The Vermont Cynic

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...

Green Mountain Shower Thoughts – Quarantine Edition

Green Mountain Shower Thoughts - Quarantine Edition

Jacob Goodwin and Nate Dole

March 27, 2020

Jacob and Nate talk about life while quarantined because of COVID-19.

Killing Time – Rebecca Zahau

Killing Time - Rebecca Zahau

Gabby Felitto

March 20, 2020

This week’s episode is about the mysterious death of Rebecca Zahau, whose death was ruled a suicide, but the evidence tells a different, more sinister story.

ProfTalk – Frederic Sansoz

ProfTalk - Frederic Sansoz

Nick Fech and Morgan Mettler

March 16, 2020

This week, Nick and Morgan sit down with the Chair of the Department of Mechanical Engineering, Frederic Sansoz, to discuss how he went about creating the world’s strongest silver and how that might lead to new innovations (spoiler alert: foldable phones!).

The Cynic Reports – A Presidential Candidate Comes Home

The Cynic Reports - A Presidential Candidate Comes Home

Alek Fleury, Managing Editor

March 7, 2020

ESSEX JUNCTION—On a rainy Super Tuesday, thousands of people stood for hours in Essex Junction, Vermont, watching live results on the big screen as presidential primaries across the country were called. All were there for the same reason: to catch a glimpse of Democratic presidential candidate sen....

The sights and sounds of homecoming for Vermont’s presidential candidate

Sen. Bernie Sanders takes the stage in Essex Junction, March 3, 2020.

Irene Choi, Cynic News Reporter

March 6, 2020

ESSEX JUNCTION—On a rainy Super Tuesday, thousands of people stood for hours in Essex Junction, Vermont, watching live results on the big screen as presidential primaries across the country were called. All were there for the same reason March 3: to catch a glimpse of Democratic presidential candidate...

Talking with Jillian Scannell on Town Meeting Day 2020

Talking with Jillian Scannell on Town Meeting Day 2020

Zoe Stern, Stephan Toljan, and David Cabrera

March 5, 2020

Cynic reporters speak with SGA President Jillian Scannell about her City Councilor campaign outside of the Ward 1 polling location on town meeting day.

Photo of the Week

Ward 1 winner Zoraya Hightower stands center with Ward 2 winner Max Tracy right. Hightower unseated Independent Sharon Bushor.

Mary McLellan, Staff Photographer

March 4, 2020

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A Closer Look – Ward 8

A Closer Look - Ward 8

Jacob Goodwin, Multimedia Reporter

February 28, 2020

What's up with the borders of Ward 8 in Burlington? Here's an interview with Cynic news reporter Lilly Page about her article on the subject.

Photo of the Week

Cheese and a knife rest on a cutting board during the UVM Cheese and Dairy fest, Feb. 19. The event was held in the Davis Center and sponsored by UVM Dining.

Elaina Sepede, Staff Photographer

February 26, 2020

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The Cynic Reports – Special Voting Edition

The Cynic Reports - Special Voting Edition

Alek Fleury, Managing Editor

February 25, 2020

A gerrymandered student ward and an encouragement to vote.

ProfTalk – OCEAN Project

ProfTalk - OCEAN Project

Morgan Mettler and Nick Fech

February 25, 2020

Nick and Morgan sit down with members of the OCEAN Project team, Laurent and Juniper, to discuss UVM's $1 million grant from Google, the coronavirus epidemic and some difficult “Would You Rather” questions.

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