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The University of Vermont's Independent Voice Since 1883

The Vermont Cynic

The University of Vermont's Independent Voice Since 1883

The Vermont Cynic

Students gather to eat and work in the renovated Brennan’s Pub Feb. 22

What the Hell Happened to Brennan’s?

Ashna Hille, Culture Staff Writer March 7, 2024

It was quite the shock returning from winter break to see Brennan’s Pub completely stripped of the colorful chairs and tables, walls, student artwork and soft lighting.  The cozy, “UVM” embodying...

Officers junior Kelsey Rodowicz, senior Lauren Snow and senior Maddie Fishman of UVM FeelGood at their grilled cheese stand by the tunnel in the Davis Center September 1.

UVM FeelGood helps students fight world hunger from home

Delaney Roy, Assistant Features Editor September 8, 2022

A long-time UVM club is creating an on-campus opportunity for students to actively engage in the battle against world hunger by way of grilled cheese.  UVM FeelGood is a chapter of the national organization...

SGA meets for the first time this semester on Teams Feb. 2.

SGA challenges CAS cuts, takes control of Davis Center flagpole

Lilly Page, Cynic News Reporter February 5, 2021

Resolutions demanding the reversal of cuts to CAS and discussing a new Davis Center flagpole policy were at the top of the agenda in the first SGA meeting of the semester.  In this Tuesday’s meeting,...

Light it blue

Light it blue

Bridget Higdon, Editor-in-Chief May 4, 2020

UVM shrugged off its green and gold and dressed itself in blue this week as the Davis Center was lit to honor frontline health care workers indefinitely.  For over a week, the Davis Center has...

Daphne Wells ’06 replaced Pat Brown as the director of Student Life at the beginning of this year. As a graduate of UVM’s Higher Education Student Affairs Master’s degree program, Wells has over 13 years of experience in Student Life.

Student Life has new leadership

Jean MacBride, Staff Writer September 13, 2018

The office was bathed in sunlight. A house plant and tea pot sat on the window sill. This summer, Daphne Wells ‘06 took the office of Pat Brown as the new director of Student Life. She...

Mejia ends hunger strike over concern for students

Mejia ends hunger strike over concern for students

Brandon Arcari, Breaking News Assistant Editor February 23, 2018

John Mejia ended their hunger strike after seven days. Mejia announced this at a rally by NoNames for Justice on the fourth floor of the Davis Center Feb. 23. Mejia, who has been striking since Feb....

Its Okay to Be White posters linked to national effort

‘It’s Okay to Be White’ posters linked to national effort

Brandon Arcari, Assistant Breaking News Editor November 8, 2017

White pieces of printer paper featuring the phrase “It’s okay to be white” were posted around campus the morning of Nov. 7 by an unknown party. The posters, which were taped to police blue lights,...

A public threat: phantom flush

A public threat: phantom flush

Ariana Arden February 2, 2017

Over the years, many threats to our lives have been labeled public enemy number one: alcohol, drugs, inner-city crime, Hawaiian shirts — but today I’d like to talk to you about the new and...

Photography show exhibits community

Addie Beach April 6, 2016

There’s more to find in the Davis Center than just dining and study space: it might also change the way students view the community. Throughout April, the Davis Center will be hosting a juried photo...

Art missing from Davis Center

John Riedel, Staff Writer October 28, 2015

A painting was stolen from outside the men’s bathroom next to Brennan’s in the Davis Center Oct. 9 at 12:59 p.m, according to the police services crime log. The artwork belonged to UVM staff member...

Panel of food writers talk culture

Alexandra Shannon April 7, 2015

A panel of three award-winning food writers discussed the importance of food, the cultural value it holds, and how it is changing American society. The event called “Cooking, Writing and American Culture:...

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