The Vermont Cynic

A Year in Illustrations

A Year in Illustrations

May 12, 2020

EEvery year the Cynic illustrations staff creates beautiful imagery to bring the words of its writers to life. This is a collection of some of the most exciting and inspiring illustrations that were produced these past two semesters. The Cynic is very fortunate to have such a talented and dedicated group tha...

How we’re feeling…

How we're feeling...

Cynic Illustrations Team

April 27, 2020

When words fall short in describing the coronavirus outbreak, symbolism fills in the cracks. Each illustrator was presented with the prompt: Express how the pandemic is affecting you symbolically. Using a variety of styles and mediums each illustrator had a different response. One illustrator feel...

Quarantine Survival Guide

Quarantine Survival Guide

Cynic Design Staff

April 17, 2020

The Vermont Cynic’s design staff created “how to” guides for surviving online learning. Check out these infographics to ensure a successful end to an irregular semester. ...

Lonely Campus

Lonely Campus

Kate Vanni, Layout and Illustrations Editor

April 10, 2020

I wake up every morning to the sound of birds chirping. That is all I hear on campus now that almost everyone is gone.  There are no midnight screams from drunken first-years. The band of guitarists who used to play outside my window are now all back in their home states.  I even mi...

Illustrations reflect student life during COVID-19

Illustrations reflect student life during COVID-19

Illustrations Staff

March 27, 2020

The Vermont Cynic asked its illustrators to paint, sketch or draw what their life is like now during the COVID-19 pandemic. This is what they came up with. Eleni Papas "I’m currently living in Katonah, which is a small town about an hour north of New York City. For this painting, I tried to go b...

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