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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

Members of SGA take notes during a public forum in the Livak Ballroom Feb. 22.

UVM works towards updated curriculum

Audrie Caruso , Cynic News Reporter February 28, 2022

UVM’s committee on general education requirements plans to update degree requirements for fall 2023 in response to accreditation demands, said Jennifer Dickinson, vice provost for academic affairs and...

SGA meets for the first time this semester on Teams Feb. 2.

SGA challenges CAS cuts, takes control of Davis Center flagpole

Lilly Page, Cynic News Reporter February 5, 2021

Resolutions demanding the reversal of cuts to CAS and discussing a new Davis Center flagpole policy were at the top of the agenda in the first SGA meeting of the semester.  In this Tuesday’s meeting,...

UVMs Student Government Association discussed student voting and changes to the former Clean Energy Fund at their weekly meeting Oct. 6.

SGA funds program for first-generation college students following federal aid cuts

Lila Cumming, Cynic News Reporter November 13, 2020

SGA plans to fund a program for one year that assists first-generation college students with academic support and professional mentoring after the federal government cut its funding this year.  UVM’s...

SGA council members socially distance in their first in person meeting of the year, Sept. 8.

SGA raises concerns over new student safety app’s reliance on police

Emma Pinezich, News and Sports Editor October 14, 2020

UVM’s Student Government Association raised concerns about a new University app’s reliance on police services, intended to help students in emergency situations. The group discussed the new app,...

UVMs Student Government Association discussed student voting and changes to the former Clean Energy Fund at their weekly meeting Oct. 6.

Students and admin broaden goals of student fund for environmental projects

Lila Cumming, Cynic News Reporter October 8, 2020

A fund for environmental projects has been revised to engage more students due to low levels of student involvement in the past, despite the fact that students' tuition finances the fund. UVM’s Student...

Student food pantry opens its doors to all UVM students

Student food pantry opens its doors to all UVM students

Zoe Stern, Assistant News Editor February 25, 2020

A low barrier, on-campus food pantry for UVM students has opened its doors after nearly two years in the making. Rally Cat’s Cupboard, an on-campus food pantry, opened Feb. 24 in the Hills Agricultural...

Policing wont solve community issues

Policing won’t solve community issues

Chris Harrell September 13, 2019

SGA recently sent out an email detailing their initiatives to increase student and community safety over the next year. SGA is unfortunately wrong in their efforts. For a representative organization...

Search for a new University president nears its end

Search for a new University president nears its end

Lee Hughes, Assistant News Editor January 26, 2019

As the board of trustees prepares to select the next University president, public meetings will be held in February for the UVM community to weigh in. David Daigle, chair of the board of trustees and...

SGA executives have transformed UVM

SGA executives have transformed UVM

Staff Editorial April 12, 2017

During the past two years, the entire student body of this University has been blessed to be led by two incredible student leaders. Since April 2015, Jason Maulucci and Tyler Davis have led...

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