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SGA swears in newly elected first-year senators

Audrie Caruso, Cynic News Reporter October 4, 2021

SGA swore in newly elected first-year senators at their Sept. 9 meeting, adding new voices to the association for the upcoming school year.  Labeled, “Emergency Business,” on the agenda, the new...

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Alternative program to police proposed

Jane Brinley September 28, 2021

A Vermont state representative presented his idea for a community-led first responder pilot program to promote safety options substitute to police intervention, at a Sept. 21 SGA meeting.  Brian Cina,...

Dean Bill Falls of the College of Arts and Sciences spoke to SGA senators on Sept. 7 to discuss recent cuts made to the college.

Dean Falls reviews cuts to the College of Arts and Sciences at first SGA senate meeting

Ali Hager, Cynic News Reporter September 20, 2021

Editor's note: This story was updated at 7:32 p.m. Sept. 23.  Dean Bill Falls of the College of Arts and Sciences addressed the SGA senate at their first meeting of the semester to discuss the cuts...

Junior Ben Bieri was elected as the next president of SGA March 28. Prior to being sworn in April 14, he said hes stepping down.

SGA president-elect declines nomination, runner-up selected as new SGA president

Emma Pinezich, Cynic News Reporter April 14, 2020

The SGA president-elect announced he is stepping down two weeks after he was nominated to the position. Junior Ben Bieri, who was elected to be next year’s SGA president March 28, said he will decline...

34 UVM students were elected to serve on SGA for the 2020-2021 academic year Thursday, April 9. The majority of students elected ran on a platform that supports the creation of student union. Of the 34 SGA senators elected 19 are new to the organization while 15 will keep their seats.

Supporters of student union now hold a majority on SGA following elections

Lilly Page, Cynic News Reporter April 10, 2020

Following the election of an SGA President who ran on a platform to create a student union, 20 SGA senators that ran on the same platform were elected Thursday night. Junior Ben Bieri, the SGA president-elect...

Blue Penis Gate: Wellness Environment Investigation

Blue Penis Gate: Wellness Environment Investigation

Cynic Staff January 17, 2018

A blue sticky note penis has left eight first-years fearing they will lose their housing in the Wellness Environment. It was mid-September when the students sat in their new dorm watching a ribbon-cutting...

SGA resolution on divestment

SGA resolution on divestment

Kassondra Little, Senior Staff Writer October 19, 2017

At last night’s meeting, the SGA passed a resolution that called on the board of trustees to divest from fossil fuels. The resolution demanded UVM divest from the top 200 companies who contribute...

SGA Updates Feb. 16

SGA Updates Feb. 16

Alexandra Shannon February 24, 2016

Dean of Nursing and Health Sciences visits SGA Patty Prelock, dean of the College of Nursing and Health Sciences, spoke to the SGA about the accomplishments and goals of the college. One of the college’s...

‘Voices’ Make up for low turnout

Bryan O'Keefe January 27, 2016

Student protesters marched through campus and into academic buildings Jan. 25 in opposition of the Faculty Senate’s decision to remove reading days. Senior Alexander Collingsworth organized the event,...

Donald Trump gives a speech at his rally at the Flynn theatre Dec. 7. RYAN THORNTON/The Vermont Cynic

Students removed from Trump’s rally, students say

Kelsey Neubauer, Assistant News Editor January 12, 2016

[Updated: Jan. 12 10:35 P.M.] Two UVM students said they were removed after  protesting a Donald Trump rally held at the Flynn Performing Arts Center Jan. 7 in Burlington. First-year Greer...

Concerned Burlington residents visit SGA

Alexandra Shannon October 6, 2015

Burlington residents attended an SGA meeting to discuss issues with alcohol, noise, vandalism and littering. The majority of the residents have been living in Burlington for at least 10 years and said...

SGA Updates

SGA Updates

Alexandra Shannon September 22, 2015

CLUB NAME CHANGED This bill changes the name of the Alpine Ski Club to the Alpine Ski Racing Club. The purpose of this change is to minimize confusion of being considered part of the Ski and Snowboard...

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