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The University of Vermont's Independent Voice Since 1883

The Vermont Cynic

The University of Vermont's Independent Voice Since 1883

The Vermont Cynic

Mini opinions: what UVM should have done with the money they spent on the new logo

Mini opinions: what UVM should have done with the money they spent on the new logo

Opinion Staff April 1, 2024

By now, everyone’s heard about UVM’s new logo change.  Goodbye Old Mill tower, hello “V.” Might not seem like a big deal, but the University did shell out $145,650 big bucks for it.  While...

Mollys illustration for the overrated Halloween costumes column

Mini opinions: Halloween costumes the opinion section is tired of seeing

Opinion Staff October 30, 2023

As the opinion section looks forward to Halloween, there are some costumes we dread seeing every year. Whether it’s bland, last year’s trend or just plain overdone, we hope to get the word out and...

Mini opinions: The most underrated holiday

Mini opinions: The most underrated holiday

Opinion Staff, Staff Writers April 12, 2023

With hundreds of holidays going on around the world each year, some are bound to get overlooked. Luckily, the Cynic’s opinion staff are here to shed some light on a handful of these underrated holidays. Max...

Mini opinions: Biggest icks

Opinion Staff December 9, 2022

Secretly in love with one of our opinion writers? Well, we have some exciting news for you. The opinion writers compiled a list of their biggest icks—things that turn us off immediately. So now, after...

Mini opinions: The best classes at UVM

Opinion Staff, Staff Writers November 8, 2022

Looking for a class to add to your schedule next semester? Look no further—the Cynics of opinion have you covered. With course registration season upon us, the opinion writers wanted to share the...

Mini opinions: Favorite bathroom on campus

Mini opinions: Favorite bathroom on campus

Opinion Staff October 18, 2022

Editor's Note: An edit was made to correct a numerical error Nov. 6 at 5:45 p.m. Bathrooms. We all use ‘em. UVM’s campus is filled with them—and there’s nothing like sitting on the perfect potty....

Mini Opinions: Overrated UVM staples

Opinion Staff, Staff Writers September 7, 2022

Welcome back, Cats! In celebration of our return to campus, the opinion writers want to share their hot takes on what we consider to be overrated UVM staples. Join us as we dissect some Catamount...

Mini Opinions: The opinion staff’s favorite places on campus

Opinion Staff, Staff writers February 7, 2022

Emily Johnston: Howe Library skybridge study area The best place to hangout on campus is the study area next to the Howe Library skybridge. While studying, I like to play a game where I count the...

Mini Opinions: The scariest place on campus

Opinion Staff, Staff Writers October 26, 2021

  Spencer Hurlburt: Harris-Millis is an eerie building for the brave The Harris-Millis prison, or as UVM says, “dormitory,” is undoubtedly the spookiest place on campus.  Many think...

Mini Opinions: Our UVM Dining hall takes

Mini Opinions: Our UVM Dining hall takes

Opinion Staff, Staff writers August 31, 2021

Jude: The Unlimited Access plan is the way to go Up until Sept. 13 at 4:00 p.m. on-campus students have the opportunity to switch their meal plan, according to UVM Dinings Frequently Asked Questions page. They...

Favorite Couples: Tamaki x Haruhi

Favorite Couples: Tamaki x Haruhi

Gabby Felitto, Opinion Editor February 12, 2021

I should have known from the moment I heard the opening lyric “Kiss Kiss fall in love,” that my heart was going to flutter while watching “Ouran Highschool Host Club.” The two main characters,...

Favorite Couples: Tatsumaki x Genos

Favorite Couples: Tatsumaki x Genos

Jordan Spindel, Staff Writer February 11, 2021

Tatsumaki and Genos from “One Punch Man” would make a great couple because they have so much in common. Tatsumaki is a woman with powerful psychic abilities, while Genos is a young man who is also...

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