The Vermont Cynic

Religion: Campus perceptions

Tracy DeLade, Cynic Correspondent

November 8, 2017

The bells of Ira Allen Chapel don’t just mark time, they are also a reminder that religion and spirituality are still a part of UVM. At UVM, students can join religious organizations and clubs such as Hillel, the Reformed University Fellowship, the Muslim Student Association and the Catholic Student As...

The contradiction behind new UVM Interfaith center

The contradiction behind new UVM Interfaith center

November 17, 2016

Respecting other religions is important, right? I think the key word there is “other.” Do you need to respect “other” religions if you don’t associate with one in the first place? Is it OK to be an Islamophobe if you are also a “Christianphobe?” It should be noted here tha...

New Interfaith Center uniting UVM campus

New Interfaith Center uniting UVM campus

September 14, 2016

[media-credit name="Genevieve Winn" align="alignnone" width="230"][/media-credit]UVM prides itself on being inclusive to everyone regardless of race, ethnicity, gender or religion.A new Interfaith Center is planned to open by the end of the semester, and is another example of our University’s work toward in...

Center for safe practice of religion to open

Center for safe practice of religion to open

Kelsey Neubauer, Assistant News Editor

September 13, 2016

Students will have more ways to practice and explore religion this year.   By the end of this fall, an Interfaith Center will open its doors on Redstone campus, allowing people of different faiths to worship, pray, meditate and learn, Interfaith Coordinator Laura Engelken said.      ...

Why religion should be discussed

Joey Oteng

April 8, 2015

In new company, the rules of etiquette most often dictate that there are three topics inappropriate for polite discourse – religion, politics and money. Access news coverage from any reputable source and stories are dominated by all three. If we are to remain vigilant about speaking with well-formed...

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