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Eggplants: Cooking and Connecting with the Old World

Eggplants: Cooking and Connecting with the Old World

Brigitte Riordan, Staff Writer

March 13, 2018

Food is culture. I am a first-generation Romanian-American, but I don’t know much about Romanian food. My father fled the country in the height of Ceausescu’s dictatorship, and once he moved to the United States, he was dedicated to being an American. He won’t speak Romanian around my brother...

Assault in ‘safe spaces:’ Women in the DIY music scene speak out

Assault in ‘safe spaces:’ Women in the DIY music scene speak out

Libby Camp

February 12, 2018

The first DIY show I went to was a hardcore show in Cambridge, Massachusetts. It was hosted in a Veterans of Foreign Wars center. There were kids that looked like they could beat the shit out of me, but who were all probably just as awkward as me. The masking tape on the floor was the onl...

Students watch as campus tranforms

Camilla Broccolo

November 29, 2016

A group of prospective UVM students and families led by a tour guide shuffled past the construction site of the new residence hall that will be open in August 2017. This is just one of the buildings that will be included in the new housing model ResLife will be transitioning to starting next fall....

Health expert calls on students

Health expert calls on students

Kassondra Little

November 8, 2016

Hundreds added to the congestion and clamor of Ira Allen Chapel as they squeezed into the pews. When Paul Farmer, the 2016 George D. Aiken Lecture Keynote, took the stage Thursday night Nov. 3, the crowd erupted into applause. “Could we do that again?” he asked , grinning ear-to-ear, in response to the cr...

As journalism changes, so does election coverage

As journalism changes, so does election coverage

Chloe Chaobal

October 28, 2016

A former New York Times reporter came to UVM to raise concerns on how the media does modern reporting. Former Washington Correspondent for The New York Times Adam Clymer has had decades of experience political reporting. Clymer spoke about the coverage of the 2016 presidential election Oct. 18 in ...

Drone policy designed to match federal regulations

Drone policy designed to match federal regulations

October 28, 2016

UVM has developed a new drone policy in order to better comply with federal regulations. The Interim Drone University Operating Procedure recently published by UVM states that no recreational Unmanned Aircraft, drone or model aircraft flying of any kind is permitted on campus. “We are striving ...

SGA promotes innovation

Kelsey Neubauer, Assistant News Editor

October 27, 2016

Students will soon have access to a new program promoting innovation. UVM’s new center for student innovation and ideas is set to be completed by the end of next semester, SGA President Jason Maulucci said. The new program aims to help students with entrepreneurial ideas pursue their goals, Maulucci said. ...

New UVM policy requires club events hire vendors

New UVM policy requires club events hire vendors

October 27, 2016

Clubs are now required to hire a third party vendor for any University-affiliated activity where alcohol will be served. The amendment to the Alcohol and Other Drug Use policy was made in part due to problems with alcohol violations on campus, Annie Stevens, vice provost for Student Affairs, said in an...

ResLife will renovate Converse

October 26, 2016

ResLife has made plans to make changes to UVM’s oldest dorm. A project was presented by Richard Cate, vice president of Finance and Bob Vaughan, director of Capital Planning Management, to the board of trustees Oct. 21 which would seek to improve Converse Hall’s exterior masonry and roof, as ...

Cynic receives top award

Cynic receives top award

Brandon Arcari

October 26, 2016

The Vermont Cynic has won first place nationally for coverage of UVM’s racial history. The Associated Collegiate Press awarded the Cynic first place for Diversity Story of the Year for their story “Kake Walk: Alumni, faculty and students reflect on 73-year tradition,” which was published in F...

Bernie Sanders attends Democratic rally on campus

Brandon Arcari

October 25, 2016

Senator Bernie Sanders drew crowds at a rally for the Democratic candidate for governor. Sanders came to show his support for Sue Minter, former secretary of transportation, in her race for governor. Minter is running with former state senator David Zuckerman as her lieutenant governor. While the...

UVM Foundation to begin search for new president

UVM Foundation to begin search for new president

October 24, 2016

The UVM Foundation is planning to conduct a national search for a new President and CEO. University President Tom Sullivan and UVM Foundation Chairman of the Board John A. Hilton, Jr. announced that current President and CEO Rich Bundy will be leaving UVM in December, in an Oct. 24 press release. ...

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