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Fire breaks out at historic campus building

Fire breaks out at historic campus building

August 3, 2017

A fire broke out in Torrey Hall at 8 a.m. today while construction workers were renovating the building. ...

University recognized for reduction in high risk drinking

University recognized for reduction in high risk drinking

July 10, 2017

UVM was one of three universities to receive recognition for its efforts to reduce high risk drinking an...

Lowest tuition increase in 40 years approved by board of trustees

Lowest tuition increase in 40 years approved by board of trustees

May 29, 2017

The lowest tuition percentage increase since 1977 was passed by the board of trustees May 20. In-st...

Real Food Challenge reaches goal three years early

Real Food Challenge reaches goal three years early

May 1, 2017

UVM has reached its real food challenge goal three years ahead of schedule.   Currently...

Writing While Black

Writing While Black

April 20, 2017

I did not realize it until last night, but I’ve been working toward this moment since the day I rea...

Chris Petrillo for SGA President

Chris Petrillo for SGA President

March 28, 2017

In at least the past ten years, the Cynic has not endorsed a candidate for SGA president. This year, w...

Students to choose new president

Erika B. Lewy and Lauren Schnepf

March 28, 2017

Filed under Campus, News

An SGA presidential campaign video set against a projection of a galaxy photo and scored with the “Game of Thrones” theme song has been viewed over 6 thousand times, according to Facebook.   The video was produced by candidate junior Niko Wu, a sociology major. Wu is running against junior Chris Petrillo, a mechanical engineering major.   ...

Basketball makes conference history

Basketball makes conference history

March 1, 2017

Men’s basketball historic regular season came to a conclusion on Saturday, with a 66-51 win over Stony Bro...

Senior dies, friends remember him as positive spirit

Senior dies, friends remember him as positive spirit

February 23, 2017

Voices in a College Street apartment chimed over one another while talking about their friend Brett Cohen...

Men’s basketball receives national attention after historic season

Men’s basketball receives national attention after historic season

February 22, 2017

Whether due to individual brilliance or impeccable team chemistry, the Vermont men’s basketball team...

The Governor and UVM

The Governor and UVM

February 15, 2017

Gov. Phil Scott sat back in a wood chair in his large, fifth floor Montpelier office. He spoke quietly and sl...

UVM student dies after snowboarding incident

UVM student dies after snowboarding incident

February 15, 2017

  Senior Brett Cohen of Needham, Mass. died at the University of Vermont Medical Center Feb. ...

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