The Vermont Cynic

Company focuses on buying local

Company focuses on buying local

November 11, 2014

MARISA ROSENTHAL The Vermont CynicDavid White, owner of Localvore, discusses his plans and goals for the local company, in his office Nov. 3. Localvore supports local merchants by providing discounts and various digital marketing tools.A web service offers local business and restaurant deals that can bu...

‘BPD Brutality’ video goes viral online

Jill Vaglica

November 11, 2014

A 54-second video titled “BPD Brutality” was posted to YouTube by senior Cody Weinberger Nov. 2, and has reached more than 69,000 views as of Monday night. The video depicts two officers, identified as Burlington Police Department Officers Ethan Czyzewski and Ryan Rabideau, restraining a man ide...

Cycling club driven on success

Cycling club driven on success

Dave Brandt

November 11, 2014

Last month, the UVM club cycling team finished its fall season at the top of its conference with a sixth-place finish at the U.S. Collegiate Nationals. Such success, however, has become common within UVM cycling. The team consistently wins its conference and seriously competes at the national level,...

Cats earn best season finish in years

Cats earn best season finish in years

Emma Oyomba

November 11, 2014

MARISA ROSENTHAL The Vermont Cynic Junior forward Molly Higgins guards an opposing player during the Catamounts 5-1 loss against UMaine Oct. 3. Higgins ended the season with a total of 10 points. The field hockey team finished their season with a record of 3-15, which was the best finish for the Cats ...

Academic union to elect new leadership

November 11, 2014

United Academics, UVM’s faculty union, are holding elections in the near future.Ballots will be sent out to union members Nov. 14, and are due Nov. 21.All positions, except the presidency, are currently uncontested, current United Academics president Denise Youngblood said.Professors Felicia Kornblu...

Using profanity prohibited in student section

Using profanity prohibited in student section

Cam Panepintov

November 11, 2014

I.J. IDRIZAJ The Vermont Cynic Fans in the student section pack into Gutterson Fieldhouse for the men’s hockey game against UMaine Nov. 8. Members of the student section have been scrutinized for their use of profanity at recent games. Each game the UVM men’s hockey team fills Gutterson’s studen...

New law taxes Greeks

New law taxes Greeks

John Riedel, Staff Writer

November 11, 2014

MAEVE CUTTS The Vermont Cynic Director of Student Life Pat Brown discusses the impact of Sorority and Fraternity houses paying property taxes in his office Nov. 7. Fraternities and sororities may be paying property taxes in fiscal year 2018, according to a new law. Senator Tim Ashe spearheaded the l...

The different diets

Allison Carey

November 11, 2014

Gluten-free, lactose-intolerant, vegan and Paleo. The names of these diets are thrown around all the time, and they can all blend together if you don’t know the differences. Here’s a quick cheat sheet: Gluten-free: Gluten is a protein found in grains — wheat, barley and rye. Those who are g...

Crime log

Crime log

Jill Vaglica

November 11, 2014

Oct. 28 3:31 p.m. A student’s laptop computer, which had been left unattended for approximately 15 minutes, was taken from a study cubicle in the Bailey/Howe library. This remains an open investigation. Oct. 29 3:21 p.m. Hall staff in Hamilton Hall found a marijuana pipe, which they turned over to police ser...

Vigil focus is to honor victims

Vigil focus is to honor victims

November 11, 2014

VICTORIA CASSAR The Vermont CynicStudents listen to various speakers during the candlelit vigil honoring victims of police brutality outside Bailey/Howe Nov. 9. Speakers included senior Connor Luong, Director of the Center for Cultural Pluralism, Sherwood Smith, and multiple other ALANA student leadersS...

More Vermonters please

November 11, 2014

There aren’t enough Vermonters in the UVM administration.Our college is comprised of a variety of members. We have both in-state and out-of-state students, and it is great to hear from different perspectives across campus and in classes.This diversity is something we would like to see more of in t...

Men’s hockey push past Black Bears

Alexander Benoit

November 11, 2014

A dramatic comeback after a 60-minute effort propelled the men’s hockey team to a four-point weekend against the University of Maine Nov. 7 and Nov. 8 at Gutterson Fieldhouse. Game one saw the No. 14 Catamounts go down by two goals, just as they had in both games against ...

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