The Vermont Cynic

2018-2019 Staff

Greta Bjornson

Editor-in-Chief

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 Elfand

Managing Editor

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...

Sorrel Galantowicz

Operations Manager

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 G...

Bridget Higdon

Culture Editor

Bridget Higdon is a junior English major who joined the Cynic in September 2016. She was previously the Arts Editor before she launched the first Culture section in the spring of 2018. Bridget grew up in northern New Jersey, but ...

Holly Coughlan

Illustrations Editor

Holly Coughlan is a second-year Political Science and History Major who has been part of the Cynic since September 2017. After working for a semester as the assistant illustration editor, she became the Illustration Editor. She en...

Kyra Chevalier

Layout Editor

Kyra Chevalier is a sophomore Public Communication major and Applied Design minor hailing from Grafton, Massachusetts. She joined the Cynic in Fall 2017 with the goal of becoming a news writer but, following a series of coinciden...

Chloe Chaobal

Podcast Editor

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 Ant...

Kim Henry

Podcast Editor

Kim Henry is the co-founder and co-editor of Cynic Podcasting. While she used to be a host on The Cynic Ear, you can now catch her making cultural commentary on Prime Time Cats with Corey Dew. Kim is a senior studying English an...

Peter Hibbeler

Social Media Editor

Peter Hibbeler is a Junior studying Secondary Education with an English Concentration. This is his first semester as the Social Media Editor, and is incredibly excited for the year! Peter has loved reading newspapers his entire l...

Sabrina Hood

Sports Editor

Sabrina Hood is a senior French and business administration double major. She joined the Cynic in February 2016 as a photographer and a year later joined the copy section. Sabrina has been writing for sports since March 2017 and...

Ruby Bates

Video Editor

Ruby is the Video Editor for the Vermont Cynic. After changing her major four times, Ruby found herself in the film department and fell in love with making videos. She grew up just north of Burlington, and in her free time she enjoys...

Connor Allan

Web Editor

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

Caroline Slack

Features Editor

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. S...

George Seibold

News Editor

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 Univ...

Sawyer Loftus

Assistant Breaking News Editor

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 ...

Alek Fleury

Photo Editor

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 Thea...

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