The Vermont Cynic

UVM welcomes new all-inclusive chapter

UVM welcomes new all-inclusive chapter

December 11, 2015

Junior Sheila Cruz said that on her first day of college, she only counted five people of color on ca...

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Your symptoms may be more than the ‘Winter Blues’

December 10, 2015

As the winter months quickly approach, some students are bracing for the onset of seasonal affective di...

Angsty teen upset by the medical community

Angsty teen upset by the medical community

December 9, 2015

The Friday night of Halloween weekend, I, like every other college student in America, set out looking for...

Facebook has created a tool that allows users to ignore their exes

Camilla Broccolo

December 8, 2015

Filed under Campus Life, Life

Seeing your old flame on social media can be one of the worst aspects of a breakup, or as this generation calls it, the end of a “committed” hookup, whatever you want to call it, as long as no one caves in and calls it a “relationship.” To solve this, Facebook has released a new feature that allows you to see less ...

On campus coffee for your exam cram

On campus coffee for your exam cram

December 8, 2015

Finals are coming and for most students that means late nights, flashcards and lots of coffee. To help wit...

UVM club creates change

Emilee Conroe

December 1, 2015

Filed under Campus Life, Life

UVM has 200 SGA-recognized clubs on campus, with over 80 percent of students involved in at least one of them, according to the University’s website. One of these is the Golden Key Society. The club engages in monthly meeting service activities throughout the year. These have included making bookmarks for The Vermo...

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Students get down and dirty on Redstone’s pines

December 1, 2015

Students met on the Redstone Green to begin phase one of the Redstone Pines Restoration Project Nov. 15....

Davis Center employee brings culture

Davis Center employee brings culture

November 19, 2015

Each day at 6 a.m., one Davis Center employee heads to Brennan’s to add books to the shelf and find...

Professor teaches for the laughter

November 18, 2015

Filed under Life, Professor Profiles

One UVM professor does not know how he chose his career.Todd McGowan has been a professor in the English department at UVM for 15 years. Though he mainly teaches classes in the film and television studies program now, he still teaches graduate English classes, he said.He said he tries to keep his classes fun, yet rigorous.“If t...

Writer shows bleak view of SeaWorld

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November 17, 2015

Filed under Campus Life, Life

“I am impressed,” Tim Zimmermann said. “This is the biggest audience I’ve seen for a ‘Blackfish’ ta...

Plan ahead: registering for a solid schedule

November 17, 2015

Filed under Campus Life, Life

As class registration nears, students may seek advice to calm their nerves about making crucial academic decisions. “I am doing fine, but I know a lot of my first-year friends are stressed out about making a class schedule and getting the classes they want,” junior Esther Hershkovits said.College of Arts and Sciences advise...

The experience of living in the dorms

November 5, 2015

Filed under Campus Life, Life

Undergraduates are required to live on campus for their first two years, but this requirement seems to have a mixed reaction from students.Both upperclassmen and underclassmen shared pros and cons regarding life in residence halls.“Living on campus is great because of how close I am to everything,” first-year Grace Cheroun...

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