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The Vermont Cynic

The University of Vermont's Independent Voice Since 1883

The Vermont Cynic

BookTok is ruining books

BookTok is ruining books

Katerina Jerine, Opinion columnist February 20, 2024

BookTok is a community on TikTok that, you guessed it, focuses on and discusses books.  The millions of videos under the BookTok tag include book reviews and recommendations on a wide variety of genres...

Mollys illi for the traditional reading column

Young people need to read more, but not eBooks

Scott Kent, Opinion Columnist October 20, 2023

Our generation is just not reading enough physical literature.  Around 55% of Gen Z reads every week, but 67% of them are reading on their phones, according to a Dec. 2022 Forbes article. A little...

Culture staff recommends: Best books to read over Thanksgiving break

Culture staff recommends: Best books to read over Thanksgiving break

Culture Staff November 16, 2022

The seasons are changing, the days are getting shorter and the holidays are nearly upon us. To combat the frosty weather and shortened sunlight hours, there’s nothing better than escaping into a good...

Best of Burlington

Best of Burlington

Culture Staff May 9, 2018

Moving to a new city can be overwhelming, and with Burlington there are so many unique places to explore. To get you started, the Culture staff rounded up ten of our favorite spots.   Best...

Culture Staff Recommends: Books

Culture Staff April 18, 2018

Summer is only a few weeks away and beach reads will soon be a necessity, so the Culture staff has five book recommendations for you. Check the Culture section weekly for our staff’s picks.   “Bluets” by...

Professor Sean Field lectures to his “Early Europe” history class, Feb. 2. Field, who co-wrote the book Visions of Sainthood in Medieval Rome: The Lives of Margherita Colonna by Giovanni Colonna and Stephania, was honored for his publication.

History faculty talk new publications

Jean MacBride, Staff Writer February 9, 2018

Students and faculty mingled around a long wooden table. Some flipped through the pages of freshly printed hardcover books Everyone showed excitement and anticipation. On Jan. 26, students and faculty...

Students & faculty delve into books over break

Students & faculty delve into books over break

Jean McBride, Staff Writer January 25, 2018

During winter break, members of the UVM community spent their time catching up on good books. While your course work is light, head to the library to check out some of these recommendations.  Although...

Readers and writers gather for local festival

Bridget Higdon, Assistant Arts Editor September 26, 2017

As an English major, I am always looking for ways to further indulge my love of reading and writing. I found such indulgence at the 13th annual Burlington Book Festival. This festival was held...

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