The Vermont Cynic

Graveyard Shift: A Night at WRUV

Graveyard Shift: A Night at WRUV

March 16, 2016

Because of the WRUV graveyard shifts, the Davis Center is the UVM facility that never sleeps. The gr...

Ben & Jerry’s widens milk horizons

Ben & Jerry’s widens milk horizons

Chris Leow

March 2, 2016

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Vermont’s ice cream icons, Ben and Jerry, want everyone to be able to enjoy their delicious ice cr...

Hypocrisy among youth vote

Hypocrisy among youth vote

March 1, 2016

College students love to root for candidates, plaster bumper stickers on their laptops and bash whichever...

Author gives perspective about women, sex in Bible

Bex Adams

February 17, 2016

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An activist visited a local bookstore Feb. 11 to offer a new perspective on women and sex in the Bible.  Phoenix Books presented author Matthew O’Neil to discuss his book “What the Bible Really Does (and Doesn’t) Say about Sex: The How, When, Why, and With Whom of Scriptural Prohibitions and Permissions.” He to...

Staying on a budget at City Market

Staying on a budget at City Market

February 11, 2016

The closest supermarket to campus is City Market. It carries all the essentials and also provides a ...

Cricket Blue Haunts with Ethereal Folk

Cricket Blue Haunts with Ethereal Folk

February 6, 2016

    Cricket Blue makes exactly the kind of music you would expect when you hear their name.     The...

New ‘disorder’ is eating away at students

New ‘disorder’ is eating away at students

February 4, 2016

It’s Friday night at the dining hall; there’s a line at the pasta station where students are fill...

Club urges removal of SAFE act

February 3, 2016

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UVM students have asked the administration to “denounce” a federal act, according to a December letter sent to President Tom Sullivan. College Undergraduates Not Tolerating Sexism, UVM’s feminist club known by the acronym C.U.N.T.S, asked the University to join the club in condemning a federal bill called the SAFE Act...

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‘Star Wars’ breeds sexism

February 2, 2016

Is Princess Leia too old for her buns?So much progress has been made in “Star Wars: The Force Awakens.” Dai...

Students reflect on the little things this semester

Jackie Flynn

February 2, 2016

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Spring semester at UVM means we must say goodbye to fall and adjust to new routines – namely the freezing weather that engulfs Vermont every year. With winter now in full swing, the Cynic asked students, “What are the little things that help get you through the winter?” Junior Michaela Hooper said staying warm is ...

C.U.N.T.S: Why do we need feminism?

January 27, 2016

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According to UVM’s feminist club, CUNTs, its name has been a source of controversy.Stevie Hunter, a sophomore and co-leader of College Undergraduates Not Tolerating Sexism, shortened to CUNTS, said a man who approached them at an October tabling event was offended by the name. She said the man was aggressive toward the club ...

VOX plans to raise public acceptance

VOX plans to raise public acceptance

January 27, 2016

Sexual health and reproductive rights are frequently debated in government, with party lines drawing a mass...

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