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Ate02: Seniors run Burly food blog

Ate02: Seniors run Burly food blog

Alex Shannon, Staff Writer

November 16, 2017

Filed under Life

If there’s a new food trend, a must-try recipe or restaurant opening, it can be guaranteed that the t...

Bailey/Howe houses artist books display

Bailey/Howe houses artist books display

November 15, 2017

On the ground floor of the Bailey/Howe, the smell of old paper replaces the scent of fresh brewed coffe...

Masturbation is tricky when you have five roommates

Masturbation is tricky when you have five roommates

Libby Camp, Staff Writer

November 10, 2017

Filed under Life

Sex is part of the college experience, but it’s not just about having sex with others – it’s also...

Different note taking styles affect learning

Different note taking styles affect learning

November 10, 2017

The seats of a lecture hall fill up, the projector turns on, notebooks and laptops are opened and hund...

Majors and Minors Fair helps students pick academic path

Majors and Minors Fair helps students pick academic path

November 9, 2017

The choice is made and the deposit is in, but the daunting drop-down menu for declaring a major on t...

Religion: Campus perceptions

Tracy DeLade, Cynic Correspondent

November 8, 2017

Filed under Campus Life, Life

The bells of Ira Allen Chapel don’t just mark time, they are also a reminder that religion and spirituality are still a part of UVM. At UVM, students can join religious organizations and clubs such as Hillel, the Reformed University Fellowship, the Muslim Student Association and the Catholic Student Association. In Hille...

Caffeine consumption on campus has pros and cons

Kailey Bates, Life Columnist

November 8, 2017

Filed under Campus Life, Columns, Life

Some love it, some hate it, and some absolutely need — coffee. One of the most popular beverages on a college campus, coffee straddles the line between being a legal drug with possibly harmful side effects or a warm drink that awakens the senses before an early morning class is blurred. Coffee contains 135 mg of caf...

The truth about Halloween celebrations for witches

Brigitte Riordan, Staff Writer

November 2, 2017

Filed under Life

On Halloween some will dress up in pointy black hats and eat candy, while others will be quietly celebrating the beginning of the pagan New Year. Halloween is the widely celebrated adaptation of the pagan holiday, Samhain, which begins on the night of Oct. 31. With countless black hats and black cats used as decoratio...

Speaking in favor of sexy feminist costumes

Speaking in favor of sexy feminist costumes

Autumn Lee, Staff Writer

November 1, 2017

Filed under Columns, Life

Women in leotards, bunny ears and fishnets, freezing. Men, legs covered, dressed in something humorous o...

Prioritizing safety on Halloween

Prioritizing safety on Halloween

Katie Brobst, Julia Higa, Staff Writers

October 31, 2017

Filed under Life

Halloween falls on a Tuesday this year, but that’s no deterrent for the spooky festivities of a col...

UVM SToPP 5k

Stephainie Hodel, Cynic Correspondent

October 27, 2017

Filed under Campus Life, Life

In the crisp autumn morning air, UVM students and Burlington community members stretched their legs and prepared to run for sexual assault awareness on college campuses. On the morning of Oct. 14, UVM became one of many colleges to participate in the “Stop. Think. Protect your Peers” 5k. The SToPP5k was hosted by The New ...

The transfer experience

Bernadette Higgs, Cynic Correspondent

October 26, 2017

Filed under Campus Life, Life

Transferring universities can be an exciting experience, but can also be awkward and confusing. Some students step onto the UVM campus, look around and immediately feel the need to cover everything they own in quirky stickers, buy some Birkenstocks and throw on a Patagonia fleece. Others are just trying to go into thei...

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