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Students & faculty delve into books over break

Students & faculty delve into books over break

Jean McBride, Staff Writer

January 25, 2018


Filed under Arts, Arts Regular

During winter break, members of the UVM community spent their time catching up on good books. While your course work is light, head to the library to check out some of these recommendations.  Although college students and professors have plenty of assigned reading during the semester, 83 percent of 18 ...

It’s time to close the laptop and open a book

It’s time to close the laptop and open a book

Alexander Collingsworth

February 23, 2017


Filed under Opinion

The Netflix logo is beginning to seem diabolical. Am I watching Netflix or is Netflix watching me? It seems that these days you must make a conscious and intentional effort to turn off your screens and to pick up a book or newspaper and read it. If you’re reading this article, you ar...

The creation of the Book Nook

The creation of the Book Nook

Greta Bjornson

May 7, 2016


Filed under Life

Every day, countless students filter through the Davis Center. Many drop by Brennan’s, popular for its local ingredients and extensive menu. But some congregate there for a reason other than a maple milkshake craving: a visit to the Book Nook. Founded in 2010, the Book Nook is tucked away in a corner...

Bohjalian back in Burlington

Caroline Shea

January 27, 2016


Filed under Arts, Reviews

Last Thursday a bestselling author and Vermonter returned to his home state. On Jan. 21, Chris Bohjalian gave a reading and answered questions about his new novel, "The Guest Room," at the Fletcher Free Library.  Despite his international success, Bohjalian said he’s never forgotten where he started....

Through the cold, local writers read their stories

Catie Owen

December 11, 2015


Filed under Arts, Previews

Winter is coming, but despite the cold, local Burlington artists are celebrating. The 11th annual showing of “Winter Tales” by the Vermont Stage theatre company will take place at the Flynn Dec. 9 - 13. The show will include pro- fessional readings of stories and poems by local novel...

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