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 University of Vermont's Independent Voice Since 1883

The Vermont Cynic

2022-2023 Staff

Ella Ruehsen
Editor-in-Chief

Ella Ruehsen

​(She/her) Ella Ruehsen is a senior environmental studies major with minors in political science and reporting and documentary storytelling. Before becoming the editor-in-chief, Ella was the Cynic's news editor. Throughout her tim...

Eric Scharf
Managing Editor

Eric Scharf

(He/him) Eric Scharf is a senior political science major and French minor and serves as the managing editor at the Vermont Cynic. He started at the Cynic as a photographer in 2020, before joining the editorial board as photo...

Catie Segaloff
Copy Chief

Catie Segaloff

(She/they) Catie Segaloff is a senior English major and music minor. Before becoming the copy chief, Catie fulfilled the role of assistant copy chief and was a copy editor. She is from Harvard Massachussets, participates in...

Paige Fisher
Culture Editor

Paige Fisher

(She/her) Paige Fisher is a junior public communications and environmental studies student as well as the culture section editor for the Vermont Cynic. She got her start at the Cynic as staff writer for the news section, and...

Elizabeth Roote
Features Editor

Elizabeth Roote

(She/her) Elizabeth Roote is a senior majoring in medical laboratory science and minoring in chemistry. Before becoming the features editor, Elizabeth was assistant features editor and a staff writer for the section. In her ...

Izzy Pipa
Illustrations Editor

Izzy Pipa

(She/her) Isabelle Pipa is a senior art and sociology major with a concentration in drawing and painting. Along with being illustrations editor, she has served as a copy editor and collaborates with the other design section o...

Ellie Scott
Layout Editor

Ellie Scott

(She/her) Ellie is a senior public communication major from Manchester, CT. Before becoming the layout editor, Ellie was the assistant layout editor and a designer. During summer 2021, she served as the summer news editor for t...

Grace Visco
Opinion Editor

Grace Visco

(She/her) Grace is a junior double major studying Spanish and secondary education. She got her start at the Cynic as an opinion staff writer and later served as assistant opinion editor. In her free time, Grace enjoys dancing,...

Sophia Balunek
Photo Editor

Sophia Balunek

(She/her) Sophia Balunek is a sophomore majoring in geography with a minor in wildlife biology. She got her start at the Cynic as a staff photographer before becoming photo editor. She has previously worked as a horse show action...

Matthew Rosenberg
Sports Editor

Matthew Rosenberg

(He/him) Matthew Rosenberg is a sophomore psychological science major. Prior to attending UVM and becoming Cynic sports editor, he served as a soccer writer and editor for The Sports Shot and Women’s Sports Alliance. He is...

Activate Search
Staff Page