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Ask Cat: answers for your UVM questions

Ask Cat

September 6, 2019

Q: I’m nervous about my workload; how can I handle it? With the start of every new semester comes new stress. Everyone on campus is affected by stress in some way, so don’t worry, you’re not alone. The first thing I do when I am overwhelmed with schoolwork is to write all my due dates down f...

The “sexile:” a six-step guide to getting your room back

The “sexile:” a six-step guide to getting your room back

Allie O'Connor, Assistant Culture Editor

December 14, 2018

In a poll of 88 UVM sophomores, 45 percent of them stated they had asked their roommate to leave the room so that they could have sex. On the other hand, 72 percent answered that they themselves had been sexiled. Emma Pinezich Thirty-three percent of these students said they’d been sexiled overnigh...

Everyone is doing it: walking in when you shouldn’t

Bernadette Higgs, Staff Writer

December 16, 2017

Between cramped rooms, thin walls and the overall lack of privacy, the setup of college dorms makes it difficult to find a private space for couples to get it on. This leads to inevitable awkward situations like walk-ins, desperate attempts to find privacy or accidental eavesdropping on intimate momen...

Tips and tricks for living with a roommate

Tips and tricks for living with a roommate

October 12, 2016

Now that you’ve been living with your roommate for about a month or so, their habits and personal quirks are becoming noticeable – and unless you lucked out with Jesus, those habits don’t include baking you cookies and washing your sheets. [media-credit name="Genevieve Winn" align="alignnone"...

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