The Vermont Cynic

SGA works to protect marginalized groups on campus

SGA works to protect marginalized groups on campus

Zoe Stern, Staff Writer

November 17, 2018


Filed under Campus, News, Uncategorized

SGA has passed two resolutions to show their support of transgender, nonbinary and intersex students, as well as Jewish students, in light of the national political climate. The first resolution, in support of the Queer Student Union and their funding requests, was sponsored by sophomore Carolynn Van Arsda...

Women’s hockey plays to fight cancer

Women’s hockey plays to fight cancer

Ashley Miller, Staff Writer

November 9, 2018


Filed under Sports, Uncategorized

The UVM women’s ice hockey team played a double header against the University of New Hampshire winning 1-0 Nov. 2 and tying 2-2 Nov. 3. Head coach Jim Plumer said that he anticipated UNH would show up looking for revenge Nov. 3. “Whenever you beat a team and play them again the next day, t...

Students organize to protest gender memo

Students organize to protest gender memo

Sawyer Loftus, Assistant Breaking News Editor

November 8, 2018


Filed under Campus, News, Uncategorized

Members of the UVM and Burlington transgender and non-binary communities gathered to send a clear message to President Donald Trump: “We will not be erased.” Nearly 250 students, faculty and community members organized Oct. 29 outside the third floor of the Davis Center to protest a memo obtain...

Women’s Fund event aims to close gender gap

Women’s Fund event aims to close gender gap

Lily Young, Staff Writer

November 7, 2018


Filed under Campus, News, Uncategorized

Prominent female activists spoke at a UVM event Oct. 30 in the Grand Maple Ballroom. The Vermont Women’s Fund, the group that held the event, is a nonprofit organization that gives grants to programs that support women and girls across the state. The goal of the night was to raise $35,000 that would...

UVM Parents Take to Facebook

UVM Parents Take to Facebook

Mike Hurley, Feature Writer

October 23, 2018


Filed under Features, Uncategorized

When students feel the urge to share their concerns about college life, they might log onto the student-run meme page Make UV Groovy Again. They might wonder, though, where their parents go when they have a burning question about UVM; who they talk to when they feel like sharing any number of UV Groo...

Work-study employment falters on campus

Work-study employment falters on campus

Lee Hughes, Assistant News Editor

October 12, 2018


Filed under Campus, News, Uncategorized

All across campus, the lack of work-study employees is being noticed. From 2013 to 2017 the number of students accepting their work-study awards had been decreasing, and only this year it has begun to increase, Student Employment Coordinator Mary McClements said. “I don’t really have the numbers s...

Sawyer Loftus

Sawyer Loftus

October 8, 2018


Filed under Staff Profiles, Uncategorized

Sawyer Loftus is the Assistant Breaking News Editor. He is a sophomore and is double majoring in History and Political Science. He is from Colchester, Vermont in his free time he loves to read, binge Netflix and snuggle with his dogs Daisy and Duncan. His favorite books are Brave New World by Aldous H...

Alek Fleury

Alek Fleury

September 4, 2018


Filed under Staff Profiles, Uncategorized

Alek Fleury is an English and Political Science double major from New Jersey (the greatest place on earth). He dedicates most of his life to being the Photo Editor for the Vermont Cynic. Alek is also a part of UPlayer’s Theatre and Improv troop and works at the library’s media desk. He has an unhealthy...

Caroline Slack

Caroline Slack

September 4, 2018


Filed under Staff Profiles, Uncategorized

Caroline Slack is a junior majoring in English with a concentration in writing. She currently edits the Features section, but began at the Cynic as a photographer in Spring 2017 and started writing Feature stories in Fall 2017. She loves working with the Feature section because of the broad range of t...

Chloe Chaobal

Chloe Chaobal

September 4, 2018


Filed under Staff Profiles, Uncategorized

Chloe Chaobal is the podcast editor of the Vermont Cynic. She joined the Cynic as a news writer in her first semester of UVM. She also created “Cat Chat”, a podcast series for the Cynic in her sophomore year. Chloe is an Anthropology major at UVM and a music and writing minor. She is from Anchorage, A...

George Seibold

George Seibold

September 4, 2018


Filed under Staff Profiles, Uncategorized

George is a senior majoring in English with a minor in consumer and advertising. He has been a copy editor since he started attending UVM in 2015. George enjoys being well-informed about the current events going on at the University, and loves having the opportunity to read the paper every week. He is...

Sorrel Galantowicz

Sorrel Galantowicz

September 4, 2018


Filed under Staff Profiles, Uncategorized

Sorrel Galantowicz is the Operations Manager for the Vermont Cynic. She manages the business side of the newspaper including advertising and our team of ad representatives. She is a sophomore at UVM and has a double major in Global Studies and Geography and a minor in public communications. Outside ...

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