The Vermont Cynic

Zen and the art of ignoring the irrelevant

Zen and the art of ignoring the irrelevant

Henry Mitchell September 13, 2018

On the last day of August, I was walking back from class, making pleasant conversation with a friend, when I heard him gasp. “Oh no,” he said. “What?” I asked. “Preacher,” was his only answer. Sure...

New director of student life selected

New director of student life selected

Sawyer Loftus, Senior Staff Writer July 10, 2018

A new director of student life has been selected following the departure of former director Pat Brown. Daphne R. Wells will be replacing Brown, who retired this June after 39 years of service to UVM....

Desensitized  to shootings

Desensitized to shootings

Ariana Arden March 3, 2018

Wednesday, Feb. 14 constituted one of the top 10 deadliest shootings in American history, according to a Feb. 19 CNN article. A former student opened fire on Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in...

Lewd and Lascivious conduct arrest in library

Brandon Arcari, Breaking News Assistant Editor October 26, 2017

UVM Police arrested Bryce Whitney around 6:30p.m. on Oct. 25, following allegations he exposed himself to students on the second floor of Bailey/Howe. Whitney, who has no connection to UVM, was arrested...

Equal treatment for organizations

Equal treatment for organizations

Staff Editorial April 26, 2017

First, let’s be clear: the action of the individual who stole the Black Lives Matter flag was hateful and racist. In our editorial last week, we were not nearly clear enough about this. In...

The future of print news in a multimedia-crazed world

September 15, 2016

Those of you who are reading this article are participating in the dying art of journalism.Journalism has been considered sacred since the war for independence, but recent trends have shown this revered...

Courtesy of Marylyn Rogel

Bathroom laws ignite activism

May 7, 2016

On April 22, students gathered outside the Bailey/Howe Library, armed with megaphones and signs declaring “peeing is a right, not a privilege” and “#peeinpeace.”The issue of gender identity has...

UPDATE: Greene Street murder linked to

UPDATE: Greene Street murder linked to “drugs and drug distribution”, police say

Hannah Kearns January 20, 2015

The investigation continues in the case of the homicide that occurred on Greene Street Jan. 3. Former UVM student Kevin DeOliveira was found dead in his home. The death has been ruled a homicide, according...

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