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The Vermont Cynic

The University of Vermont's Independent Voice Since 1883

The Vermont Cynic

The University of Vermont's Independent Voice Since 1883

The Vermont Cynic

The Old North End as seen from a drone Nov. 27. There is a housing crisis in Burlington, specifically due to high numbers of students searching for off-campus rentals after fulfilling their two-year on-campus residency requirement.

Student population adds to BTV housing crisis, UVM’s plans to relieve pressure in progress

Camille Sweet, Features Staff Writer December 1, 2022

UVM students have put strain on the Burlington housing market because they, as a group, are able to afford more costly rent prices, said Michael Monte, executive director of the Champlain Housing Trust. The...

UVM needs to stop breaking class size records

UVM needs to stop breaking class size records

Abby Stevens, Opinion Columnist September 22, 2022

The thought of being crowd-crushed never crossed my mind as something I would need to worry about during my first week of college.  As I surveyed the mass of people during UVM’s annual convocation...

UVM’s Redstone Dining Hall to continue with shortened hours

Kira Schaefer and Nicole Hardy September 12, 2022

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, we take a deeper dive into Redstone Dining Hall's shortened hours with...

An architectural rendering of the proposed Catamount Run housing project for UVM graduate students, faculty and staff. This rendering is only representative and offered as an example of what the proposed project could look like.

UVM enters partnership to build new off-campus housing

Halsey McLaen, News Editor September 7, 2022

UVM, alongside local development firm Snyder-Braverman, will build housing in the coming years for 500 UVM-affiliates in South Burlington City Center, according to a Sept. 6 email from UVM Spokesperson...

Student housing can be found on School Street Nov. 5.

New Americans compete with UVM students for affordable housing

Julia Dell'Amore, Features Staff Writer November 11, 2021

As UVM students compete with immigrants and refugees for the same types of housing, housing accessibility for new Americans in the city is threatened, Chittenden District Senator Christopher Pearson said.  Fifty-eight...

Chick pea crepes are an easy source of protein whether you are a vegetarian or not.

Easy and healthy meals to make off-campus

Isabella Alessandrini, Culture Columnist September 20, 2018

If you are living off-campus with no meal plan, don’t worry! Here are a few satisfying and speedy recipes based around healthy complex carbohydrates and veggies that will come together in 40 minutes...

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A house in the North End is pictured. City council has been pushing for increased affordable housing.

University fosters student-community relations

JP Riedel, Senior Staff Writer September 1, 2017

As thousands of Catamounts flood the streets of Burlington back from summer vacation, UVM is working with students and local residents to start the year smoothly. For the past eight years, the University...

UVM sells Ethan Allen Apartments for $3.9 Million

Alexandra Shannon February 4, 2016

The Ethan Allen apartments were sold for $3.9 million by UVM to the Champlain Housing Trust.   The apartments were sold Jan. 31, according to a press release by the Champlain Housing Trust.   The...

Students, hotel staff staying separate

Caroline Alkire November 4, 2015

Students living in the Sheraton Hotel say they have a distant relationship with the hotel staff. The two hallways occupied by students are in a wing away from guests, said Ben Kennedy, lead resident adviser...

UVM assists students dealing with landlords

Courtney Cunningham November 4, 2015

Students dealing with landlord issues can turn to a UVM program. The Consumer Assistance Program is a joint program between UVM and the Vermont attorney general’s office that can be a resource for students...

Students, residents express concerns

Alexandra Shannon November 3, 2015

Tension remains between student and permanent residents in Burlington, which was a significant issue during this year’s Burlington city council elections, residents say. Noise is one of the largest...

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