The Vermont Cynic

COVID cases remain low for a third week

Angelika Hillios, Cynic News Reporter | May 5, 2021

For the third consecutive week, COVID-19 cases among UVM students have remained at a plateau, this week reporting 40 positive cases. This week’s report showed a total of 22 off-campus cases and 18 on-campus cases, out of 16,213 test results received, based on test results collected between April 26 and May 1.  For the second week in a row there were zero positive cases among faculty or staff. The...

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Letter to the Editor: What are you doing to help us, UVM?

A Former UVM Student | May 5, 2021

TW: Rape, Depression  I have been waiting to write this for too long.  Yesterday, I couldn’t even make it to my bed before the tears came. So, I just laid on the floor instead, too angry and full of sadness to get up.  I had skipped class and cried for about 40 minutes. It was the type of crying with large, unstoppable tears and heavy breathing and tight fists followed by exhaustion....

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A Look At Proctorio

Jacob Goodwin, Multimedia Reporter | April 14, 2021

A dive into the world of Proctorio, a proctoring software that's been the face of a few complaints internationally. We look into how it's used, what're the complaints, and what has been done to improve.

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Just Love Something

Sam Jefferson, Multimedia Reporter | February 14, 2021

In this podcast Sam Jefferson talks to numerous UVM students and professors about Valentine’s Day. Their conversations explore the holiday’s commercialization, potential exclusivity, and the good (and bad) memories it’s provided. Timestamps: (0:00) Intro, (2:04) Hannah Gonzales, (11:55) Jackson Jannarone, (14:48) Kailey Titus, (26:44) Professor Rudiger, (41:02) Enzo Boone, (44:45) "More...

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Passing the Mic to Vermont Women – A Vermont Female Firefighter’s Story

Tulley Hescock, Multimedia Reporter | November 21, 2020

UVM Junior, Maxine Senft-Miller is one of a few female volunteer firefighters in Colchester, Vermont. Listen to her talk about her experience in a male dominated field and what it takes to be a firefighter.

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Photo of the week
Comic of the week
A new perspective of some of UVM’s oldest displays
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Cynic Fit Check: Cole Thorton
Vermont movie theaters face reopening challenges

Vermont movie theaters face reopening challenges

May 6, 2021

Natural hair and body expo promotes community and Black business

Natural hair and body expo promotes community and Black business

April 20, 2021

‘Freedom and anonymity:’ The social acceptability of Burlington street art

‘Freedom and anonymity:’ The social acceptability of Burlington street art

April 14, 2021

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Men’s soccer advances to tournament final against UNH
Sophomore ultra-athlete takes her talents to the mountains

Sophomore ultra-athlete takes her talents to the mountains

April 8, 2021

UVM Soccer wins first game with student crowd in over a year

UVM Soccer wins first game with student crowd in over a year

March 23, 2021

Starting tomorrow, students can attend outdoor sports games

Starting tomorrow, students can attend outdoor sports games

March 18, 2021

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