The Vermont Cynic

Mental illness: a silent struggle for students

Mental illness: a silent struggle for students

Renee Willard October 19, 2016

The National Alliance for Mental Illness has declared the first week of October “Mental Health Awareness Week.” The week is dedicated to ending the stigma surrounding mental illnesses, and it’s...

A pizza made from fresh, local ingredients

A pizza made from fresh, local ingredients

Charlotte Fisher October 19, 2016

This week’s basket from the Intervale Food Hub brought together butternut squash, zesty arugula and sweet yellow onions. And I brought them even closer atop a whole-wheat crust. Easy to assemble, fast...

Trump supporters looking to repeal 19th Amendment

Gaetano Martello October 19, 2016

This election just continues to surprise me. A new trend among Trump supporters has begun, and it is no surprise to me that it happens to be concurrent with Trump’s current series of losses...

On-campus housing to fix Burlington's 'get off my lawn' mentality

On-campus housing to fix Burlington’s ‘get off my lawn’ mentality

October 19, 2016

There are no parties here!” my neighbor yelled at my friend on the first day of school last year, assuming she was a first-year walking around to find parties. “I’m just looking for my friend!”...

Efforts to renovate downtown to all outdoor shopping

Efforts to renovate downtown to all outdoor shopping

October 19, 2016

[media-credit name="Eileen O'Connor" align="alignnone" width="300"][/media-credit] A recently proposed project aims to transform the Burlington Town Mall from an inside mall to an outside shopping...

A History major tries on Virology

Hunter Colvin October 19, 2016

I’m definitely not a scientist. Like definitely not. I don’t dislike it necessarily, but I’m also not a huge fan of it. So why I decided going to MMG 225: Eukaryotic Virology at 8:30 a.m. on...

Report shows drug use in decline

Colin Bushweller October 19, 2016

Reports of drug and alcohol violations are on the decline at UVM. UVM’s annual Clery Report, published Sept. 28, cites evidence that shows drug and alcohol violations are on the decline when compared...

Guest professor gives lecture on negative effects of cannabis use

Guest professor gives lecture on negative effects of cannabis use

Brandon Arcari October 19, 2016

Cannabis use may be more harmful to students than previously thought, according to one health expert. Amelia Arria, an associate professor in the department of behavioral and community health at the...

Student to examine white identity and race

October 19, 2016

A retreat that caught international attention last year is being held again. Last year, UVM was put on an international stage after sending students on a weekend retreat to examine their white identity....

SGA reflects on Black Lives Matter

SGA reflects on Black Lives Matter

Greta Bjornson October 19, 2016

In one week, UVM received media attention from FOX News, the Huffington Post, Breitbart News Network and the Washington Post, just to name a few. The decision by SGA to put the Black Lives Matter flag...

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