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University fosters student-community relations

University fosters student-community relations

September 1, 2017

As thousands of Catamounts flood the streets of Burlington back from summer vacation, UVM is working...

How to achieve the full college experience

How to achieve the full college experience

August 31, 2017

Dearest Student Body, Welcome back!Another summer has come and gone, and here we all are...

Grumbles bulletin 5/26

Opinion Staff

May 26, 2017

Filed under Opinion

A few weeks ago on Facebook, the Cynic asked for submissions about the little annoyances our Catamounts face every day:"Finals week stressing you out? Got gripes with your professors (to our profs– students driving you up the wall)? Are you fed up with May snow flurries, chatty library patrons, finicky roommates?"We...

Six of the best spots for coffee, comfort and studying

Six of the best spots for coffee, comfort and studying

March 3, 2017

As if doing homework wasn’t bad enough, finding a perfect place to get your work done may be the hardest...

New construction benefits student life

November 30, 2016

Filed under Opinion, Staff Editorial

It's easy to feel on top of the world after senior year of high school. Coming from the top of the totem pole, so comfortable and confident in your environment, to a community so new and untouched can be a weird transition.At the same time, leaving high school in the past and jumping into the unchartered territory of univ...

How to nail an interview

October 20, 2016

Filed under Letter to the Editor, Opinion

Dear Editor,So, you’re considering a big career move: finding a job in a brand new industry.It can certainly seem daunting, especially when you have less-than-sufficient experience. What should a job-seeker do in this situation? Some words of advice:1. Target an entry-level position.If you’ve never ...

On-campus housing to fix Burlington’s ‘get off my lawn’ mentality

On-campus housing to fix Burlington’s ‘get off my lawn’ mentality

October 19, 2016

There are no parties here!” my neighbor yelled at my friend on the first day of school last yea...

Black Lives Matter flag stolen overnight

Kelsey Neubauer, Assistant News Editor

September 25, 2016

Filed under Campus, News

The Black Lives Matter flag was removed by an unknown person Saturday night, according to an email from Beverly Colston, director of the ALANA Student Center. The disappearance of the flag is being investigated by police as an act of vandalism, Colston said in the email. “Please know that UVM leader...

Student builds networking site

Student builds networking site

September 14, 2016

A student-founded and run company is looking to help college students build their resumes before graduat...

Erasing stigma around ‘vagina’

Erasing stigma around ‘vagina’

April 20, 2016

Taboo topics don’t always have a space to be discussed, but Eve Ensler has created a place where we ca...

SGA objects taxation of Greek houses

Kelsey Neubauer, Assistant News Editor

February 24, 2016

Filed under Campus, News

Greek life has received new support from SGA in their efforts to remain tax exempt.SGA passed a resolution Feb. 16 in support of bill H725, which will allow Greek housing to be tax exempt, SGA President Jason Maulucci said.As such, he said he will be joining members of Greek life in Montpelier Feb. 23 to lobby in support of ...

ALANA Center move creates ‘one big domino effect’

February 18, 2016

Filed under Campus, News

As a result of the ALANA Student Center moving into the Living/Learning Center, several University offices will be shifting to other locations on campus. Once the ALANA Center moves into its new location, currently home to the Career Center, the Career Advising Center, CatCard Service Center and UVMtv studio will all mo...

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