The Vermont Cynic

Sleep deprivation and stress? Welcome to college

October 13, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Is it just me, or has everyone else had enough, too? I can’t get over the pity-party I just threw for myself a few minutes ago. It’s like I’m five again, balled up in fetal position crying for mommy, but mommy isn’t coming because this is college. As soon as I stepped foot o...

Tips and tricks for living with a roommate

Tips and tricks for living with a roommate

October 12, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Now that you’ve been living with your roommate for about a month or so, their habits and personal quirks are becoming noticeable – and unless you lucked out with Jesus, those habits don’t include baking you cookies and washing your sheets. [media-credit name="Genevieve Winn" align="alignnone"...

First-year declassified school survival guide

September 29, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Entering college as an introvert can be tricky, especially if you’re coming from out-of-state with no familiar faces around. Luckily, I’ve devised some handy tricks to make sure you get the best out of your investment. Hopefully you knew the first step started way before the first day of school at orient...

Giving first-years a choice in housing

Giving first-years a choice in housing

April 6, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Staff Editorial

Come August, first-year students arriving at UVM will arguably have a much different experience than what any of the current students reading this remember themselves having.We all remember the awkward and nerve-wracking experience of orientation, the first-year reading we skimmed while on the beach and ma...

UVM to offer new first-year program

UVM to offer new first-year program

April 6, 2016


Filed under Campus, News

The first-year experience will soon include programmed housing, tutoring services and college transition courses.Provost David Rosowsky announced in both a March 23 faculty email and a January memo sent to faculty that changes will be made in order “to create a positive, seamless academic andco-curr...

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