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Shaken & Stirred – a positive message wins college video contest

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The University of Vermont’s Health Center has announced the winners of what will hopefully be an annual video contest. Students finished the sentence “The life I live looks like…” through videos that showcase living a fun life without excessive alcohol use. I was the student voice on the judging panel and while every entry was interesting, creative, and note-worthy in their own right, I am especially excited to share the Grand Prize winning entry. “The Real Groovy UV” is a hip-hop/rap music video by a group of students. There’s a nasty technical issue where the video is frozen and the audio is just a lot of scratchy noise (not the fault of the contestants) from :19 to :54, so skip ahead of that.


These guys have some serious marketing talent. As a soon to be UVM alum, I can say it paints a pretty accurate picture. Can’t decide where to go to college? Ch-ch-check this out.

Kristance Harlow

April 30, 2009

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