The Vermont Cynic

Bridget Higdon
Bridget Higdon is a senior English major from Sparta, New Jersey. Before becoming Editor-in-Chief, Bridget was a staff writer, the Assistant Arts Editor and the Culture Editor. She has interned with the Vermont Authors Project and has done freelance writing for Seven Days. She is an avid skier and a certified yoga instructor. When she is not working for the Cynic, you can find her drinking tea or doing the snow dance.

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Bridget Higdon, Editor-in-Chief

May 04, 2020
Light it blue (Story)
Apr 01, 2020
Cynic History: Reporting on the women’s suffrage movement at UVM (Story)
Dec 30, 2019
The year in Cynic photography: 2019 (Story)
Sep 20, 2019
Cynic History: a decade of UVM climate rallies (Story)
Apr 18, 2019
Olympian turns passion into purpose (Story)
Apr 03, 2019
Skiers shred for female health care and empowerment (Media)
Feb 26, 2019
UVM hosts local producers for Cheese and Dairy Fest (Story)
Jan 24, 2019
Local opportunities to enjoy a snowy Vermont day (Story)
Nov 06, 2018
Student film showcase to raise money for Parkinson’s disease (Story)
Oct 05, 2018
Dr. Dog and Frankie Cosmos to headline FallFest (Story)
Sep 05, 2018
“Burlington’s Backyard:” The Intervale offers fresh produce and strong community (Story)
May 02, 2018
New fashion magazine inspires activism (Story)
Feb 14, 2018
Showing gratitude to a legendary ski filmmaker (Story)
Dec 13, 2017
Female artists speak up and make an impact in 2017 (Story)
Dec 05, 2017
New rock musician emerges on the Burlington scene (Story)
Nov 29, 2017
Student-run literary magazine feels it deserves better (Story)
Nov 14, 2017
Web magazine publishes local artists’ work (Story)
Nov 08, 2017
Storytelling slam makes appearance in Burlington (Story)
Nov 01, 2017
Acclaimed cartoonist unfolds path to fame (Story)
Oct 17, 2017
FallFest brings students and music together (Story)
Oct 11, 2017
FallFest lineup revealed (Story)
Oct 04, 2017
Do Confederate monuments have artistic merit? (Story)
Sep 26, 2017
Readers and writers gather for local festival (Story)
Sep 19, 2017
Accomplished poet shares his story in guest lecture (Story)
Sep 08, 2017
Award-winning poet explores individuality at UVM (Story)
May 04, 2017
UVM grad displays his artwork downtown (Story)
May 03, 2017
Music, dancing and face painting return to UVM for annual SpringFest concert (Story)
Apr 20, 2017
Local festival features experimental music (Story)
Apr 19, 2017
Community comes together for chili contest (Story)
Mar 30, 2017
Student band to open at SpringFest (Story)
Mar 22, 2017
Poets celebrate International Women’s Day (Story)
Mar 01, 2017
Indie rock band is returning to Burlington (Story)
Feb 16, 2017
Coming-of-age novel examines cult lifestyle (Story)
Feb 08, 2017
Muslim girls use spoken word to tell story (Story)
Jan 25, 2017
Art community reacts to inauguration (Story)
Jan 21, 2017
Local Burlington author to release her debut novel (Story)
Dec 07, 2016
New J.K. Rowling film has same old magic (Story)
Nov 29, 2016
Student group hosts downtown poetry reading (Story)
Nov 17, 2016
Burly beer makers tell insider tips (Story)
Nov 01, 2016
Scares Continue after halloween has passed (Story)
Nov 01, 2016
Scares Continue after halloween has passed (Story)
Oct 12, 2016
Artists find room to learn on campus (Story)
Sep 29, 2016
Author returns to a painful past (Story)
Sep 21, 2016
Harry Potter fans find the magic once again (Story)
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