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A school year in photos

A school year in photos

Cynic photo staff May 22, 2021

In a school year of Black Lives Matter protests, sickness, financial hardship, the presidential election and survivors of sexual assault coming forward, Cynic journalists worked to provide truthful and...

Junior Charlie Piper holds up two of his drawings May 9.

Student artists explain what drives their creative process

Ivy Kirby, Staff photographer May 17, 2021

Cynic staff photographer Ivy Kirby contacted student artists and asked them to explain what their art means to them. These are their responses: Sophomore Casey Ghio (Instagram: @casey.lg_):...

Thousands of student protestors filled the steps of Waterman building and flooded out past South Prospect Street and onto the Waterman Green May 3.

Photo of the week

Mary McLellan, Staff Photographer May 7, 2021

A new perspective of some of UVM's oldest displays

A new perspective of some of UVM’s oldest displays

Mac Mansfield-Parisi, Staff Photographer May 5, 2021

The back of a display case is a perspective relatively few people have the chance to see. To be able to see an exhibit in the same way the person who created it does feel magical. It can reveal parts...

A student hangs upside down in a tree while another throws a football and their peers smoke joints behind them April 20

Photo of the week

Tyler Nachilly, Staff Photographer April 29, 2021

The family of a prospective student walks through Andrew Harris Commons without observing proper masking protocols April 10.

Photo of the week

Mary McLellan, Staff Photographer April 18, 2021

Freshman Elene Karlberg, known as UVM Condom Kid, poses surrounded by over 100 Trojan condoms March 31.

Photo of the week

Mary McLellan, Staff Photographer April 6, 2021

Hennessey removed her sock to show her rainbow “this is temporary'' tattoo March 16. This tattoo is her own handwriting. All of her tattoos are her original designs and sketches.

Students and their ink: the stories behind student tattoos

Kate Vanni, Assistant Managing Editor April 6, 2021

The beauty of a tattoo is that it can simply be anything. Whether or not a tattoo has a meaning, they are markers we put on our bodies and carry with us forever.  I’m reminded of a past Cynic...

Students wait to be picked up after their last class of the day gets out March 16.

Burlington High School students thrive in a new home — an old Macy’s

Kate Vanni, Assistant Managing Editor April 1, 2021

The escalators inside the once-abandoned Macys are up and running again, but instead of transporting shoppers, they are helping students get to their classes on time. In August of 2020, Burlington High...

A man works at Poor Farm Sugar Works, Colchester, VT March 27. The smell of maple was in the air even when they had not started boiling yet.

Photo of the week

Eric Scharf, Staff Photographer March 30, 2021

 Members of Vermonters Against Unconstitutional Lockdowns and Tyranny, also known as VAULT, gather on Church street for an anti-mask flash mob that began at 5:30 p.m. March 20. The flashmob met at 1 Church street and proceeded to walk down towards City Hall.

Anti-mask Vermonters walk down Church street as part of an organized ‘flash mob’

Staff Report March 23, 2021

Roughly 30 anti-mask protestors gathered on Church street March 20 to protest the state’s guidelines regarding masking. The group paraded up and down Church street as pedestrians backed up to the walls...

Wanda Heading-Grant, vice president for diversity, equity and inclusion, sits in her office in the Waterman building holding up a story written about her by Seven Days. Grant says she is extremely proud of this story.

Photo of the week

Elaina Sepede, Staff Photographer March 23, 2021

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