The Vermont Cynic

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 step-by-step guide on renting a house off-campus

Camilla Broccolo

October 13, 2016

October has finally rolled around and sophomore and junior students are signing leases for homes for next year. Weird? This is just the UVM way.   Starting in late September, sophomores and juniors begin to house-hunt all over Burlington for their new abode for the upcoming year. This could b...

The ‘Real World’ of living life off-campus

Jackie Flynn

October 13, 2016

Alexa Baker, junior: “I was toasting a piece of bread in the oven at 7 a.m. before class, but I forgot I had put it in there and suddenly all the fire alarms in my apartment went off. I woke up all of my roommates and they were not too happy with me.”   Anonymous, junior: "I mooned my housemate...

A neighborly tip on returnables for off campus students to help to community

September 8, 2016

Dear Editor,I am writing to all off campus students who consume beverages in returnable containers and mix those containers with overall recycling.As a neighbor to all of you, I’d like to encourage you to separate the returnables from the recyclables for our local neighbors who collect and redeem ...

An off-campus quick fix made in just five minutes

Charlotte Fisher

September 2, 2016

The fall semester is upon us and for many upperclassmen this will be their first year living somewhere other than the dorms. Moving out of the dorms and into an apartment or house off-campus can be thrilling. Finally, no more twin beds, shared rooms or hearing your neighbors through paper thin walls late at nig...

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