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Students finagle fall fashion in spite of heat

Students finagle fall fashion in spite of heat

Libby Camp, Staff Writer

October 5, 2017

Late September is usually full of cool air, crisp leaves and cups of hot coffee, but a recent wave of heat has caused all things fall to fall out of favor. According to Wunderground, Burlington experienced a high 92 and an average of 76 degrees this month which are strangely summer-like temperatures ...

University fosters student-community relations

University fosters student-community relations

JP Riedel, Senior Staff Writer

September 1, 2017

As thousands of Catamounts flood the streets of Burlington back from summer vacation, UVM is working with students and local residents to start the year smoothly. For the past eight years, the University has sent letters to locals with information about move-in weekend. These are intended to prepare ...

How to achieve the full college experience

How to achieve the full college experience

Ariana Arden

August 31, 2017

Dearest Student Body, Welcome back! Another summer has come and gone, and here we all are again, ready (or maybe not so ready) to dive back into school. Whether this is your first year at Groovy UV or your last, I want to recommend you try something: do something extracurricular at UVM. ...

Grumbles bulletin 5/26

Opinion Staff

May 26, 2017

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,...

Six of the best spots for coffee, comfort and studying

Six of the best spots for coffee, comfort and studying

Jules Lubner

March 3, 2017

As if doing homework wasn’t bad enough, finding a perfect place to get your work done may be the hardest part. Everyone’s been there; you start by trying to do our homework in our room, but get sucked into binge watching your favorite Netflix shows. Hours pass and you begin to doze off, and before...

New construction benefits student life

November 30, 2016

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 ...

How to nail an interview

October 20, 2016

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 posi...

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 year, assuming she was a first-year walking around to find parties. “I’m just looking for my friend!” she yelled back at him and scurried up the apartment stairs. This was the closest thing t...

Black Lives Matter flag stolen overnight

Kelsey Neubauer, Assistant News Editor

September 25, 2016

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.   “Ple...

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 graduation. Beacon VT is a networking service that connects employers with students looking to gain work experience while still in college. It was launched Sept. 2 and founded by juniors Peter Silverman ...

Erasing stigma around ‘vagina’

Erasing stigma around ‘vagina’

Anna Power

April 20, 2016

Taboo topics don’t always have a space to be discussed, but Eve Ensler has created a place where we can speak about the unspoken: vaginas. Ensler’s play has become a phenomenon taken on by many colleges, including UVM’s College Undergraduates Not Tolerating Sexism, who have been performing the sho...

SGA objects taxation of Greek houses

Kelsey Neubauer, Assistant News Editor

February 24, 2016

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 ...

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