The Vermont Cynic

Victory: recovering from a democratic election

November 9, 2016

Tuesday’s election was a victory for democracy. It was an off-set victory though, and we are still recovering from it; mentally, physically and emotionally. The wounded are still recovering. “They're...

Stand with your truth

Stand with your truth

November 9, 2016

              One-hundred percent of the Cynic executive editorial team is queer. Until this summer, we were both closeted.     We...

Candlelight Vigil Held for UVM Students after 2016 Presidential Election

November 9, 2016

Today, hundreds of UVM students stood on the Davis Center green, singing Amazing Grace in light of presidential election results. Video produced by Molly O'Shea.

The equation for a legacy

October 9, 2016

A player’s reputation and legacy in golf is primarily based on his success in major championships. Even without a major championship victory to his name Patrick Reed should now be seen as...

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Student activism falls flat

January 27, 2016

Nearly 350 people RSVP’d “going” to an event titled “Give Us Back Our Reading Days! Student Protest” on Facebook.Only about 10 actually showed up Jan.25.The event was created following a Faculty...

Reform ignores our needs

December 10, 2015

[UPDATED: Dec. 10 6:20 p.m.]With barely any input from the student body, the University has decided to eliminate reading days beginning in fall 2016.This change was made to allow for a fall break in October,...

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...

Our failures to shed light on hate

Our failures to shed light on hate

November 20, 2015

The media has been buzzing about the recent protests at the University of Missouri. Minority students and faculty across the country said they often are left feeling marginalized, and as outsiders...

2014-2015: A year in highlights

April 21, 2015

This year, varsity sports teams experienced season changing moments, incredible victories and highlight reel worthy plays. From Gutterson Fieldhouse to the ski slopes of Lake Placid, New York, members...

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...

Making waves in the pool

March 16, 2015

With almost half the season complete, it’s time to reflect on a successful year for the women’s swimming and diving team.After dropping their first dual meet against Wagner University Oct. 11, the...

Studio mixes paint and alcohol

Studio mixes paint and alcohol

February 10, 2015

Reality is an illusion created by the lack of alcohol.Nine-to-five work schedules, the bills that haunt us and the thoughts that we simply can’t express come to an end at the Burlington Paint & Sip...

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