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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...

Sharing memories of SGA VP

Katie Brobst, Assistant Life Editor

November 16, 2017

Filed under Life

David J. Maciewicz, Jr., a former SGA vice president, passed away unexpectedly on Oct. 25 due to medical complications. Left behind to remember him are his parents Deborah and David Maciewicz and those who knew him from his time at UVM. David graduated with honors in 2011. He served on the SGA as Vice President his sen...

Students grow facial hair to benefit men’s health

Nicole Morris, Cynic Correspondent

November 16, 2017

Filed under Life

November is not just a month for frost and Thanksgiving, but a month for grabbing razors and embracing Movember. During this month, people can participate in both Movember and No Shave November to raise awareness around health issues, according to a Nov. 2014 Daily News article. According to the article, charities ask m...

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...

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