The Vermont Cynic

“Bald Bill” Henshaw: Inside the Mind of a Body Artist

Caroline Shea

October 17, 2015

Filed under Features

My parents started placing bets on what my first tattoo would be after I left for college. I’m still leaving them hanging. Bill Henshaw, affectionately known as “Bald Bill” by his friends and coworkers, guesses he’s a little bit ahead of me. He’s been tattooed by over 100 tattoo artists and estimates he’s 80 percent...

Nectar’s 40th anniversary 

October 14, 2015

Filed under Arts, Reviews

When walking down Main Street, the Nectar’s retro sign is sure to stand out amongst the red and blue awnings of the venue’s neighbors. Nectar’s, founded in 1975, is celebrating its 40th birthday this year. “We wanted to make our 40th anniversary not just a celebration of Nectar’s, but of the Burlington music scene...

Noodle shop offers a diverse menu

Chris Leow

October 13, 2015

Filed under Columns, Life

Asiana Noodle Shop is a warm little restaurant nestled in a basement off of Church Street. Offerings include sushi, curries, various asian entrees and of course, noodles. This past week, my friends were in the mood for Asian food, so we decided to head down to Asiana for a quick dinner before the homecoming acapella concert.  Eating out during homecoming weekend is alw...

Virtue Field’s lights aid the growth of UVM athletics

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Andrew Shwartz

October 6, 2015

Filed under Sports

The wait is over for the UVM community and Vermont residents who have waited for the installation of Virtue Field’s stadium lights to beg...

Finding a safe ride home

Bryan O'Keefe

September 15, 2015

Filed under Campus, News

Finding a ride home from downtown Burlington late at night may become a little easier. Junior Tyler Davis, SGA vice president, is planning a program that would provide students and other Burlington residents with free transportation on weekend evenings. Expanding upon the late-night safety shuttle provided by UVM’s transportation...

Policing that which cannot be policed

Policing that which cannot be policed

September 14, 2015

Like the changing leaves, college kids coming back to town in fall, getting drunk, having parties an...

Silent Disco dances into Vermont

Emilee Conroe

September 14, 2015

Filed under Campus Life, Life

When Rhonda Bilodeau and Taraleigh Weathers sat down for breakfast several months ago, they hatched an idea to bring a festival to Burlington – a festival of the silent variety, that is. “I had this silent disco idea for a while and had tossed it around to a couple of people with little interest,” Bilodeau said. Bil...

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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