The Vermont Cynic

Cynic opinion on: Thanksgiving Food


December 6, 2019

Not ready to go back to the dining hall? Relive Turkey Day with food for thought on typical and not-so-typical Thanksgiving dishes. Emily Johnston: The thought of pumpkin pie immediately brings me back to my youth and spending the day before Thanksgiving watching my mom carefully pour the delicious mixture into a pan. Now as an adult,...

Burlington hidden gems

Records for purchase sit on display in Pure Pop Records. Pure Pop sells both used and new records and cassette tapes, as well as t-shirts and other merchandise.

Anna Kolosky and Alek Fleury

August 28, 2019

Burlington is home to so many great destinations that sometimes great places get lost in the mix. As incoming first-years who don’t know Burlington very well, you will soon learn you are going to find your niche places as time goes on.  However, as you start out in this awkward piece of time it can be diffi...

Juul, but use common sense

Juul, but use common sense

Staff Editorial

December 5, 2018

Growing up, we were all told not to smoke. It would make us wheeze, turn our lungs black, give us cancer. Cigarettes were a relic of the past. Now, few of us can be caught flicking a lighter during a smoke break. We’re puffing away discreetly: Juuling. Look around on campus and you’ll see it — in the l...

Prime Time Cats – Cat Wrap

Prime Time Cats - Cat Wrap

Corey Dew and Kim Henry

December 4, 2018

They got burrito wraps, falafel wraps, but prime time cats makes the best cat wraps. Join Corey and Kim for this weeks episode as we make a cat wrap, wrapping up the semester with the Fall's biggest events in the culture, campus, and ca-news? Followed by an announcement by Kim. ...

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 group. Being considered “not Latinx enough” can come from factors like religion and food preferen...

Culture staff recommends

Culture Staff

September 12, 2018

TV Show "Sharp Objects" Recommended by Sarah Robinson Based on a novel by Gillian Flynn, “Sharp Objects” follows Camille Preaker (Amy Adams), a journalist in Saint Louis. When a girl is found viciously murdered, Camille goes back to her hometown looking for the scoop but is reunited with o...

Best of UVM

Best of UVM

Culture Staff

May 10, 2018

The Culture staff curated a list of places we wish we knew about during our first few weeks at UVM. Once you’re unpacked and settled in, take time to wander campus and check them all out.   Best Dining Hall: Redstone - Located in Simpson Hall, Redstone Unlimited Dining offers several differ...

Best of Burlington

Best of Burlington

Culture Staff

May 9, 2018

Moving to a new city can be overwhelming, and with Burlington there are so many unique places to explore. To get you started, the Culture staff rounded up ten of our favorite spots.   Best Music Venue: Radio Bean - This self-described “bohemian utopia” features live music from bot...

24 hours in Burlington

Lily Merriam, Staff Writer

May 8, 2018

Welcome to Burlington! You won’t be disappointed with your choice of college location. Vermont’s queen city was selected as the No. 1 college town in America by Travel + Leisure Magazine in 2013. Burlington hosts innovative restaurants, excellent shopping on Church Street, and a thriving music an...

L/L community puts on annual festival

The band J Bengoy plays in the Amphitheater at the Furious Festival, a day long event that showcased student artwork and raised money for the South End Business and Arts Association April 21.

Izzy Seidman, Senior Staff Writer

May 3, 2018

On one of the first true days of spring, a residential community brought student artists into the light for the annual Furious Festival. “We’re not used to playing in the light,” said junior Caroline Franks, guitarist for Father Figuer, one of the bands that performed during the festival...

Culture staff recommends: TV shows

Culture staff recommends: TV shows

Culture Staff

May 2, 2018

In the final weeks of the semester, you may need to take a mental health break from studying. The Culture section recommends five TV shows you can stream online right now.   “The Great British Baking Show” Keely Lyons’ pick Pastels, pastries and whimsy are the centerpieces of this drama...

New fashion magazine inspires activism

(L-R) Junior Laura Ziemer, senior Oliver Tannheiser, sophomore Dima Dahdah, junior LeAnn Gove and exchange student Yanick Vedder were were models in the UVM Program Board and CARI Magazine’s Sustainable Fashion Show.

Bridget Higdon, Culture Editor

May 2, 2018

The Mt. Mansfield Room became part craft fair, part thrift store in honor of Earth Week. UVM Program Board and CARI magazine hosted a sustainable fashion show at 7 p.m. April 24 in the Davis Center. The fashion magazine was started by junior Naydeline Mejia and sophomore Amelia Dodds in Ja...

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