The Vermont Cynic

The debate surrounding the creemee

Emilee Conroe

September 10, 2015

Filed under Campus Life, Life

Junior Abigail Howlett said she had no idea what her friends were talking about when they invited her to get a creemee her first-year at UVM. A Massachusetts native, she said always called it soft serve. “Creemees are the bomb,” sophomore Mara Carini said. “The black raspberry twist is pretty stellar.” Soft serve...

Seniors grow gardens

Harper Simpson

April 28, 2015

Filed under Campus Life, Life

The Vermont Community Garden Network is a nonprofit dedicated to helping people start and grow their own gardens. The food grown in the gardens reaches neighborhoods, schools and food shelves, feeding thousands, said Jess Hyman, executive director of VCGN. VCGN offers “hands-on” garden education classes for families and a comm...

Sex offender released in Burlington

Sex offender released in Burlington

April 11, 2015

A convicted sex offender was released in Burlington Thursday, April 9. Richard Laws was convicted...

Beginner’s guide to downtown nightlife

Danielle Goglia

March 31, 2015

Filed under Campus Life, Life

Downtown Burlington’s night scene has places to go no matter how old you are. Voted the No. 1 best college town by “Travel and Leisure” in 2013, some may say nightlife is never dull, in Burlington. “I normally go out with my friends to fraternity parties or house parties," first- year Brianna Kinahan said. ...

Eat a Real Donut: Ren Wiener at Scout & Co

Eat a Real Donut: Ren Wiener at Scout & Co

March 29, 2015

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Michigan jeweler comes to Burlington

Michigan jeweler comes to Burlington

March 17, 2015

A new award-winning artist has arrived in Burlington.Denise Fletcher, owner of Deda Jewelry, creates ...

UVM talks ‘walk of shame’

UVM talks ‘walk of shame’

March 16, 2015

It’s 7 a.m, you’re in the clothes from the night before.You may be tired, nervous and embarrassed ...

Living in the Sheraton

Living in the Sheraton

February 17, 2015

As the Housing Master Plan gets underway, Upperclassmen will face limited options for on-campus housing next ...

Your town, your vote

February 3, 2015

Filed under Opinion, Staff Editorial

Over the next four weeks, the race for city council will be on.This is no ordinary city council election, though. The creation of a new, student-majority district gives us a unique chance to elect new representatives for the first time in university and city history.In many ways, a city councilor elected for and by students ...

UPDATE: Greene Street murder linked to “drugs and drug distribution”, police say

UPDATE: Greene Street murder linked to “drugs and drug distribution”, police say

January 20, 2015

The investigation continues in the case of the homicide that occurred on Greene Street Jan. 3. Form...

New ‘taxi-hailing’ app launched

New ‘taxi-hailing’ app launched

January 13, 2015

A new taxi-hailing app launched in Burlington Dec. 10, joining the recent taxi-hailing app, Uber.Mar...

No smoking on Church Street

December 9, 2014

Filed under Vermont

A smoking ban approved by the Burlington City Council on four blocks of Church Street.The Burlington City Council met Nov. 10 to vote on the ban, which was passed 11 to 3, according to City Council members. Bianka Legrand of Ward 7 was in favor of the ban.The smoking ban will help families with small children feel more welcom...

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