The Vermont Cynic

New leadership sparks change

New leadership sparks change

Staff Editorial August 28, 2019

Dressed in a black and yellow robe, standing at a podium in Patrick Gym, UVM President Suresh Garimella gave his first address as president in front of a crowd of first-year students. “I still remember...

A note to first years

Lily Spechler May 9, 2017

Welcome, Freshman, and hurry up, your time is nearly up. Literally. Blink twice and it’s gone so let’s get this straight. You only get one shot at being a college student. So you better make every...

A few words of wisdom to the incoming class of 2021

A few words of wisdom to the incoming class of 2021

Alexander Collingsworth April 28, 2017

Dear Incoming first-years, Nice job. You got accepted. You will soon discover that this school wants your money and not much else. You got fooled. At some point, somehow, describing you as...

On the amazing first-year experience

On the amazing first-year experience

September 2, 2015

Perhaps the most hectic and unpredictable time in life is the first week of college.Being tossed into a new academic environment and expected to succeed, have a social life and get enough sleep is the...

First-years reflect on their experiences

Jackie Flynn April 1, 2015

The school year will soon be coming to a close, and Kaylee Ellis and Jessica Wolfe are almost through their first year of college. Throughout their entire first year, Ellis and Wolfe have faced...

Ending the semester

Ending the semester

Jackie Flynn January 13, 2015

The first-years have done it. They have survived their first semester of college. With the last few weeks  of the fall semester taking a serious turn in terms of final exams and weather changes, Kaylee...

First-years talk holidays

Jackie Flynn November 11, 2014

RENA MEISLER The Vermont Cynic First-year students Jessica Wolfe (left) and Kaylee Ellis discuss classes and Thanksgiving plans in their Jeanne Mance Hall room Nov. 4. As we enter our third month of...

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