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The Vermont Cynic

The University of Vermont's Independent Voice Since 1883

The Vermont Cynic

The University of Vermont's Independent Voice Since 1883

The Vermont Cynic

Photo Illustration: Students solicit sex through anonymous apps like YikYak as a way to be upfront without vulnerability.
“A social media gloryhole:” Students use anonymous social media to express sexuality
Halsey McLaen, News Editor • 9:00 am

“tall blonde alanna, i know you would give me the nastiest head of my life,” a Nov. 18 post on Instagram account @uvmhottiefinder reads....

The problematic glorification of porn
The problematic glorification of porn
Ayelet Kaminski, Opinion Columnist • 11:00 am

Content warning: mentions of pornography, sexual assault, child abuse and violence against women The internet has made pornography more accessible...

Sex ed should not be gender-segregated
Sex ed should not be gender-segregated
Emma Dinsmore, Opinion Columnist • December 5, 2022
There’s no blueprint for growing up
There’s no blueprint for growing up
Grace Visco, Opinion Editor • December 2, 2022
Why asking for help isn’t the hardest part
Why asking for help isn’t the hardest part
Ayelet Kaminski, Opinion Columnist • November 30, 2022
UVM and Villanova mens soccer players vie for the ball during the first round match of the 2021 NCAA Division I Mens Soccer Championship Nov. 18, 2021. The Catamounts 2022 tournament run ended with a 2-1 loss to Syracuse Dec. 3.
History repeats itself: Men’s soccer falls 2-1 in quarterfinal match
Eric Scharf, Managing Editor • December 5, 2022

Thirty-three years later, and the scoreline reads the same. Junior midfielder Daniel Pacella’s one-time screamer in the twenty-third minute...

UVM #15 Charlie Egan and Binghamton #29 Teddy McLoughlin wait for the face-off April 23.
Men's lacrosse to host AE tournament
Lucia Gallo, Cynic Sports Reporter • April 26, 2022
The Old North End as seen from a drone Nov. 27. There is a housing crisis in Burlington, specifically due to high numbers of students searching for off-campus rentals after fulfilling their two-year on-campus residency requirement.
Student population adds to BTV housing crisis, UVM's plans to relieve pressure in progress
Camille Sweet, Features Staff Writer • December 1, 2022

UVM students have put strain on the Burlington housing market because they, as a group, are able to afford more costly rent prices, said Michael...

The UVM Police Department at 284 East Ave. Nov. 3. The University has implemented tools, such as the LiveSafe app, Blue Light units and the CatAlert system, for students to stay safe on campus.
Students express concern over safety at UVM
Liliana Mefford, Features Staff Writer • November 9, 2022
Culture Staff Recommends: Sexiest movies
Culture Staff Recommends: Sexiest movies
Culture Staff 11:00 am

So you’ve invited your crush over to watch a movie, you’ve lit the candles and cleaned your room. One question remains: “what should I...

The “Call and Response” exhibit at the Fleming Museum Nov. 29. The seating in the room creates a storytelling space.
Community curation: A new direction for the Fleming
Will Hamilton, Culture Staff Writer • November 30, 2022
Changing the Cynic for a changing world
Changing the Cynic for a changing world
Ella Ruehsen and Eric Scharf September 6, 2022

Dear readers, The Vermont Cynic has called the University of Vermont home for nearly 140 years. Since its inception in 1883, our student-run...

The Cynic: now and in the future
The Cynic: now and in the future
Ella Ruehsen, Editor-in-Chief • May 5, 2022
The Cynics are back on the stands
The Cynics are back on the stands
Kate Vanni, editor-in-chief • February 9, 2022
In the second week of the fall 2020 semester, students trickle into the Davis Center for their mandatory weekly COVID-19 test.
UVM terminates COVID-19 information newsletter 'UVM Forward'
Halsey McLaen, News Editor • May 2, 2022

UVM announced the termination of UVM Forward, the University’s COVID-19 information e-newsletter, according to an April 29 email.  The...

A K95 mask lies on the gravel next to a sidewalk March 17.
UVM community debates mask mandate lift
Audrie Caruso, Cynic News Reporter • March 21, 2022
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