The Vermont Cynic

Madaila Preview 

October 28, 2015

Four bands will take over Burlington’s ECHO Lake Aquarium & Science Center for a spooky Halloween dance party Oct. 31.Madaila, a five-piece, Vermont-raised group of “dance-rock-pop-juggernauts,”...

Modest Mouse Hits Burlington

Autumn Benjamin October 28, 2015

Burlington finally got its much needed indie-rock fix when hundreds of fans gathered at the Memorial Auditorium for the sold out Modest Mouse concert Oct. 19. With a diverse fan base of old and...

He Named Me Malala Review

Colin Kamphuis October 28, 2015

From distinguished director Phillip Davis Guggenheim comes the film “He Named Me Malala,” the story of a young Pakistani girl attacked by Taliban fighters for seeking an education.   The...

Four ways to better your Halloween

October 28, 2015

1. Don’t under-think your costumes. Every year I see the same avoidable mistakes at Halloween parties. Many groups try to do a theme costume which works well in pictures, but ends up being horribly...

Campus suits-up for the 2015 Halloween weekend

Camilla Broccolo October 28, 2015

With the Halloween weekend approaching, students and campus organizations are preparing for the festivities. Students like junior Erin Mahoney use the weekend as an opportunity to go out more. “I...

Challenges faced by international students

October 28, 2015

UVM’s international student population is growing and more resources will be required to meet their needs, but there are still struggles.“I’ve heard Americans call [The Marsh-Austin-Tupper Dorms]...

UVM looking to ease the stress of applying to college

Jackie Flynn October 28, 2015

For many students, the process of applying to college can be challenging. UVM is working to change that. UVM has joined the Coalition for Access, Affordability and Success, a group working to help...

Students impacted by construction

October 28, 2015

Central Campus has been rumbling with trucks and workmen since before the first day of classes this semester and students seem to have mixed opinions about the expansion.“I have a friend in Converse...

Lecture explores 19th century opiate use in Vermont

October 28, 2015

An author and former federal prosecutor talked about the widespread opiate addiction Vermonters had in the mid to late 19th century Oct. 20 in UVM’s Waterman Lounge.Gary Shattuck gave his lecture as...

Avoid being fooled by advertisements

October 28, 2015

It’s 3 a.m., the TV hums quietly in the background as you drift in and out of sleep. You catch the voice of your favorite actress. She’s promoting something. You turn up the TV.It’s anti-aging cream.Do...

Art missing from Davis Center

John Riedel, Staff Writer October 28, 2015

A painting was stolen from outside the men’s bathroom next to Brennan’s in the Davis Center Oct. 9 at 12:59 p.m, according to the police services crime log. The artwork belonged to UVM staff member...

Vermont Tech Jam builds networks

Kelsey Neubauer, Senior Staff Writer October 28, 2015

UVM students and graduates gathered to learn how they could be a part of the New England Technology scene. The Vermont Tech Jam took place at the Sheraton Hotel in Burlington Oct. 23 and 24. The...

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