The Vermont Cynic

Web publication to make STEM more accessible

Web publication to make STEM more accessible

Gordon Coates, Staff Writer

November 15, 2018

Anyone who has read and enjoyed a research paper probably wrote it. Communicating science effectively and beautifully is an issue that has plagued scientists since the creation of the research paper.  “The Natural Philosopher,” a student-run online STEM publication, addresses this issue. Gordon C...

Rustic Roots welcomes all with comforts of brunch

Rustic Roots welcomes all with comforts of brunch

Sophie Avantaggio, Staff Writer

November 8, 2018

I constantly find myself bored by the restaurant choices in Burlington, so I asked my dad, a food connoisseur, to help me find somewhere new. I think I may have found a new gem: Rustic Roots.   Located on the village green in Shelburne, Vermont, a mere 20 minutes from Burlington, Rustic Roots loo...

Rail Jam shreds into its 10th year

Senior Diego Travino grinds a rail in an all gray onesie at the Dawn of the Shred X: the Human SENDipiede rail jam, hosted by the UVM Ski and Snowboard Club Oct. 25.

Cyrus Oswald, Staff Writer

November 1, 2018

“Mo Bamba” was playing in the background as skiers and snowboarders alike came down the miniature trick park set up on Trinity campus. Dawn of the Shred X: the Human SENDipiede rail jam, hosted by the UVM Ski and Snowboard Club, took place Oct. 25.  There were 44 hours filled with sho...

FallFest attracts fans, makes new ones

Doctor Dog bassist and singer Toby Leaman steps away from the mic to shred at this years FallFest Oct. 19 at the Patrick Gym. The show opened with student band Father Figuer, followed by Frankie Cosmos and headliner Dr. Dog.

Allie O'Connor and Kelly Duggan

October 27, 2018

Fog swirled through the streams of blue and purple lights, illuminating the instruments and equipment on the stage. Students cheered as silhouettes emerged on stage. UVM Program Board’s annual FallFest concert took place Oct. 19 at the Patrick Gym. This year’s show opened with student band Fat...

Cohen Hall: a new home for UVM arts

Cohen Hall: a new home for UVM arts

Marco Cepeda, Staff Writer

October 21, 2018

When audience members stepped inside the new building they saw colorful lights and tech equipment around them. The voices of art students whispered with excitement and faculty gathered in circles talking eagerly with each other.   Michele and Martin Cohen Hall, an integrated arts building on the corner of So...

Feverish World set to take over Burlington

The Feverish World Symposium will be happening all over UVM and Burlington Oct. 20 through Oct. 22. The symposium brings artists, lecturers, and activists interested in bringing communities together in order to discuss issues such as climate change.

Anna Kolosky, Staff Writer

October 17, 2018

In a world that is constantly being faced with new political, environmental and social issues,  Burlington and UVM are working together to figure out how to tackle these issues. The Feverish World Symposium will be happening all over UVM and Burlington Oct. 20 through Oct. 22 and will showcase ...

All-female band to open FallFest

Father Figuer, which has only been a part of the Burlington scene since January, have a sound that according to the UPB concert planning committee, compliments that of Dr. Dog and Frankie Cosmos. The band, comprised of four female UVM students, are performing at FallFest 2018 Oct. 5.

Sarah Robinson, Staff Writer

October 16, 2018

The UVM Program Board announced Oct. 5 that artists Dr. Dog, Frankie Cosmos and UVM band Father Figuer will be performing at FallFest 2018. It is the job of UPB’s concert planning committee to find bands for Fall and SpringFest that they think students will recognize. Junior Max Greenwood is on th...

Fashion at UVM: Q&A

Fashion at UVM: Q&A

Cyrus Oswald, Staff Writer

October 12, 2018

I caught up with sophomore Eva Mazura Oct. 4 to talk about clothes, self-expression and crocs. From Chicago, she can be seen around campus wearing all sorts of clothes: dull or colorful, baggy or tight, hip or old fashioned. She does it all. Cyrus Oswald When we interviewed, she was wearing a bl...

Artists act as curators in new exhibition series at BCA

Keely Lyons, Staff Writer

October 6, 2018

In the basement of the Burlington City Arts Center, a bleached piece of celery sat in a cardboard box filled halfway with water. The sterility of the once-edible vegetable was echoed by the white walls and beige carpet in the room. The pipes of the building burst into the exhibit space, and the ...

Poets meet at the crossroads with new magazine

Senior Alexander Ellis and Mack Baker are the editors for Crossroads magazine. Crossroads magazine is an independent, student-run poetry magazine, distributed monthly at Muddy Waters, Uncommon Grounds, Pure Pop Records and the Light Club Lamp Shop.

Anna Kolonsky, Staff Writer

October 4, 2018

On a sunny day in Henderson’s, two jean jacket-clad students sat in cushy chairs as they talked excitedly. Graduate student Alexander Ellis and junior Mak Baker are editors for Crossroads magazine, an independent, student-run poetry magazine.  The project began in late 2017 when Ellis and hi...

Harvest festival rings in fall

Amanda Anderson, Staff Writer

September 29, 2018

On an 81-degree, sunny day, the breeze carried the sweet smell of corn roasting over an open fire at Shelburne Farms. Hundreds of people visited the farm to participate in the Harvest Festival Sept. 15. The Harvest Festival is one of Shelburne Farms’ many programs that build community connectio...

Near and far: trails to try this fall

Centennial Woods, located just across from the medical center and behind Centennial Field, has many trails that are perfect for running, walking, and birding.

Gordon Coates, Culture Columnist

September 28, 2018

Views for miles in all directions, a new perspective, a greater appreciation for life and a good workout all come from summiting one of the many mountains within an hour’s drive from UVM.  Whether it’s a leisurely walk for a picnic, a great view of the lake or a physical challenge, Vermont ha...

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