The Vermont Cynic

LGBT law causes Cats to cancel game

Jack Estrin

September 3, 2016

Due to North Carolina’s controversial HB2 law, on Aug. 24, the UVM athletic department announced the cancellation of the women’s basketball team’s game in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. The law “prevents transgender people from using government-run bathrooms based on their gender identity,”...

Women’s basketball player from Greece works through differences in U.S. culture

Ben Hakim

November 4, 2015

The first year of college is a huge transition for most American students but for international students, it is more different. First-year Anna-Maria Manta came to UVM from Athens, Greece.  In addition to adjusting to the independence and responsibility students have in college, Manta said she is adjusting t...

Young players lift hoops teams: Sydney Smith

Young players lift hoops teams: Sydney Smith

January 27, 2015

First-year Sydney Smith scored 14 points in her fourth UVM game last week against the University of Maryland, Baltimore County.Before coming the UVM, Smith was captain of her high school team her junior and senior year.“My sophomore year and junior year we went downstate and got second place, whic...

UVM club basketball opens year with win

UVM club basketball opens year with win

January 20, 2015

The women’s club basketball team at UVM started strong this season by winning the team’s first one-day tournament at Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island.“That was a good start to the year, and that carries through,” senior Captain Danielle Esenler said.  “We are really hoping to do well...

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