The Vermont Cynic

Stretching toward finals

Allison Carey April 14, 2015

With finals week looming, we are all getting ready to bunker down in our favorite library study spot. Use these quick mobility tricks to keep your back and legs from getting too stiff and to give yourself...

Blazing the route for democracy

April 14, 2015

As April 20 approaches, thousands of people will publicly smoke marijuana.It is time for this annual display of civil disobedience to become a sustained political movement for social and economic justice. Marijuana...

Swedish track athlete discusses his journey

April 14, 2015

One UVM sprinter, hurdler and pole-vaulter has a one-track minset: work hard.Senior Martin Kallur hails from Falun, Sweden, where he attended Lugnetgymnasiet high school. He comes from an athletic family: ...

‘Sodexo bill’ focuses on worker rights

Caroline Alkire April 14, 2015

To the disappointment of several progressive Vermont lawmakers, the Sodexo Bill was once again rejected in the Vermont senate. Sen. Phil Baruth is the lead sponsor of the bill. He said that this proposed...

Singer returns to Burly with new energy

Singer returns to Burly with new energy

April 14, 2015

 A show that left more beer on the ground than in cups continues to ring viewers ears.“Wet and Loud.”Those were the two words TJ Metcalfe, bassist of Lady Lamb, chose to describe their energetic performance...

Cells clash with class

April 14, 2015

Think back to the last lecture you attended. How often were your eyes on your phone and not on the professor?“I won’t usually check my phone if it’s a small class, but I will check it if I get messages...

Europe’s Jews still face anti-Semitism

April 14, 2015

This is a letter regarding Jeffrey Goldberg’s cover article in the Atlantic, entitled “Should the Jews leave Europe?”Goldberg’s recent article takes the pulse of current political thought regarding...

Fund finances local clean energy projects

Beena Jacob April 14, 2015

Every semester, $10 of each undergraduate and graduate student’s tuition goes toward “greening” UVM’s campus through the Clean Energy Fund. As part of the Office of Sustainability, the Clean Energy...

International pianist to tune up UVM

April 14, 2015

One European music star is embarking on his first tour of the U.S. – first stop, Vermont.Italian singer and songwriter Raphael Gualazzi will be playing a free show at Southwick Music Recital Hall, 7...

On punk rock

April 14, 2015

What do a 19th century German philosopher and a musical genre focused on defiance and a “do it yourself” attitude have in common? Well, first off, they were both wrongly co-opted by the far right.Nietzsche...

Prepping for medical school

April 14, 2015

Beginning in the fall of 2015, UVM will be introducing a brand new medical science master’s prep program for students wishing to hone their medical science skills.Formally known as the master of medical...

Rock takes the funky side

Josh Holz April 14, 2015

UVM students going to Nectar’s this week should expect funk. The Fritz will be performing at Nectar’s in downtown Burlington April 15 and 21 as part of their spring tour. The Fritz’s website describes...

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