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The Vermont Cynic

Community programs decrease crime

Community programs decrease crime

Lauren Schnepf, Senior Staff Writer

Crime on some streets densely populated by UVM students has decreased over the past three years, a report from Burlington Police Department stated.   Students and other members o...

February 18

Potential Dodd-Frank repeal threatens US economy

Potential Dodd-Frank repeal threatens US economy

Gaetano Martello

President Trump has begun to shift his focus to finance. There are far less people paying attention to this issue, as his immigration policy has garnered a far more popular following, but I believe that this is...

February 18No Comments

CAS Lecture Analyzes Trump

Kate Vesely, Staff Writer

There has been frequent discussion about President Trump here on-campus. On Feb. 6, English professor Todd McGowan had the honor of giving this year’s CAS Dean’s Lecture, which he titled “Citiz...

February 20No Comments

Potential Dodd-Frank repeal threatens US economy

Potential Dodd-Frank repeal threatens US economy

Gaetano Martello

President Trump has begun to shift his focus to finance. There are far less people paying attention to this issue, as his immigration policy has garnered a far...

February 18

Tips and tricks to avoid the campus cold this winter

Tips and tricks to avoid the campus cold this winter

Jules Lubner

When life gives you lemons, squeeze them into a cup of hot water and then add your favorite bag o’ tea. While you wait for the flavors to combine, reach over and g...

February 18

Beyonce: national figure beyond her music

Beyonce: national figure beyond her music

Alexander Collingsworth

The other day I was assaulted with news that Bey was having twins! One of my roommates profaned our group chat asking if we had heard. Beyoncé’s announcemen...

February 17

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  • UVM and Burlington are one February 15
  • The future in the Trump administration is not good February 11

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Film captures struggles of family life

Film captures struggles of family life

Healy Fallon

Adolescence is the first period of self-discovery, where we discovered adulthood not only through our own behaviors, but also in the people around us.   The film,  ...

February 17

Coming-of-age novel examines cult lifestyle

Coming-of-age novel examines cult lifestyle

Bridget Higdon, Assistant Arts Editor

When it’s a cold and snowy Sunday, you need a good book to read. Despite its page count, “The Girls” by Emma Cline is the kind of novel so fast-paced and suspense...

February 16

Local artist records premiere album

Local artist records premiere album

Kim Henry

Vermont musicians rarely lose passion for their work despite the frequent need for travel. Brett Hughes is a Burlington based singer songwriter focused on Americana. ...

February 15

  • Migos contribute to the culture February 10
  • Fleming reveals Asian art February 9
  • Artist sets mood in Burly February 8

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CAS Lecture Analyzes Trump

Kate Vesely, Staff Writer

There has been frequent discussion about President Trump here on-campus. On Feb. 6, English professor Todd McGowan had the honor of giving this year’s CAS Dean’s Lectur...

February 20

A Day of Silence

A Day of Silence

Hunter Colvin, Senior Staff Writer

I like to talk. A lot. So when someone suggested I try being silent for an entire day, I wasn’t sure how well I would do. Sure, there are days I spend lying in bed do...

February 19

Exploring Burlington’s Thrift Store Scene

Exploring Burlington’s Thrift Store Scene

Hunter Colvin, Senior Staff Writer

Just because I love shopping doesn’t mean my wallet loves it. So, I decided to look into some local thrift shops to see if I could give my wallet a well-deserved br...

February 19

  • Planned Parenthood secured my support February 18
  • Get Trump out of the bedroom February 18
  • Abortion in Trump’s America February 18

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Cats ready for a new start

Cats ready for a new start

Locria Courtright, Assistant Sports Editor

A new coach and a new season provide optimism for Catamount women’s lacrosse. Last season, under head coach Jen Johnson, the Catamounts went 6-10 overall and 2-4 in Am...

February 10

Hockey goalie carries team to new heights

Hockey goalie carries team to new heights

Zach Falls, Staff Writer

Men’s hockey is sitting in third place in the Hockey East standings according to league records. A centerpiece to the team’s overall success is standout first-year goaltend...

February 9

Pats clinch big win in overtime

Pats clinch big win in overtime

John Suozzo, Staff Writer

Super Bowl LI will go down as one of the greatest NFL games of all time. The New England Patriots completed the largest comeback in Super Bowl history to defeat the Atla...

February 6

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  • Team dynamic to drive or hinder ski team’s season January 20
  • Anticipating sports in the year ahead January 19

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The University of Vermont's Independent Voice Since 1883
The University of Vermont's Independent Voice Since 1883