The Vermont Cynic

COVID-19 Dispatch Part 1: As New York City hospitals fill up, medical masks run out

 Columbus Avenue in New York City is empty except for a dog walker, Mar. 26.

Gabby Felitto

March 31, 2020

As COVID-19 spreads, many medical professionals are overwhelmed. To make matters worse, a shortage of masks and other supplies is beginning to take hold, according to a March 19 New York Times article. While health care workers are struggling to get supplied with the masks they need to work, I hav...

Brooklyn band returns to Vermont

Brooklyn band returns to Vermont

January 20, 2015

UVM students know all about getting funked up and the ones that attended this show got their fix.Hailing from Brooklyn, New York, the jazz and funk band New York Funk Exchange played at The Matterhorn in Stowe, Vermont, Jan. 17.Serena Fortier, vocalist for NYFE, began playing with Jamey Zebrack on key...

Mayor and police standoff

Kate Lipman

January 13, 2015

More than 25,000 police gathered for the funeral of Officer Rafael Ramos in New York City on Dec. 27. While the sheer number of officers that attended the funeral was newsworthy, the funeral made headlines for a moment that came during the speech made by New York City’s mayor, Bill de Blasio. When...

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