The Vermont Cynic

Cigarette ambassador role created

A sign indicating UVM's tobacco-free policy on campus in front of University Heights Feb. 24. The Center for Health and Wellbeing is hiring two students for paid ambassador positions to enforce the tobacco-free policy.

Zoe Stern, Staff Writer

February 27, 2019

The Center for Health and Wellbeing plans to hire student ambassadors to remind students of UVM’s tobacco-free campus policy. A grant, which was just approved, will help pay the students, said Dr. Harry Chen, executive director for the Center for Health and Wellbeing. “Two student ambassadors [will be] w...

No ifs, ands or butts about tobacco-free campus initiative failure

No ifs, ands or butts about tobacco-free campus initiative failure

Mills Sparkman

November 9, 2017

On Oct. 17, sophomore Gabriana Whipple tweeted, “‘UVM is a tobacco-free campus,’ uh first of all the ground is actually littered with cigarette butts,” following a popular meme format. Her tweet went viral in student-run Facebook groups, but the cigarette issue on campus is no meme. Like man...

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