The Vermont Cynic

Expecting the unexpected: A glimpse into the class of 2023’s first few weeks

Expecting the unexpected: A glimpse into the class of 2023’s first few weeks

Lilly Page, Feature Writer

September 17, 2019

Her heart was pounding as she carried boxes into what would be her new home for the next nine months. First-year Abbie Doiron thought that finally, the moment she had been waiting for all summer had come. Sitting in her dorm room in Central Campus Residence Hall now, Doiron realized college life as a fi...

Student clubs help bridge culture gap among years

Student clubs help bridge culture gap among years

Katie Brobst, Assistant Life Editor

September 27, 2017

College is about connections, and while it’s easy to meet people in your year, there seems to be a growing social distance between students of different ages. “I don’t know any first-years,” senior Zach White said. “I don’t avoid them, I’m just not in any classes with them.” Ac...

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 “fresh” was somehow offensive. I get the “men” part. Maybe let’s call you “freshfolks,...

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