The Vermont Cynic

Campus suits-up for the 2015 Halloween weekend

Camilla Broccolo

October 28, 2015

Filed under Campus Life, Life

With the Halloween weekend approaching, students and campus organizations are preparing for the festivities. Students like junior Erin Mahoney use the weekend as an opportunity to go out more. “I plan on going to a party at my friend’s house,” Mahoney said. “I’m going to be a ‘pink lady’ from Grease.” ...

As interest builds, drone club is a possibility

Courtney Cunningham

October 27, 2015

Filed under Campus, News

About 30 students gathered in the Living/Learning Complex to fly drones Oct .20 Members of the UVM Tech House at Living/Learning hosted the drone-flying event. Drones of shapes and sizes were displayed on tables around the room. Some were built by UVM students. “You can make a drone out of pretty much anything,” ...

SGA Plan looks toward the future

Alexandra Shannon

October 22, 2015

Filed under Campus, News

SGA is developing a plan that will work to create continuity in the projects and goals that the student body is working on for the next five years. The 2020 vision plan will incorporate both SGA and student body goals for the next four or five years, SGA President Jason Maulucci said. In order to develop the plan, SGA wi...

Clubs recognized, monitored by SGA

Alexandra Shannon

October 14, 2015

Filed under Campus, News

UVM recognizes over 150 clubs, all monitored by the SGA Club Affairs Committee. Club Affairs supervises all activities by SGA clubs and organizations. The Club Affairs Committee, formerly the Student Activities Committee, is one of seven senate committees in SGA. All requests for club recognition are first reviewed...

SGA initiative pairs freshman with peer advisers

Bryan O'Keefe

October 13, 2015

Filed under Campus, News

Incoming first-years will have more academic support under a new SGA advising program starting next year. This initiative will pair groups of 10 first-years with an upperclassman of the same major as early as orientation. SGA and the administration are hoping that the program will also help keep students at UVM, SGA Presi...

Concerned Burlington residents visit SGA

Alexandra Shannon

October 6, 2015

Filed under Campus, News

Burlington residents attended an SGA meeting to discuss issues with alcohol, noise, vandalism and littering. The majority of the residents have been living in Burlington for at least 10 years and said that the problems are continuing to get worse.   The residents attended the Student Government Association meetin...

SGA Updates

<p>SGA Updates</p>

Alexandra Shannon

September 1, 2015

Filed under Campus, News

SGA Initiatives for the 2015-2016 School Year                      Peer advising initiative The initiati...

SGA Updates

<p>SGA Updates</p>

April 21, 2015

Filed under Campus, News

Central advising center resolution approved:Resolution number 12, which supports the creation of a centra...

Fund finances local clean energy projects

Beena Jacob

April 14, 2015

Filed under Campus, News

Every semester, $10 of each undergraduate and graduate student’s tuition goes toward “greening” UVM’s campus through the Clean Energy Fund. As part of the Office of Sustainability, the Clean Energy Fund finances clean energy projects on campus and in the greater Burlington area. The fund was created May 2008 by UV...

SGA Updates

<p>SGA Updates</p>

Alexandra Shannon

April 14, 2015

Filed under Campus, News

SASA resolution approved Resolution 9, which supports the Coalition of Students Against Sexual Violen...

SGA Updates

<p>SGA Updates</p>

Alexandra Shannon

April 7, 2015

Filed under Campus, News

Legalization of marijuana Sen. David Zuckerman discussed the benefits of legalizing marijuana and the e...

New SGA leaders elected

April 1, 2015

Filed under Campus, News

Hours after voting closed March 25, new SGA leadership was announced.Junior Jason Maulucci and sophomore Tyler Davis have been elected as SGA president and vice president respectively, according to a March 25 email from the chair of the elections committee, junior Katie Hickey. Polls opened 8 a.m. March 24 and closed at 4 p...

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