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Hudziak talks WE progress, concerns

Hudziak talks WE progress, concerns

Kassondra Little, Staff Writer

4 days ago

After a public forum with the director of the Wellness Environment, SGA president Chris Petrillo says his questions remain unanswered.Wellness Environment founder Dr. Jim Hudziak...

FREE SPEECH & HATE SPEECH: A dialogue exploring the gray area in our First Amendment rights

FREE SPEECH & HATE SPEECH: A dialogue exploring the gray area in our First Amendment rights

James Simpson and Henry Mitchell

4 days agoNo Comments

James After a continuing education student, Wesley Richter, was charged with disorderly conduct after being accused of using racist and threatening language, the debate of free speech versus hate speech ...

UVM’s international students are feeling ostracized

UVM’s international students are feeling ostracized

Madeleine Cary

5 days ago

When I spoke to two different friend groups about international students, I was met with the same response: “I want to reach out, but…”  The consensus was that there is a ...

Response to “Humanities Majors Deserve More”

Letter to the Editor

5 days ago

November 10, 2017Letter to the Editor,In my role as Chief Academic Officer of the University of Vermont, I am writing to share my thoughts, some additional context,...

Students kneeling opens the conversation

Students kneeling opens the conversation

Staff Editorial

6 days ago

While the NFL has received national attention as players take a knee during the national anthem, protests have now moved to college basketball courts. Across the country, ...

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Architecture documentaries shown for free downtown

Architecture documentaries shown for free downtown

Cameron Ayles, Staff Writer

5 days ago

Locals seeking documentary films, creative inspiration and a warm sense of community can find it right on Church Street.The “Architecture and Design Film Series” hosts...

Birthday party celebrates Radio Bean’s commitment to young musicians

Birthday party celebrates Radio Bean’s commitment to young musicians

Allie O'Connor, Staff Writer

6 days ago

More than 90 musical acts came together recently in honor of a downtown venues 17th birthday.Radio Bean celebrated the anniversary on Saturday, Nov. 4. The party kicked...

Web magazine publishes local artists’ work

Web magazine publishes local artists’ work

Bridget Higdon, Assistant Arts Editor

6 days ago

After unfurling the plaid scarf from around her neck, Annie Clymer sat down at a rickety, wooden table inside Muddy Waters.She clutched her glass of fresh-pressed juice...

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Sharing memories of SGA VP

Katie Brobst, Assistant Life Editor

4 days ago

David J. Maciewicz, Jr., a former SGA vice president, passed away unexpectedly on Oct. 25 due to medical complications.Left behind to remember him are his parents Deborah and David Ma...

Students grow facial hair to benefit men’s health

Nicole Morris, Cynic Correspondent

5 days ago

November is not just a month for frost and Thanksgiving, but a month for grabbing razors and embracing Movember.During this month, people can participate in both Movember and N...

Ate02: Seniors run Burly food blog

Ate02: Seniors run Burly food blog

Alex Shannon, Staff Writer

5 days ago

If there’s a new food trend, a must-try recipe or restaurant opening, it can be guaranteed that the three girls of Ate02 will have it covered.The Ate02 brand was originally created solel...

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Men’s soccer season comes to end in semis

Men’s soccer season comes to end in semis

Maddie Allen, Cynic Correspondent

3 days ago

Men’s soccer saw their season come to an end Wednesday at Virtue Field as they lost 1-0 to the University at Albany in the semifinals of the America East Tournament.The ...

Midfielder leads soccer to final appearance

Midfielder leads soccer to final appearance

Sabrina Hood, Cynic Correspondent

4 days ago

Women’s soccer played in the America East championship game for the first time in the program’s history.Senior midfielder Brooke Jenkins played a crucial role in this a...

Women’s hockey defeats reigning national champs

Women’s hockey defeats reigning national champs

Locria Courtright, Assistant Sports Editor

5 days ago

After 60 minutes of gameplay, UVM poured onto the ice to mob sophomore goaltender Sydney Scobee and celebrate the victory.Women’s hockey hosted No. 3 Clarkson Unive...

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WE residents circulate petition to re-hire RA

WE residents circulate petition to re-hire RA

Emma Jarnagin, Staff Writer

5 days ago

Central Campus Residence Hall residents have started a petition to have their RA reinstated after her dismissal.Sophomore Carter Bradshaw has been relocated to Wellness Environ...

Posters highlight racial tensions

Posters highlight racial tensions

Brandon Arcari, Breaking News Assistant Editor

5 days ago

White pieces of printer paper featuring the phrase “It’s ok to be white” were taped up around campus Nov. 7 by an unknown party.The posters, which were affixed to police bl...

Pulitzer prize winner talks food addictions

Pulitzer prize winner talks food addictions

Lilly Young, Staff Writer

November 9, 2017

Best-selling author and Pulitzer prize winner Michael Moss spoke to a UVM audience about how the food industry hooks consumers.The College of Agriculture and Life Sciences...

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The Big Short’ sells out big banks’ behavior

February 25, 2016

“The Big Short” is a whirlwind of numbers, huge amounts of money, financial terminology and raging testosterone.The premise of the film is simple: it explains how the...

Response to faculty contract renewals

May 5, 2014

A recent Cynic article stated that "many professors" will not be returning next year. Unfortunately the article did not provide all the facts. And it failed to make clear that ...

Much ado about the union

April 15, 2014

A cloudy March day coaxed me downtown for provisions and pleasantries. A small crowd huddled around an unassuming wooden podium on the corner of Church and Cherry streets. Ch...

Building construction will take four years

April 15, 2014

UVM says goodbye to “special” seniors

April 15, 2014

Housing master plan moves forward

April 15, 2014

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The University of Vermont's Independent Voice Since 1883
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