The Vermont Cynic

Greek Life Talks Recruitment Tips


Camilla Broccolo

September 23, 2015

As the Greek community plans events and socials for fall recruitment, there are some tips from the vice president of sorority recruitment and the Panhellenic president that you may want to keep in mind if you are planning on rushing. Be yourself Senior Audrey Williams, vice president of sorority r...

Professor Inspired by Traveling

Frank Zelko discusses his work in environmental activism and environmental history in his office Sept. 16. Originally from Australia, he began teaching in Vermont in 2007. TIANA CRISPIN/The Vermont Cynic

September 23, 2015

A UVM professor is using  travel as inspiration for his lectures.Frank Zelko, an environmental studies professor, said his move from Australia to Burlington benefited his work here at UVM and abroad.“One of the benefits of traveling around the world is unexpectedly learning new things and finding them really in...

UVM Gift of Life ambassador raises awareness about foundation

Senior Dan Batista speaks about his experience as the campus ambassador for The Gift of Life Foundation Sept. 14. Batista helps find blood donor matches. RYAN THORNTON/The Vermont Cynic

Jackie Flynn

September 23, 2015

One UVM senior is on a mission to give students the opportunity to save a life. Dan Batista recently became a campus ambassador for the Gift of Life Foundation. The nonprofit organization works to find blood donors for bone marrow transplants, according to their website. It’s not just the student participation that Batista wants to...

A response to VOX’s letter

February 10, 2015

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 ...

Problem with Cynic ads

January 27, 2015

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...

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 ‘85, Jennifer Fitch ’02 and Karin Emanuelson ’14 showed outstanding personal achievements in the engineering field.Carlson was named Vermont Engineer of the Year for 2014, while Fitch won the Young E...

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