The Vermont Cynic

Rail Jam transforms Davis Center green

Rail Jam transforms Davis Center green

Jack Eccleston, Staff Writer

January 30, 2019


Filed under Campus Life, Culture, Life

Hundreds of UVM students braved the Burlington cold to check out the local skiing and snowboarding talent on display at this year’s Winter Rail Jam. The event, organized by UVM Ski and Snowboard Club in conjunction with Jay Peak Parks and UVM Program Board, kicked off 7 p.m. Jan. 25  outside of th...

FallFest attracts fans, makes new ones

FallFest attracts fans, makes new ones

Allie O'Connor and Kelly Duggan

October 27, 2018


Filed under Campus Life, Culture, Photo Gallery

Fog swirled through the streams of blue and purple lights, illuminating the instruments and equipment on the stage. Students cheered as silhouettes emerged on stage. UVM Program Board’s annual FallFest concert took place Oct. 19 at the Patrick Gym. This year’s show opened with student band Fat...

All-female band to open FallFest

All-female band to open FallFest

Sarah Robinson, Staff Writer

October 16, 2018


Filed under Arts, Campus Life, Culture

The UVM Program Board announced Oct. 5 that artists Dr. Dog, Frankie Cosmos and UVM band Father Figuer will be performing at FallFest 2018. It is the job of UPB’s concert planning committee to find bands for Fall and SpringFest that they think students will recognize. Junior Max Greenwood is on th...

Dr. Dog and Frankie Cosmos to headline FallFest

Dr. Dog and Frankie Cosmos to headline FallFest

Bridget Higdon, Culture Editor

October 5, 2018


Filed under Culture

Dr. Dog and Frankie Cosmos will be the headliners for this year’s FallFest. The announcement was made by UVM Program Board, Oct. 5. UVM’s Father Figuer will be the opening act. FallFest, an annual concert hosted by UPB, will take place at 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 19 in Patrick Gym. Dr. Dog is an ...

New fashion magazine inspires activism

New fashion magazine inspires activism

Bridget Higdon, Culture Editor

May 2, 2018


Filed under Arts, Arts Regular, Culture

The Mt. Mansfield Room became part craft fair, part thrift store in honor of Earth Week. UVM Program Board and CARI magazine hosted a sustainable fashion show at 7 p.m. April 24 in the Davis Center. The fashion magazine was started by junior Naydeline Mejia and sophomore Amelia Dodds in Ja...

FallFest brings students and music together

FallFest brings students and music together

Bridget Higdon, Assistant Arts Editor

October 17, 2017


Filed under Arts, Arts Regular

The last time the Patrick Gym was as filled with cheering crowds was during last spring’s March Madness tournament. But this Saturday, instead of erupting after a three-pointer, the crowd of students in the center roared for the strum of a guitar. FallFest, UVM Program Board’s annual first...

FallFest lineup revealed

FallFest lineup revealed

Bridget Higdon, Assistant Arts Editor

October 11, 2017


Filed under Arts, Previews

UVM has a long history of showcasing the voices and rhythms of both up-and-coming and well-established musicians. An affinity for live music seems to flow through Catamount veins. FallFest, an annual concert event that brings students and music together, will take place at 7 p.m. Oct. 14 in Patrick...

UPB announces SpringFest headliner

Staff Report

March 29, 2017


Filed under Arts, Campus, News

This year’s SpringFest will feature exclusively international artists, with the exception of one local band. UVM Program Board announced the headliner for this year’s SpringFest, Irish indie-rock band Two Door Cinema Club, at Nectar’s March 25. German R&B singer-songwriter Bibi Bour...

SpringFest lineup announced

SpringFest lineup announced

Greta Bjornson

March 22, 2016


Filed under Arts, Previews

The University Program Board announced the folk band The Head and the Heart will be headlining this year’s SpringFest. The annual concert is scheduled for April 30 and is set to take place in the Jeffords parking lot with local band Madaila opening. The Head and the Heart was chosen for the eve...

UPB event is busing students to Boston

Colby Cunningham

March 10, 2015


Filed under Columns, Sports

The UVM Program Board has arranged an event where students have the opportunity to go to a Boston Celtics game at the TD Garden against the Los Angeles Clippers, with transportation included, for just $40. The first round of 50 tickets sold out in just three days, according to Queena Hoang, the assistant ...

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