The University of Vermont's Independent Voice Since 1883

The Vermont Cynic

The University of Vermont's Independent Voice Since 1883

The Vermont Cynic

The University of Vermont's Independent Voice Since 1883

The Vermont Cynic

Crowds yell in disbelief during totality.

Eclipse on campus: how students celebrated a once in a lifetime event

Alex Strand, Staff Photographer April 16, 2024

Sometimes I wonder what cavemen felt when they saw the first eclipse; whether they stared directly at the partially covered sun and let its light burn their retinas just like us. As history progressed,...

The first few moments of totality.

Total solar eclipse moon phases

Gillian Symolon, Staff Photographer April 15, 2024

The eclipse has been one of the most magical events of this decade. Like most people, I took my camera down to Perkins Pier to capture this once-in-a-lifetime event.  I started my morning nice and...

The Illustrations Staff Presents: Our best work yet

Illustrations Staff April 5, 2024

For this series, the illustration's staff was tasked with creating their most elaborate illustrations yet. Here are the results. "Bowl of spilled milk inside an igloo, abstracted." - Molly Parker "Zoom...

Mollys comic featuring a seagulls travels through time.

Comic of the Week: “All in a day’s work.”

Molly Parker, Illustration's Editor March 20, 2024

Andrews cartoon for the cartoon caption competition featuring a chef snake-charming a bowl of spaghetti.

Cartoon Caption Competition #1

March 8, 2024

Winning Caption: "Chow (ciao) bella." - Meaghan Johnson

Footprints in the snow leading up to the house from the frozen pond.

A weekend away in St. J

Annalisa Madonia, Co-Photo Editor February 29, 2024

It’s that time in the semester when work starts piling up and syllabus week is a distant, sweet memory.  It’s easy to get swept up in clubs, work and your social life until it’s 3 a.m. and you’re...

The second room of the public portion of the greenhouse is warm and full of life.

Winter Time Greens

Alex Strand, Staff Photographer February 16, 2024

A jungle stands in an unlikely home: the very center of UVM. The UVM greenhouse offers plants from all walks of life, and provides a peaceful green escape from the gray February skies and concrete...

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