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The Vermont Cynic

The University of Vermont's Independent Voice Since 1883

The Vermont Cynic

The University of Vermont's Independent Voice Since 1883

The Vermont Cynic

Brush Brook Community Farms cows graze on local private property Sept. 17.

Local farmer returns community support with free soup and bread

Tulley Hescock, Features Editor September 24, 2021

Every Friday, Huntington residents gather at the Brush Brook Community Farm to enjoy free soup made with vegetables from their own land.  Farmer and baker Adam Wilson doesn’t own any of his own land....

Cancer survivor Steve Milizia, his wife and son pose in front of a mural that memorializes his experiences with Sail Beyond Cancer.

Nonprofit mural project fosters community

Elizabeth Roote, Assistant Features Editor September 14, 2021

There is now a tranquil scene of sailboats floating across the water on the underpass on the corner of Farrell and Swift Street in South Burlington.  The 12 by 50-foot mural, completed last month,...

Burlington’s undocumented deserve the right to vote

Burlington’s undocumented deserve the right to vote

Chris Harrell April 17, 2019

It’s a wonder why Burlington is not the first in the state to pass a non-citizen voting measure and why we aren’t actively pushing for it right now. Our city comes in first place in many different...

Identity runs deeper than skin and speech

Identity runs deeper than skin and speech

Gabby Felitto November 29, 2018

The Latinx community is one of the fastest-growing ethnic groups in America, according to a September 2017 Pew Research Center article. But they have issues concerning who is actually a part of their...

Campus organizations create safe spaces

Campus organizations create safe spaces

Staff Editorial January 24, 2018

This week, we got a tip from a student about racist posters posted around the Waterman green. We thought it was old news – two months old, in fact. The front page of the Nov. 14 issue of the Cynic read...

UVM and Burlington are one

UVM and Burlington are one

Staff Editorial February 15, 2017

Upon our acceptance of UVM’s offer to join their community as Catamounts, we became a part of another community as well: Vermont’s queen city, Burlington. The college experience is so much...

Team shows humanity in tragedy

Team shows humanity in tragedy

January 18, 2017

On the afternoon of Jan. 6, a shooter entered Fort Lauderdale International Airport, murdered five innocent people and injured six others. Thirty-six more people faced injuries as a result of...

iPhones are destroying human interaction

iPhones are destroying human interaction

September 28, 2016

Kids these days and their iPhones. They can’t even look up from them for one minute to speak with their father on the drive up to college. What are you doing? Facechatting? What are you tweetering...

The Best of Burlington is back in town

April 27, 2016

Skinny Pancake, Henderson’s, Nectar’s: the list goes on. UVM students, staff and faculty alike all have their favorites when it comes to places where they eat, drink and live.The Cynic is in the midst...

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