The Vermont Cynic

Holly Coughlan

Holly Coughlan

September 4, 2018

Holly Coughlan is a second-year Political Science and History Major who has been part of the Cynic sinc...

April 24, 2018

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The largest natural history collection in Vermont was located in Torrey Hall, but a near-disaster in August 2017 brought the collection to a new home. A fire was started by workers who were soldering copper roofing tiles around the attic August 2017, said Steven Locke, chief engineer at the Burlington Fire Department. ...

Case against UVM claims gender discrimination, hostile work environment

Case against UVM claims gender discrimination, hostile work environment

April 19, 2018

A former UVM employee’s gender discrimination case went to trial Monday four years after she filed the ...

Track and field prepares for outdoor season

Nickie Morris, Staff Writer

March 29, 2018

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The outdoor track and field team comes fresh off an indoor track season where the 4x400-meter men’s relay school record was shattered, beating both the outdoor and indoor time. “Everyone on that relay team from indoor is going to the [Mt. Sac Relays] in California, which is a great opportunity for us to break the record...

Headliner: Carti. Opener? Hardly.

March 28, 2018

Rapper Playboi Carti will headline SpringFest, according to UPB’s announcement at Battle of the Bands March 24...

Teaching empowers

Teaching empowers

March 27, 2018

Conversations around education often focus on the gender imbalance among students. What I don’t hea...

Local baristas create latte art

Local baristas create latte art

Julia Nugent

March 8, 2018

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Some people build monuments, other people build lattes. Although the intricate designs don’t last ...

Vermont Cartoonist Displays Work at Fleming Museum

March 7, 2018

Renowned artist, Vermont Cartoonist Laureate, and UVM James Marsh Professor-at-Large Alison Bechdel's...

Protest Day 3: Friday, Feb. 23

February 26, 2018

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Day 3

Protest Day 2: Thursday, Feb. 22

February 24, 2018

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5:06 PM The protesters blocking Main Street continue to block traffic as the sun sets. “We’re standing in the street, until Tom comes to meet.”     5:16 PM Burlington Police Chief Brandon Del Pozo surveys the scene as NoNames for Justice protesters block Main Street. “The police departme...

Bill may increase college costs

Emma Jarnagin, Staff Writer

February 4, 2018

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A rewrite of the Higher Education Act threatens to make college more expensive for working families. On Dec. 1, 2017, Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives unveiled H.R. 4508, a rewrite of the Higher Education Act. The new bill will favor people of higher incomes who are taking out loans to pay for school, according ...

Student-athletes score record GPA

Sabrina Hood, Staff Writer

January 26, 2018

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UVM student-athletes achieved the highest GPA on record in history of UVM athletics for the fall 2017 semester. They earned an average cumulative GPA of 3.28, according to UVM athletics. “It was nice to see the hard work that our student-athletes, coaches, the Student-Athlete Development and Academic Affairs Depart...

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