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Blue Penis Gate: Wellness Environment Investigation

Blue Penis Gate: Wellness Environment Investigation

Cynic Staff

January 17, 2018


Filed under Headliners, News

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 ceremony in the courtyard below. They were messing around with sticky notes on the window a...

SGA resolution on divestment

SGA resolution on divestment

Kassondra Little, Senior Staff Writer

October 19, 2017


Filed under News

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 the most to carbon emissions as indexed by the Carbon Tracker Initiative. The resolution also ca...

UVM raises Black Lives Matter flag

UVM raises Black Lives Matter flag

Kelsey Neubauer, Assistant News Editor

September 23, 2016


Filed under Campus, News

A photo of a Black Lives Matter flag flying outside the Davis Center has garnered national media attention.   UVM’s African, Latino(a), Asian and Native American Student Center will be hosting a “Black Out” event to support the flag being raised, sophomores Akilah Ho-Young and Hayde...

SGA Updates Feb. 16

<p>SGA Updates Feb. 16</p>

Alexandra Shannon

February 24, 2016


Filed under Campus, News

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 objectives is to prepare the next generation of healthcare providers for statewide, nati...

‘Voices’ Make up for low turnout

Bryan O'Keefe

January 27, 2016


Filed under Campus, News

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, and said he feels the protest has to do with more than just the removal of reading days. “This...

Students removed from Trump’s rally, students say

<p>Students removed from Trump’s rally, students say</p>

Kelsey Neubauer, Assistant News Editor

January 12, 2016


Filed under News, Vermont

[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 Sargeant and senior Lily Sargeant chanted “get Trump out” during the event, feeling the rally was rac...

Concerned Burlington residents visit SGA

Alexandra Shannon

October 6, 2015


Filed under Campus, News

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 that the problems are continuing to get worse.   The residents attended the Student Governmen...

SGA Updates

<p>SGA Updates</p>

Alexandra Shannon

September 22, 2015


Filed under Campus, News

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 Club. CONVERSATIONS WITH RESIDENTS FROM WARDS 1 AND 8 On Sept. 29 residents from Wards 1 and 8 w...

SGA Updates

<p>SGA Updates</p>

March 31, 2015


Filed under Campus, News

Resolution Honoring the Life and Work of Dr. Ross D. Thomson:Senator Lachlan Francis presented a resolution in honor of the life of long-time economics professor Ross Thomson.Club Name Change:The UVM club previously known as Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Club will now be called Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and Mixed Martial...

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