The Vermont Cynic

Rep. Wazir educates on Afghanistan War

Safiya Wazir, a Democratic member of the New Hampshire House of Representatives, gives a presentation in Fleming Museum, Feb. 28. Wazir was the first refugee elected to the New Hampshire House.

Emma Adams, Staff Writer

March 6, 2020

At first glance, the rugs displayed on Fleming Museum’s walls appear to be abstract mosaics composed of deep brown and burgundy thread.  Upon closer examination, they depict jarring images of war. Rep. Safiya Wazir spoke at noon Feb. 28 at Fleming  about one of the museums new exhibits, “WARP: Wa...

Fleming opens season with costume ball

UVM provost and senior vice president, and husband Billy Prelock pose for a photo in costumes by the Wood Gaylor exhibit in Fleming Museum, Feb. 20. The exhibit is open from Feb. 7 to May 8.

Sarah Robinson, Culture Editor

February 28, 2020

UVM Provost Patricia Prelock was dressed in a knee-length flapper dress with sequins arranged to look like peacock feathers.  The sequins shone green and gold, which Prelock said was an intentional choice to represent UVM’s school colors and the peacock features of “Animal Transformation...

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WARP: War Rugs of Afghanistan