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

Cynic Wheres Waldo: Kate Edition

Cynic Where’s Waldo: Kate Edition

Liz Coppes, Cynic Staff Illustrator April 13, 2022

Black History Month in Illustrations

Black History Month in Illustrations

February 24, 2022

An artistic representation can sometimes help us visualize and connect with history in ways that would not be possible from just reading text.   After research in the UVM Special Collections...

How artists see sexual tension

How artists see sexual tension

December 8, 2021

Whether you’ve felt sexual tension with the person adjusting your seatbelt on a rollercoaster or the annonymous squirrel on Google Docs late at night, we all know that feeling. Some of our Cynic illustrators...

The Cynic reimagined: New Yorker covers

The Cynic reimagined: New Yorker covers

November 12, 2021

In an effort to mimic the illustrative cover styles of the New Yorker, the Cynic asked its staff illustrators to capture their version of UVM in one piece.   These cover pieces reimagine the...

Artistic interpretations of Vermont fall

Artistic interpretations of Vermont fall

October 7, 2021

In triptych format, our Cynic illustrators each described how autumn can enhance our environment and lift our hearts.   Each artist chose varying styles and colors to create a representation...

A school year in illustrations

A school year in illustrations

May 18, 2021

AAs an essential part of the Cynic, the Illustrations Team maintains the publication's creative side by visually representing the meaning of stories. These illustrations described opinions around COVID-19...

What students are looking forward to after the pandemic

What students are looking forward to after the pandemic

Izzy Pipa, Staff Illustrator May 11, 2021

The Cynic put out a poll asking UVM class Facebook groups what students are looking forward to after the pandemic. Here were your responses:         "Beach trips...

Comic of the week

Comic of the week

Julia Badics, Staff Illustrator May 7, 2021

Comic of the week

Comic of the week

Cole Fekert, Staff Illustrator April 30, 2021

Comic of the week

Comic of the week

Cole Fekert, Staff Illustrator April 23, 2021

Illustration of the week

Illustration of the week

Juli Badics, Staff Illustrator April 22, 2021

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