The Vermont Cynic

TREK expands programming to include mountain biking and LGBTQ groups

Addie Beach, Senior Staff Writer

September 14, 2018

Filed under Campus Life, Culture, Life

Miles of lush green forests and stark mountains make up the Vermont wilderness, perfect for hiking, skiing and college. TREK is a program for UVM first-year and transfer students that takes place the week before classes and lets its participants take advantage of the state’s outdoors. Divided into wilderness and community se...

Student Life has new leadership

Student Life has new leadership

Jean MacBride, Staff Writer

September 13, 2018

Filed under Campus Life, Culture

The office was bathed in sunlight. A house plant and tea pot sat on the window sill. This sum...

New director of student life selected

New director of student life selected

Sawyer Loftus, Senior Staff Writer

July 10, 2018

Filed under Campus, Campus Life, News

A new director of student life has been selected following the departure of former director Pat Brown. ...

Best of UVM

Best of UVM

Culture Staff

May 10, 2018

Filed under Arts, Arts Regular, Campus Life, Culture, Life

The Culture staff curated a list of places we wish we knew about during our first few weeks at UVM. Onc...

Seniors fight to maintain motivation second semester

Katie Brobst, Assistant Life Editor

March 22, 2018

Filed under Campus Life, Columns, Life

It’s dark, it’s still cold and everyone is wishing for sunshine. But the lack of motivation in spring semester is perhaps felt most by seniors. Senioritis is infecting upperclassmen. “I have experienced it, since junior year actually,” senior Zach White said. “I think it’s generally accepted as what you feel when...

Lack of trash cans frustrates campus

Lack of trash cans frustrates campus

Isabella Alessandrini, Staff Writer

February 7, 2018

Filed under Campus Life, Life

The UVM waste supervisor can count all the outdoor trash cans on campus on one hand. He wants to ge...

Don’t sweat it, coolness is a social construct

Don’t sweat it, coolness is a social construct

Katie Brobst, Assistant Life Editor

January 25, 2018

Filed under Campus Life, Columns, Life

When I was in kindergarten, the cool kids wore bell bottoms and were growing out their baby bangs. B...

Send nudes, but consider who receives them

Send nudes, but consider who receives them

Autumn Lee, Life Columnist

December 18, 2017

Filed under Campus Life, Life

The nude: The image that can sexually liberate, but also lead to lots of trouble—and I admit my cam...

Everyone is doing it: walking in when you shouldn’t

Bernadette Higgs, Staff Writer

December 16, 2017

Filed under Campus Life, Life

Between cramped rooms, thin walls and the overall lack of privacy, the setup of college dorms makes it difficult to find a private space for couples to get it on. This leads to inevitable awkward situations like walk-ins, desperate attempts to find privacy or accidental eavesdropping on intimate moments. First-year Ailinn ...

Facing the facts about food waste at the source

Facing the facts about food waste at the source

December 7, 2017

Students scrape forks across half-filled plates, emptying the uneaten food into the black square hole...

UVMtv hopes to get new studio in Taft

Katie Brobst, Assistant Life Editor

December 7, 2017

Filed under Campus Life, Life

There is one club on campus that cannot wait for the construction on UVM’s Taft building to end. If UVMtv’s hope to be awarded a studio in the newly renovated Taft building comes true, it won’t be the first time the organization moves its headquarters. UVMtv began with its headquarters in Billings Hall but has since been housed in Coo...

College lifestyle increases chances of getting a cold

College lifestyle increases chances of getting a cold

November 29, 2017

As winter begins, students have to protect themselves from more than just the cold. They must also g...

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