The Vermont Cynic

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

Filed under Campus, News

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...

<p>Email incites bias reports</p>

Email incites bias reports

February 17, 2016

UVM is currently investigating the source of an email stating that an Auschwitz crematorium was a “...

Search begins for new student trustees

<p>Search begins for new student trustees</p>

Alexandra Shannon

November 11, 2015

Filed under Campus, News

Each year the board of trustees student selection committee is responsible for choosing a student trustee....

The power of the Yak

The power of the Yak

December 9, 2014

Anonymous tips, confessions and quick one-liners bring students together on the social media app Yik Ya...

Tackling body image

December 9, 2014

Filed under Life

Body dysmorphic disorder, also called body dysmorphia or dysmorphic syndrome, is a mental disorder characterized by a fixation with a defect in a person’s physical appearance, according to Psychology Today.“These small insecurities just take over their lives,” sophomore Julia Boettger said.These physical “defects” ca...

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