The Vermont Cynic

2015-2016 Staff

John Riedel

John Riedel has been a staff writer for the Cynic since August 2014 and was News Editor from November 2015 to January 2017. He has covered environmental issues on campus and abroad, as well as local crime and University administration. John...

Erika B. Lewy

Erika B. Lewy has been the Cynic editor-in-chief since spring 2017 and a staff writer since fall 2016. She has covered campus and national protests, local breaking news and Burlington community events. Before transferring to ...

Dean Wertz

Off the bat, Dean Wertz enjoys a hot cup of coffee, no matter the outside temperature. He likes what he calls, “concrete jungle hikes” which essentially means walking aimlessly around a city. His favorite book is Franny and...

Greta Bjornson

Greta is a senior majoring in English with a concentration in writing and a minor in art. She joined the Cynic as a first-year after transferring to UVM and started writing for the Life and Arts sections before becoming a sec...

Ben Elfland

Ben Elfland is the managing editor at the Vermont Cynic. He is a senior studying public communication with a minor in writing. His introduction to journalism was as a writer for the arts section, where he eventually spent a yea...

Eribert Volaj

Eribert Volaj is a senior in the Grossman Business School at the University of Vermont. He is currently studying Marketing and Global Business with a minor in English. Eribert started writing for the Vermont Cynic in the spring...

Connor Allan

Connor Allan was the former web editor for the Vermont Cynic in the winter of 2016 and a member of the Cynic, since spring of 2016. He is currently a senior at the University of Vermont studying computer science while minoring...

Bryan O'Keefe

Bryan is the managing editor of the Vermont Cynic and has been involved since Jan. 2015. Prior to his position as managing editor, he was a news writer and the assistant news editor from 2015-2016.

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