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Sanders’ Tie-Dyed Primary

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Maggie Richardson

February 16, 2016

     The first thing I notice as I cross the parking lot are the men in suits. It’s thirty degrees—a clear day in Rindge, New Hampshire—but the men in suits don’t seem to notice. They have ear pieces that crawl out of their stiff collars like skin tone worms and one of them is wearing a bl...

Meandering Stowe’s Main Street & Beyond

Meandering Stowe's Main Street & Beyond

Maggie Richardson

February 8, 2016

        Sometimes, you just need to take the day and get out of town. After a long week of running from Colchester to College Street, walking down a different Vermont Main comes as a much-needed change of pace. On a relatively balmy, brilliantly beautiful January afternoon my friend Eva and I hea...

College of Nursing and Health Sciences receives $175,000 grant

February 5, 2016

A $175,000 grant has been given to the College of Nursing and Health Sciences to help educate nurses, nursing students, and expand the UVM Medical Center. The grant came from the Keybank Foundation, a non profit organization founded in 1969 to provide grants to educate students for the workforce, a...

Study measures impact of parental control on stress

Caroline Alkire

February 5, 2016

The UVM psychology department is measuring the impact parents have on students’ relationships with their peers. Assistant psychology professor Jamie Abiaed teamed up with developmental psychology graduate student Caitlin Wagner to research whether UVM students who have stress-inducing parents are ...

UVMtv makes its cable debut

(From Left to Right) Junior Mattie Friberg, senior David Landay, junior Lilly Dukich and sophomore Yuwei Zhu rehearse in the UVMtv studio. RYAN THORTON/The Vermont Cynic

Bryan O'Keefe

February 4, 2016

The greater Burlington community will now be able to watch original shows created by UVM students on cable television. Following a new partnership with Burlington Telecom, UVMtv is expanding beyond its online-only content and into citywide television screens, senior Melisa Rayvid, UVMtv’s station manager, said. “...

UVM president hires chief of staff

Sharon Paulson, the newly hired chief of staff and senior council to President Tom Sullivan, is pictured Feb 1. RYAN THORNTON/The Vermont Cynic

February 3, 2016

The UVM administration organization chart has been shuffled to create a new position in the president’s office.President Tom Sullivan has hired his former co-worker from the University of Minnesota, Sharon Paulsen, to be his new chief of staff and senior counsel at the University of Vermont, Paulsen sa...

Sanders places second in Iowa Caucus

Sanders places second in Iowa Caucus

Bryan O'Keefe

February 3, 2016

Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders nearly matched former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton in the Democratic Iowa Caucus Feb. 1, according to the Associated Press. Sanders had 49.6 percent of the caucus vote, while Clinton had 49.9 percent of the vote, according to the AP. Former Governor of Maryland Mart...

Students removed from Trump’s rally, students say

Donald Trump gives a speech at his rally at the Flynn theatre Dec. 7. RYAN THORNTON/The Vermont Cynic

Kelsey Neubauer, Assistant News Editor

January 12, 2016

[Updated: Jan. 12 10:35 P.M.] Two UVM students said they were removed after  protesting a Donald Trump rally held at the Flynn Performing Arts Center Jan. 7 in Burlington. First-year Greer Sargeant and senior Lily Sargeant chanted “get Trump out” during the event, feeling the rally was rac...

Trump rally in Burlington met with local opposition

Residents stand across the street from the Flynn to protest Donald Trump's rally Jan. 7. RYAN THORNTON/The Vermont Cynic

Kelsey Neubauer, Assistant News Editor

January 9, 2016

Before Donald Trump took the stage at his Burlington campaign rally, a voice boomed over a loudspeaker in the Flynn Theater: “If there is a protester beside you, please throw your hands over your head and start chanting ‘Trump’.” After the voice faded out, The Rolling Stones’ “Can...

‘Gut’ may go, but memories stay

John Suozzo

December 10, 2015

                    [Updated: 12/11/15 - 3:30 p.m.] For the first time in over half a century, Vermont hockey may be finding a new home. It is believed that a new arena may be coming to replace Gutterson Fieldhouse. ...

Bell-Haynes: from Canada, with love

Bell-Haynes: from Canada, with love

Ben Hakim

December 9, 2015

Successful in Canada, Trae Bell-Haynes is now finding success against the best competition he’s faced in his life as he’s transitioned to U.S. Division I basketball.  Last year as a first-year student, Bell-Haynes was named to the America East All-Rookie Team. He finished second in the entire league in assists, averagi...

Extra Spice in the Old North End

Central Market Taste of Asia. RYAN THORNTON. The Vermont Cynic.

November 8, 2015

“I’ll do medium spice, just to be safe,” said the server at Central Market Taste of Asia on North Winooski Avenue in Burlington’s North End. I tried again. “No, I really do want it hot. I liked the curry you made me last time.” “Are you sure?” she asked. “It has chilies i...

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