The Vermont Cynic

Unpopular Opinion: Outdoor cats should go back inside and stay there

Unpopular Opinion: Outdoor cats should go back inside and stay there

Jordan Spindel, Staff Writer

October 9, 2020

Many may agree that one should treat cats almost as equally as humans, giving them the same opportunities of food, enrichment and comfort. But one aspect that may need to be limited or eliminated altogether is time outdoors. Domestication changed a lot of traits in cats, but one that hasn’t changed is thei...

Basketball makes conference history

Men's basketball players gather together

Zach Falls, Senior Staff Writer

March 1, 2017

Men’s basketball historic regular season came to a conclusion on Saturday, with a 66-51 win over Stony Brook University on Senior Night. That was Vermont’s 18th consecutive win, the longest winning streak in the country. The win also secured UVM’s undefeated status, becoming only the third te...

Men’s hockey swept by North Dakota

October 25, 2015

The early season gauntlet continues for UVM men’s hockey as they welcomed No. 1 North Dakota for a two game series at Gutterson Fieldhouse.The Cats entered the series with a record of 1-2-0 after facing what was then the nation’s third ranked team in Nebraska-Omaha the previous weekend.It was clea...

The process behind using UVM’s trademark symbol

October 8, 2015

The “V-cat” logo has been on the club football team’s helmets since before head coach Jeff Porter began coaching in 2011. In order to be allowed to use the logo on their helmets, the team had to go through an approval process when they were founded in 2007, just like any other University club or organ...

Men’s hockey loses their exhibition game

The men’s hockey team lines up before their Oct. 4. exhibition game against Acadia University. DAYNA WYCKOFF/The Vermont Cynic

October 6, 2015

Since falling to the U.S. U-18 team  Oct. 4, 2011, the men’s hockey team had not lost an exhibition game. Four years to the day, that changed.Men’s hockey was downed by Acadia University 2-1 in a game that combined chippy play and the penalty box being occupied for most of the game.“Undisciplined is th...

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