The Vermont Cynic

Dead Set concerts unite music and fanatics

January 30, 2018

Men in biker vests and college students in flannel sit clustered on Nectar’s barstools. Neon disco balls fla...

Students & faculty delve into books over break

Students & faculty delve into books over break

January 25, 2018

During winter break, members of the UVM community spent their time catching up on good books. While your co...

Seasoned musician to perform in Lane Series

Seasoned musician to perform in Lane Series

January 24, 2018

Somewhere between a violin, cello and the human voice lies the sound of the electronic instrument, t...

Co-op offers community of clay for artists

Co-op offers community of clay for artists

January 23, 2018

Located on the first floor of the Living/Learning Center, UVM’s Pottery Co-op is a hub for creation, ed...

Analyzing light and dark in superhero films

Analyzing light and dark in superhero films

Allie O'Connor, Staff Writer

January 19, 2018

Filed under Arts, Arts Regular

I want to preface this column by saying I adore superhero movies. I guess you could say I “Marvel” at...

New artists and exhibits celebrated at reception

Addie Beach, Senior Staff Writer

January 18, 2018

Filed under Arts, Previews

Frigid weather and syllabi might dominate the first week of classes, but that doesn’t mean Burlington’s vibrant art scene can’t provide some relief. Burlington City Arts will be holding a reception to celebrate its upcoming winter exhibitions, featuring artists Dusty Boynton, Edwin Owre and Elise Whittemore Friday, Jan. 19...

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...

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