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Impeachment Vox Pop

Impeachment Vox Pop

David Cabrera and Jacob Goodwin

November 27, 2019

How do UVM students feel about the impeachment inquiry and hearings?

Students, speak up to hold expectations of professors

Students, speak up to hold expectations of professors

Izzy Abraham

November 22, 2019

As the semester progresses, students’ complaints with classes are no longer concealed. While students are often overwhelmed this time of year when they consider the expectations for each class, it is equally important to pay attention to the expectations that students hold of professors. Just as pr...

$1.6M of green fund unused

$1.6M of green fund unused

Emma Pinezich, Assistant News Editor

November 22, 2019

Despite the fact that over 10,000 students are eligible to submit proposals to the Clean Energy Fund, only four did last semester. Due to the lack of participation, SGA is hoping to restructure the language of the fund so that more students submit proposals. SGA President Jillian Scannell, a senior, is working ...

Ice skating clubs form community at UVM

Ice skating clubs form community at UVM

Anya Kauffman, Cynic Sports Writer

November 21, 2019

At half-time each UVM hockey game, jerseys and pucks are replaced with glimmery leotards and patterned medleys of leaps and jumps. Students might be familiar with the UVM Figure Skating Club from their elaborate mid-hockey game sets. These sets are performed by the UVM Ice Cats, who are only one-t...

Men’s soccer loses championship bid

Men’s soccer loses championship bid

Hayley Rosen, Cynic Sports Reporter

November 20, 2019

Despite UVM men’s soccer team dominating the University of Hartford’s half of Virtue Field Nov. 13, the Cats dropped the match during the first overtime period. Battling cold weather and a recent snowfall, the Cats donned gold jerseys. While the Catamounts dominated possession of the ball, the ...

Rosowsky up for university president job

Rosowsky up for university president job

Emma Pinezich, Assistant News Editor

November 20, 2019

UVM’s former provost visited the University of North Dakota last week to interview for the position of president along with six other finalists. Former Provost David Rosowsky met with faculty and students Nov. 14-15 at UND as part of the university’s presidential search. Rosowsky stepped down ...

Asbestos should not be a secret

Asbestos should not be a secret

Staff Editorial

November 20, 2019

In a Nov. 8 email sent to all residents of McAuley Hall on Trinity campus, UVM sought to “address any concerns and clarify any misinformation,” about the asbestos material in the building. This message was sadly long overdue. The email explained that the project discussed in our article “is i...

SGA approves Navigate resolution

SGA approves Navigate resolution

Staff Report

November 19, 2019

SGA has passed a resolution that expresses concern for student privacy regarding the new advising system, Navigate. The resolution included a request for a settings page in which every student can decide which advising and staff members have access to their profile. Under the current settings, there are ...

Stranger attempts to sleep in student’s bed in Millis

Stranger attempts to sleep in student’s bed in Millis

Maryann Makoslej, Cynic News Reporter

November 19, 2019

An unidentified man attempted to sleep in a bed already occupied with a resident at Millis Hall Nov. 3, according to UVM Police Services. The man was believed to have been intoxicated, disoriented and possibly a resident of the building, said Acting UVM Police Chief Tim Bilodeau. UVM police have not ...

SGA passes resolution in support of peer advising

SGA passes resolution in support of peer advising

Staff Report

November 19, 2019

SGA passed a resolution to show support of the Peer Advising Center, after it was determined the center’s contract would not be renewed. The Peer Advising Center was established in October 2015 and was to be funded by SGA until the end of the fiscal year of 2020. The resolution was headed by junior Ol...

Just in: Garimella appoints Patricia Prelock Provost and Senior Vice President

Just in: Garimella appoints Patricia Prelock Provost and Senior Vice President

Emma Pinezich, Assistant News Editor

November 18, 2019

President Suresh Garimella has officially appointed Patricia Prelock as Provost and Senior Vice President, effective Nov. 18, according to an email sent to the UVM community. Prelock has been serving in this position on an interim basis since April of 2019 when former Provost David Rosowsky resigned....

UVM President unveils plan to freeze tuition

UVM President unveils plan to freeze tuition

Sawyer Loftus, News & Sports Editor

November 18, 2019

UVM President Suresh Garimella said he plans to push the board of trustees to approve a tuition freeze for the 2020-21 school year.  This would be the first move of its kind in 40 years of UVM history, Garimella said at a Nov. 14 press conference.  The freeze would leave UVM’s tuition sticker price as it is right now. Costs would rema...

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