The Vermont Cynic

Exploring the importance of touch

October 7, 2015

Filed under Columns, Life

Stand-up comedian Chelsea Peretti has a sketch in which she tells the audience that she has found a new method for people who don’t like being “touchy” to handle “huggers” at parties. She suggests that when someone approaches you with wide-open arms, going in for the hug, grab their hands and start jumping up and dow...

Greek Life Talks Recruitment Tips

Greek Life Talks Recruitment Tips

September 22, 2015

As the Greek community plans events and socials for fall recruitment, there are some tips from the vice president of sorority recruitment...

Professor Inspired by Traveling

Professor Inspired by Traveling

September 22, 2015

A UVM professor is using  travel as inspiration for his lectures.Frank Zelko, an environmental studies...

UVM Gift of Life ambassador raises awareness about foundation

UVM Gift of Life ambassador raises awareness about foundation

September 22, 2015

One UVM senior is on a mission to give students the opportunity to save a life. Dan Batista recently...

A response to VOX’s letter

February 10, 2015

Filed under Opinion

Having read VOX’s letter to the editor, which was published in the Opinion section Jan. 28, it’s apparent that there are some people who do not understand the function of a newspaper, insofar as to how its editors and advertisement team may proffer opinion.I’m writing to offer an explanation, which will address the glaring ...

Problem with Cynic ads

January 27, 2015

Filed under Letter to the Editor

In this past week’s issue, Vox: Voices for Planned Parenthood at UVM was dismayed to see an insert from the pro-life group Vermont Right to Life. If the Cynic wishes to uphold credibility as a news source, they must exercise discretion and verify that their advertisements reflect reputable organizations and accurate information.T...

Women succeed in engineering

Women succeed in engineering

January 13, 2015

UVM alumni have won three of the most influential engineering awards in the state.Carolyn Carlson ‘8...

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