The Vermont Cynic

What do UVM students listen to during sex?

Sarah Robinson, Staff Writer

December 14, 2017

Filed under Arts, Arts Regular

“There was the time I was dry humped to Simon & Garfunkel's ‘Sound of Silence,’” first-year Garet Ewing said. Putting on some tunes to set the mood can make or break an intimate situation. The emergence of music streaming platforms such as Spotify and Apple Music have increased the number of ways to get it on w...

Female artists speak up and make an impact in 2017

Female artists speak up and make an impact in 2017

December 13, 2017

I bought my hardcover copy of Virginia Woolf’s essay “A Room of One’s Own” in the basement of a New...

UVM students discuss best and worst sex scenes in film

Allie O'Connor, Staff Writer

December 12, 2017

Filed under Arts, Arts Regular

Most mainstream movies nowadays have some form of romantic subplot. These on-screen relationships usually culminate in a steamy, dramatic, perfectly-lit sex scene, accompanied by the ideal soundtrack and flawless cinematography. Here are the best and worst sex scenes according to UVM students along with some deeper thoughts s...

Listen To The Cynic Staffs Picks For The Bedroom

Listen To The Cynic Staffs Picks For The Bedroom

December 12, 2017

Filed under Arts

Courtesy of Wikimedia     Ben Elfland, Arts editor Future, DS2 Dirty Sprite 2 runs the spectrum...

Music majors showcase talent at end of semester recitals

Music majors showcase talent at end of semester recitals

Addie Beach, Senior Staff Writer

December 6, 2017

Filed under Arts, Arts Regular, Uncategorized

Amidst mountains of exams and end-of-semester stress, students took to the stage in Southwick Hall last...

New Burlington city flag designed by team of twin brothers

New Burlington city flag designed by team of twin brothers

December 6, 2017

Burlington’s spirit, history and environment will soon be represented by a new city flag, courtesy...

New rock musician emerges on the Burlington scene

New rock musician emerges on the Burlington scene

Bridget Higdon, Assistant Arts Editor

December 5, 2017

Filed under Artist Spotlight, Arts

When sophomore Noah Schneidman isn’t busy double-majoring in philosophy and music technology, he makes...

Former SNL comedian to perform in Burlington

Former SNL comedian to perform in Burlington

December 1, 2017

Native New York comedian Colin Quinn is bringing some of the Big Apple to where apples are grown. Quinn,...

Upcoming dance recital to be choreographed by students

Upcoming dance recital to be choreographed by students

November 30, 2017

According to Merriam Webster, the word orchesis is defined as “the art of dancing in the Greek chorus.”...

Theater department puts on play to continue holiday tradition

Theater department puts on play to continue holiday tradition

November 30, 2017

For the past quarter century, a Christmas play has become a tradition for Burlington’s residents and...

Student-run literary magazine feels it deserves better

Student-run literary magazine feels it deserves better

November 29, 2017

As students stress in libraries to finish papers and study for exams, some celebrate the publication...

Debut authors discuss writing and race in on-campus talk

Addie Beach, Senior Staff Writer

November 17, 2017

Filed under Arts, Arts Regular

The weather outside may have been chilly, but last Wednesday the Sugar Maple Ballroom was filled with warm tea, comfy chairs and spirited conversation. Authors Lisa Ko and Kaitlyn Greenidge visited campus Nov. 8 to discuss their debut novels, “The Leavers” and “We Love You, Charlie Freeman” respectively. They also...

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