The Vermont Cynic

A Look At Proctorio

Jacob Goodwin, Multimedia Reporter April 14, 2021

A dive into the world of Proctorio, a proctoring software that's been the face of a few complaints internationally. We look into how it's used, what're the complaints, and what has been done to improve.

Just Love Something

Sam Jefferson, Multimedia Reporter February 14, 2021

In this podcast Sam Jefferson talks to numerous UVM students and professors about Valentine’s Day. Their conversations explore the holiday’s commercialization, potential exclusivity, and the good (and...

Passing the Mic to Vermont Women – A Vermont Female Firefighter’s Story

Tulley Hescock, Multimedia Reporter November 21, 2020

UVM Junior, Maxine Senft-Miller is one of a few female volunteer firefighters in Colchester, Vermont. Listen to her talk about her experience in a male dominated field and what it takes to be a firefighter.

Vermont Horror Stories

David Cabrera, Podcast Editor October 29, 2020

For Halloween, Podcast Editor Dave Cabrera looked into some mysterious events and urban legends in Vermont. Joseph Citro, the author of Passing Strange, True Tales of New England Hauntings and Horrors,...

Cynic Debate

Cyrus Oswald, Staff Reporter October 27, 2020

Cynic culture writer Cyrus Oswald hits campus to collect student opinion on the debate, news, and other current events.

The Man Who Killed Halloween

Gabby Felitto, Opinion Editor October 27, 2020

This week's episode is a Halloween special about the urban legend behind the fear of poison and razor blades inside candy. This is “The Man Who Killed Halloween,” Ronald O’Bryan.

The Cynic Reports – The Death of Student Media

Alek Fleury, Managing Editor October 16, 2020

The Cynic Reports is back for its first episode this year! In this episode we cover a letter written by the Editor in Chief, Sawyer Loftus, regarding the appointment of our new adviser and the hiring...

Passing the Mic to Vermont Women – Reproductive Rights in Vermont

Tulley Hescock, Multimedia Reporter October 16, 2020

Representative Jill Krowinski shares Vermont’s status on reproductive rights. She shares the current legislative bills Vermont is working towards to ensure accessibility to birth control to all...

The Dig – Escaping COVID-19 in Nicaragua

Jean Macbride, Multimedia Reporter April 12, 2020

Verena Nelson (UVM '13) was spending the winter in Nicaragua with her boyfriend, teaching English through the website VIPkid to pay living expenses. When the COVID-19 virus hit nearby Costa Rica, Nelson...

Passing the Mic to Vermont Women – Rebecca White

Tulley Hescock, Multimedia Reporter April 3, 2020

This is the first episode of “Passing the Mic to Vermont Women,” where Tulley sits down with women who are making changes to improve Vermont. State Rep. Rebecca White shares her unique story...

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

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.

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