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The Vermont Cynic

The University of Vermont's Independent Voice Since 1883

The Vermont Cynic

The University of Vermont's Independent Voice Since 1883

The Vermont Cynic

Mollys illi for the culture staff fall movie recs

Staff Recommends: Best movies for a fall night in

Culture Staff, Culture Staff September 26, 2023

Temperatures are dropping and the idea of leaving our cozy beds and making the trek to go out at night is steadily becoming less appealing.  A night in is calling our names, and the best way to spend...

Malone-Wolfsun enjoys the thrifting scene in Burlington.

Cynic Fit Check: Feelings of Fall

Charlotte Dodds, Culture Staff Writer September 25, 2023

Georgia Malone-Wolfsun is a senior from Vermont who finds inspiration in the changing of seasons, and exemplifies “dark academia” with her outfits, she said. THE CYNIC: Where do you get your style...

Mollys illi for the culture music rec column

Staff Recommends: Best songs to get you through change

Culture Staff September 21, 2023

As a staff with exceptional music taste, we have decided to bestow upon the greater UVM population songs that help through the most transition-riddled times. So, next time you’re in the middle of...

Brightly-colored murals lined the walls of Burlington-based artist Raphaella’s studio at this year’s Art Hop Sept 8.

Art Hop: Newcomers revel in the Burlington art scene

Agnes Shales, Culture staff writer September 19, 2023

Weird and wonderful Art Hop brought the fun to Burlington’s South End. The annual arts festival, hosted by the South End Arts and Business Association, ran Sept. 8-11. Vendors of food and all varieties...

Mollys summer in Burlington illi

Make the Most of the Heat

Maya Surrenti, Culture Staff Writer September 14, 2023

Fall semester at UVM officially kicked off a little over two weeks ago, though the weather outside so far does not reflect fall weather at all. If you are new to UVM, beating the Vermont heat may be...

Mekki Leeper takes to the stage in the Grand Maple Ballroom Sept 4.

Mekki Leeper, Auguste White Bask in Unconventionality at Comedy Show

Kailey Shea, Culture Staff Writer September 11, 2023

Six hundred students and two acclaimed entertainers shared laughs over stories of absurdity, hardship and horror. UVM Program Board hosted their annual Labor Day Comedy Show on Sept. 4 in the Grand...

Culture Staff Recommends: How to Settle into the Year

Culture Staff September 6, 2023

Welcome first-years to the University of Vermont! As you leave summer behind and step into the new school year, it can feel a little disorienting. The Cynic’s culture staff is here to help you find your...

Students at Tuckermans Ravine located on Mt. Washington.

Spring skiing at Tuckerman’s Ravine

Keagan Lafferty, Culture Staff Writer May 5, 2023

Tuckerman’s Ravine on Mount Washington in New Hampshire is the epitome of extreme skiing in the east. According to Time for Tuckerman, the spring season brings 3,000 hikers and skiers each day to see...

Remi Wolf headlines at the University’s annual concert SpringFest, held this year on the Fleming green April 29.

Remi Wolf comes to UVM and brings the sun with her

Maya Surrenti, Culture Staff Writer May 3, 2023

Whipped cream cans circled the crowd during Saint Motel’s set, and after a dark, damp afternoon, the sun peeked out as Remi Wolf took the stage. UVM’s SpringFest 2023 took place Saturday, April...

Culture staff recommends: Tips to survive your first year of college

Culture staff recommends: Tips to survive your first year of college

Culture Staff May 2, 2023

Welcome, first-year UVM students. Your frantic feelings will soon settle, we promise, but to help get you there, here are some tips on how to start feeling more at home in this green and gold world.  Say...

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