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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 lead singer and guitarist of Cows on the Moon play while fans excitedly record their set.

Through the lens: Burlington bands

Julia Gray and Alessia Noble September 26, 2023

Many UVM students are passionate about their music: whether it’s Higher Ground or a house show, we get out to see our favorite bands. We share this love, especially for DIY shows and local musicians....

A vanilla chantilly cake filled with a mixed berry compote, frosted with whipped cream, and decorated with fresh berries and greenery.

Summertime Sweets

Annalisa Madonia, Co Photo Editor September 22, 2023

Summer: a time of relaxation and not having to justify laying on your couch the entire day aimlessly scrolling on your phone. Though sometimes the repetitiveness may start to feel like groundhog day, it...

A senior of ours, Tyler Nachilly, took this photo for our recent feature on CATS bus drivers.

A letter of appreciation to Cynic photographers

Sophia Balunek, Photo Editor May 4, 2023

From fit checks to important meetings, the Cynic’s photo section has it covered. Our photographers are always there to support our written words with images that can speak to another aspect of the...

Through the lens: Students stand in solidarity against gun violence

Through the lens: Students stand in solidarity against gun violence

Emily Kobus, Photo Editor April 18, 2023

The UVM chapter of national organization Students Demand Action held a divestment rally April 12, calling for the University to divest their money away from the gun industry. More than 30 students attended...

A close-up of the Broadway street sign.

Next stop: Spring break in New York City

Olivia Miller, Staff Photographer March 30, 2023

Home to the beloved Pizza Rat, New York City is a magical place with endless possibilities of things to do and people to see. Whether you’re seeing a show on Broadway or just going for a stroll, there...

A chocolate cake that I made for my best friend Emma’s birthday.

Need a break? Bake a cake: Photo essay by Annalisa Madonia

Annalisa Madonia, Staff Photographer February 10, 2023

Baking is one of the purest forms of art, combining a human’s love for food and family. It connects people as generations pass down recipes like they’re memories. As someone who grew up in a home filled...

A street in Oslo flanked by a Christmas market (left) and a governmental parliament building (right).

Traveling: A winter-break family tradition

Jamie Kaplan, Staff Photographer January 27, 2023

It all started when the plane landed in Oslo, Norway. As my family and I stepped foot into the cold Scandinavian air, our eleven day journey had officially begun. I had my camera with me every second...

CommunityFest through the lens

CommunityFest through the lens

Sophia Balunek, Mary McLellan, and Ava Roos October 7, 2022

CommunityFest, held on Athletic campus Oct. 1, created an opportunity for UVM students and Burlington activist groups to come together. The annual event began in 2021 and is organized by the UVM Union...

SpringFest opener Annie Dirusso kicks beach balls back into the crowd.

Through the lens: the return of SpringFest

Sophia Balunek, Photo Editor April 27, 2022

UVM Program Board's annual SpringFest made its highly anticipated return April 23, following two years without the traditional spring concert as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. The return of SpringFest...

Juniors Adalia Williams, Max Kriff and Cam Tagatac are the student producers of “What’s Up Church Street.”

Photo of the week

Mac Mansfield-Parisi, Staff Photographer October 13, 2021

The crosswalk at the intersection of Main Street by University Heights as photographed at 12 am on Monday, Sept. 26.

Midnight at UVM: five photos, five nights

Eric Scharf, Staff Photographer October 8, 2021

If you look up “UVM'' on Google, you’ll come across photos of the campus on a bright sunny day. The shots may include scenes of students walking to classes or a soccer game taking place at Virtue Field. The...

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Photo of the week

Andrew Burget, Staff Photographer October 1, 2021

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