The Vermont Cynic


Angsty teen upset by the medical community

Eva Bartels December 9, 2015

The Friday night of Halloween weekend, I, like every other college student in America, set out looking for a party that would justify drunkenly roaming the streets of Burlington dressed as a slutty cat...

 (Front to Back) Vermont Ballet Theater School dancers Allie Zouck, Katherine Lawton and Amy Katz rehearse for the troupe’s performance of “The Nutcracker.”

Ballet takes a crack at a classic

Jensen Wainwright December 9, 2015

‘The Nutcracker” will once again bring the world of classical ballet to Burlington. The production, dubbed “Vermont’s Own Nutcracker,” will run Dec. 19 and 20 at the Flynn Center,...

‘Spotlight’ displays hard journalism at its greatest

Colin Kamphuis December 9, 2015

The new journalist-centric film “Spotlight” deftly handles the stomach-turning story of the Boston Globe’s uncovering of the Catholic Church’s protection of pedophile-priests. The...

Bell-Haynes: from Canada, with love

Bell-Haynes: from Canada, with love

Ben Hakim December 9, 2015

Successful in Canada, Trae Bell-Haynes is now finding success against the best competition he’s faced in his life as he’s transitioned to U.S. Division I basketball.  Last year as a first-year...

Paranoia epidemic due to latest mass shootings

Ariana Arden December 9, 2015

Paranoia, Paranoia, Everybody’s Comin’ To Get Me! The world can be a terrifying place – there’s no denying it. And the increased amount of mass-shootings happening around the country are not helping. Did...

Bernie volunteers storm dorms

Bernie volunteers storm dorms

Kelsey Neubauer and Pablo Murphy Torres December 9, 2015

Reslife is reaching out to campaign offices to inform them of UVM’s solicitation policy. “Here’s the plan: we are going to try and get as many people as possible to get involved in the campaign,”...

Defending liberal education

December 9, 2015

Dear Editor, Liberal education, and the study of the liberal arts and sciences, must remain the foundation of the American higher education system. Nationwide, we’ve seen this concept fall under...

SGA Updates

SGA Updates

Alexandra Shannon December 9, 2015

SGA Updates Dec. 1 Society of American Foresters separates from UVM Woodsman Team A bill was approved which separates the Society of American Foresters and the UVM Woodsman Team. According to the...

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