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Provost and Senior Vice President Patricia Prelock speaks at Governor Phil Scott's weekly press conference July 13.

UVM to use state COVID-19 relief funds in partnership with CCV for career education for Vermonters

Ellie Scott, Summer News Editor July 14, 2021

UVM announced a career education program in partnership with the Community College of Vermont at the governor’s weekly press conference July 13. The program, Upskill Vermont, provides Vermont residents...

Once the grading process is complete, the syrup is contained in these glass jars at 190° F and immediately sealed to prevent contamination of the syrup.

A Saturday morning sugarhouse tour: a small VT farm comes to a season’s close

Lilly Page, Features Staff Writer March 31, 2021

“I see you! Come on up to the sugar barn,” Donald Schroeder said over the phone on a warm but brisk Saturday morning at Poor Farm Sugar Works in Colchester, VT.  The farm is an incredible sight....

Letter from the Editor-in-Chief: The killing of independent student media at UVM

Letter from the Editor-in-Chief: The killing of independent student media at UVM

Sawyer Loftus, Editor-in-Chief September 22, 2020

“It’s a dangerous thing to start a paper.” As I read these words etched across a March 1883 edition of the Burlington Clipper, a weekly newspaper that used to run in the Queen City, the words...

Update: Vermont joins the lawsuit against the Trump Administration over ICE's new rule

Update: Vermont joins the lawsuit against the Trump Administration over ICE’s new rule

Kate Vanni, Summer Editor-in-Chief July 13, 2020

Vermont will be joining the lawsuit to stop the new federal immigration rule, announced today by Vermont’s Attorney General T.J. Donovan. This new rule calls for the deportation of international students...

UVM President shakes former Vermont Governor Jim Douglas' hand outside of Ira Allen Chapel following his installation ceremony.

UVM asks Vermont for millions in relief due to COVID-19 stresses

Irene Choi and Sawyer Loftus April 16, 2020

UVM has called on the state of Vermont to give the University $25 million in additional funds to confront “serious challenges” facing the University due to the COVID-19 pandemic. UVM President Suresh...

Sen. Bernie Sanders takes the stage in Essex Junction, March 3, 2020.

The sights and sounds of homecoming for Vermont’s presidential candidate

Irene Choi, Cynic News Reporter March 6, 2020

ESSEX JUNCTION—On a rainy Super Tuesday, thousands of people stood for hours in Essex Junction, Vermont, watching live results on the big screen as presidential primaries across the country were called. All...

The ban on flavored tobacco products will go to vote in either late April or mid-May. UVM offers resources to students trying to quit nicotine products, with information available at Living Well.

VT considers new tobacco restrictions

Maryann Makosiej, Assistant News Editor March 5, 2020

A controversial push to ban all flavored tobacco products in Vermont has been met with mixed reactions from students, health professionals and tobacco shops alike. The bill, introduced Jan. 14, proposes...

RESULTS: City Council race 2020

RESULTS: City Council race 2020

Staff Report March 3, 2020

As the polls throughout Burlington close, the Vermont Cynic has reporters inside City Hall waiting for the Wards 1-8 races to be called. Check back on this post as we update it with more results. Here...

Seen here is the ward 8 polling place at the Fletcher Free Library.

Sounds from the polling places: what Ward 8 voters had to say

Staff Report March 3, 2020

Voters throughout the city of Burlington took to the polls March 3 to make their voices heard. In Ward 8, Democrat incumbent Adam Roof faced off against Jane Stromberg in the race for city council. Here...

Student food pantry opens its doors to all UVM students

Student food pantry opens its doors to all UVM students

Zoe Stern, Assistant News Editor February 25, 2020

A low barrier, on-campus food pantry for UVM students has opened its doors after nearly two years in the making. Rally Cat’s Cupboard, an on-campus food pantry, opened Feb. 24 in the Hills Agricultural...

A UVM Physical Plant employee plows snow with a pickup truck as students navigate around him, Feb. 8. UVM’s snow removal equipment is housed under the old bleachers at Centennial Field.

Student petition calls on UVM admin to give leave day back to employees who called out during snowstorm

Cynic News Staff February 10, 2020

A UVM student is calling on the administration to give faculty and staff  who took a personal or sick day due to a snowstorm that day back. On Feb. 7 the Cynic broke the news that UVM would remain open...

Pictured here is the snow sleet risk for Vermont from the National Weather Service from Feb. 7 through Feb. 8.

UPDATE: UVM to shut down campus at 1:30 due to hazardous conditions

Sawyer Loftus, News and Sports Editor February 7, 2020

Update: UVM President Suresh Garimella has declared a "state of campus emergency" due to hazardous weather. All classes starting at 1:10 p.m. and later are cancelled. All academic and administrative...

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