson volunteered in a library throughout high school before working in a library during graduate school.
“I realized I really like the different ways I can work with people in a library,” Benson said.

UVM’s Librarians: Who are they?

Sabrina Fiore, Staff Writer January 28, 2020

Structurally, UVM’s libraries are buildings with countless bookshelves. Less visibly, the people inside keep the libraries’ hearts beating. Librarians are behind the bookshelves and desks of UVM’s...

The last reported incident of a man watching porn on a Howe Library computer was Nov. 12. The students who reported the incident felt uncomfortable with the situation.

Can you watch porn in the Howe Library?

Julianne Lesch, Cynic News Reporter December 11, 2019

A man watching what some have described as porn in the library left students feeling uncomfortable and confused about how the situation was handled. On Nov. 12, two students in Howe Library saw a man...

Sophomore Harmony Edosomwan, a leader of the student group NoNames for Justice, speaks to the crowd alongside junior Amanda Martinez Feb. 26. The rally commemorated the one-year the one-year anniversary of the groups Waterman takeover.

NoNames changes persist a year later

Lee Hughes, Assistant News Editor March 7, 2019

One year after the 2018 Waterman Takeover, NoNames for Justice rallied in the Waterman  Building to celebrate its accomplishments and promote other student activist groups on campus. NoNames held several...

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