The Vermont Cynic

Passion is the key to true success

Passion is the key to true success

Jackson Schilling

December 7, 2018

A common myth at college is that the only way to get a high-paying job is by majoring in a STEM field. In reality, students who dedicate themselves to their passion will be happier overall with their career than those pursuing STEM exclusively for a high-paying job. I know from my own studies that scienc...

Prime Time Cats – Booze v Bud

Prime Time Cats – Booze v Bud

Corey Dew and Kim Henry, Multimedia Reporters

September 5, 2018

The idea of college has been so tied to drinking and drugs for so long that Hollywood makes movies about it. But a recent study on alcohol gave us all a bit more information on the subject, and allowed scientists to ask-- which is worse for you; weed or alcohol? Corey and a special surprise guest talk...

Weakening Title IX could hurt University

Weakening Title IX could hurt University

Keely Lyons

October 12, 2017

U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos announced her plan to roll back the Obama-era Title IX guidance Sept. 22. Title IX is a statute which prohibits sex-based discrimination in federally funded educational institutions. The Supreme Court decided that Title IX protections extend to...

New ‘disorder’ is eating away at students

New ‘disorder’ is eating away at students

Camilla Broccolo

February 4, 2016

It’s Friday night at the dining hall; there’s a line at the pasta station where students are filling up for a long night. It’s no myth that eating a well-balanced meal before drinking can be a big factor in how the night and the next day turn out. However, according to the University of Texa...

UVM looking to ease the stress of applying to college

Jackie Flynn

October 28, 2015

For many students, the process of applying to college can be challenging. UVM is working to change that. UVM has joined the Coalition for Access, Affordability and Success, a group working to help make the college application process easier for all students. “UVM joined the coalition because ...

On the amazing first-year experience

On the amazing first-year experience

September 1, 2015

Perhaps the most hectic and unpredictable time in life is the first week of college.Being tossed into a new academic environment and expected to succeed, have a social life and get enough sleep is the “bermuda triangle” of the college experience.But that’s okay. You’re lucky that there’s a se...

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