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

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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.

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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.

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Elaina Sepede, Staff Photographer March 23, 2021

A car drives by the old UVM medical center March 3.

A tour of UVM after dark

Kyle Elms, Staff Photographer March 17, 2021

TTo me, there are two different types of nights on campus at UVM. There are the midweek nights when you rarely run into a stranger and you both, especially since COVID, try to keep your distance. Then...

Katz basks in the light of their stained-glass window March 3. Katz wears a T-shirt designed by a non-binary California artist.

Photo of the week

Allison Ouellette, Staff Photographer March 16, 2021

Cynic staff photographer Mary Mclellan poses for a self-portrait inside the dance studio of Mann Hall.

“Busy, productive, exhausting and frantic” a day in the life of a college undergrad

Mary McLellan, Staff Photographer March 12, 2021

Tuesday, late February. Life has changed in this past year, but the world still goes on. As well as, unfortunately, my 8:30 a.m. classes. This series documents a day in my life. I am taking 18 credit hours...

A student answers questions inside the Ward 8 polling station March 2.

Photo of the week

Allison Ouellette, Staff Photographer March 11, 2021

Three Ward 1 election inspectors review the ballot receipt before sealing it inside the tabulation bag March 2.

Town Meeting Day in Photos

Kate Vanni, Assistant Managing Editor March 4, 2021

In the weeks leading up to Town Meeting Day, the Cynic's photo staff worked hard to capture the election in their photos. On March 2 the entire staff was assigned to covering the polling locations for...

Students sit in Brennans Pub Feb. 24 listening to the poetry readings of Acción Poética.

Photo of the Week

Ivy Kirby, Staff Photographer March 3, 2021

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