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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

UVM’s Reputation as #1 Weed School

Kira Schaefer and Nicole Hardy April 25, 2022

Stay up to date with the Cynic Roundup, giving you coverage on the stories you might have missed in news last week. In this edition, we take a deeper dive into UVM's reputation as the Princeton Review's...

UHeights Dorm Floods

Kira Schaefer and Nicole Hardy April 11, 2022

Stay up to date with the Cynic Roundup, giving you coverage on the news stories you might have missed last week.

Cynic Roundup: First unmodified graduation since 2019

Kira Schaefer and Nicole Hardy April 4, 2022

Stay up to date with the Cynic Roundup, giving you coverage on the news stories you might have missed last week.

Why you dont see Cynics on our stands

Why you don’t see Cynics on our stands

Staff Editorial February 9, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected the way the Cynic operates in many ways. We’ve had to shift to a mostly remote reporting model, with editors interacting with writers over Zoom, Teams, phone calls,...

Im simply stating the facts: Media adviser threatens to fire Cynic Editor-in-Chief

‘I’m simply stating the facts’: Media adviser threatens to fire Cynic Editor-in-Chief

Ella Ruehsen, Cynic News Reporter October 21, 2020

Cynic Editor-in-Chief Sawyer Loftus was interviewed as a source for this article. He had zero involvement in the editing process and has not read the article prior to publication. The newly appointed...

Support your fellow UVM student leaders

Support your fellow UVM student leaders

Staff Editorial October 4, 2017

The past two weeks on campus have been filled with protests, marches, rallies and emails about diversity and inclusion at UVM. Student leaders of various diversity organizations on campus delivered...

New therapy dogs to soothe UVM students

September 29, 2016

With many students’ first exams coming up, some are “going to the dogs” to reduce stress. Upperclassmen will remember Tucker, LivingWell’s resident therapy Golden Retriever, who hosted “office...

Courtesy of Marylyn Rogel

Bathroom laws ignite activism

May 7, 2016

On April 22, students gathered outside the Bailey/Howe Library, armed with megaphones and signs declaring “peeing is a right, not a privilege” and “#peeinpeace.”The issue of gender identity has...

Women are inspired by the bralette

March 3, 2016

I remember my first bra. My mother came home from work and said she had a surprise for me. I started to feel butterflies in my stomach. I knew what it was. She had finally caved and bought me the new Pixter...

The myth, the legend, the hymen

February 17, 2016

The hymen is probably the most misunderstood part of the female body. You may have had your first experience with your hymen when you were 12 and wanted to try tampons. You might have mentioned this venture...

Periods just entered the twenty-first century

Periods just entered the twenty-first century

January 26, 2016

In the fifth grade, I was handed a parcel wrapped in purple floral cellophane. Its contents?  A mini deodorant, panty-liners, two maxi pads and two tampons. I was officially a woman. With a pad as my...

(Left to right) Fraternity members sophomore Sha’Kylah Morris, junior Sheila Cruz and graduate Lynn Wales perform an initiation ritual in front of the Bailey/Howe Library Nov. 19. photo courtesy of Theta Sigma Delta at UVM

UVM welcomes new all-inclusive chapter

December 11, 2015

Junior Sheila Cruz said that on her first day of college, she only counted five people of color on campus.“I didn’t want to just be another statistic, the token half-Latina, half-African American girl,”...

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