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

2021-2022 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...

Elizabeth Roote
Features Editor

Elizabeth Roote

(She/they) 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 ...

Emily Johnston
Opinion Editor

Emily Johnston

(She/her) Emily is a senior environmental science major with a minor in geospatial technologies. In her free time she likes to draw, write, and press plants. Before becoming Opinion Editor Emily was the Assistant Opinion Editor...

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...

Emma Chute
Operations Manager

Emma Chute

(She/her) Emma Chute is the Operations Manager for the Vermont Cynic. She is a junior Business Administration major with concentrations in Accounting and Business Analytics and a theme of Sustainable Business. She is from Norwalk, ...

Dalton Doyle
Copy Chief

Dalton Doyle

(She/her) Dalton Doyle is a senior double majoring in Economics and Philosophy. Before holding the position of Copy Chief, she was assistant Copy Chief and was part of the copy team at the Cynic. Outside of the Cynic, Dalton...

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
Digital Media Editor

Ellie Scott

(She/her) Ellie is a senior public communication major from Manchester, CT. Ellie is also an accelerated Master of Public Administration student. This past summer, Ellie worked as a Graphic Design and Marketing Intern for Burlin...

Kate Vanni
Editor-in-Chief

Kate Vanni

(She/her) Kate Vanni is a senior Communications Design major with minors in Applied Design and Studio Art. Before becoming the Editor-in-Chief, Kate filled the role of Assistant Managing Editor, Layout Editor, Illustrations Ed...

Greta Rohrer
Managing Editor

Greta Rohrer

(She/her) Greta Rohrer is the Managing Editor for the Vermont Cynic. She is a senior Sociology major, concentrating in Crime and Criminal Justice and minoring in Mathematics and Psychology. She began her time at the Cynic as...

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