The Vermont Cynic

Students personalize dorm rooms to feel like home

Students personalize dorm rooms to feel like home

Stephanie Hodel, Cynic Correspondent

September 23, 2017

Upon arrival at UVM, students are housed in some form of a 12-by-15 foot box. The difference between concrete and plaster walls is not what makes those boxes feel special – it’s the decor. Through decorating, students can express themselves and bring out their unique styles in one of their most freq...

An inside look into what an RA’s job entails

Izzy Siedman

October 14, 2016

Every new student steps on campus and immediately wishes for a step-by- step guide to the unusual world they’ve entered. Who better to give the straight answer than your Resident Adviser. The real question lies in discovering how these individuals happen upon their knowledge, how they handl...

Why does cleanliness matter?

Why does cleanliness matter?

October 12, 2016

Cleanliness in an apartment and dorm is so hard to maintain with such busy schedules — rising early for 8:30 a.m. classes, late night study sessions and parties. But I am going to walk you through your home to give you the 411 on how often you must clean the essentials to stay healthy. The kit...

The importance of self-care in college: Dorm Spa Edition

Isabella Alessandrini

October 12, 2016

If you’re anything like me, you probably have about a thousand things racing around your mind at the same time. Either exams are coming up, or an essay is due in the next few hours, or an academic adviser is putting the pressure on to answer existential questions about the future — big, scary lif...

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