The Vermont Cynic

Finding your true identity at ‘Sputi’s’

Finding your true identity at ‘Sputi’s’

Lily Spechler

September 29, 2016

Filed under Opinion

For those struggling to find an identity in college, I can say with certainty that Rasputin’s bar in...

Why are we here, in philosophy class?

Why are we here, in philosophy class?

September 22, 2016

With the first few weeks of the school year wrapping up, the opportunity to easily drop and cha...

Living your life through the lens of social media

September 22, 2016

Filed under Letter to the Editor, Opinion

Dear Editor, I am having more fun that you. Can't you tell from my Snapchat story? I go to brunch and eat crème fraiche. You are not doing that. You are eating eggs alone. Again. I am at bars gallivanting with attractive members of the opposite sex. What are you doing? Watching that show again? That must be fun.....

All boarders, stay in your lane

All boarders, stay in your lane

September 14, 2016

Filed under Opinion

It’s true. That means you, shirtless man on your way to the dorm, coolly drinking your kombucha with ...

Despicable rule: a minion takeover

Despicable rule: a minion takeover

May 5, 2016

It all started July 9, 2010. It was innocent enough: finally, Steve Carrell was going to do some...

Dental Damn: a sad story about a boy’s braces case

Daltrey Burris

April 21, 2016

Filed under Opinion

"Oh man, not again! Aaron Sherman moaned. It was the third time this week he had woken up with an empty mouth. He was trying to be better about wearing his retainer, but it was just so hard. After four excruciating years of tightening wires and avoiding taffy, it was unbelievable he had to occasionally wear another ...

Clinton won’t back down from her principles

April 15, 2016

Filed under Opinion

I support Clinton because of her courage, authenticity and conviction.Time and time again Clinton has stood up for her principles. She voted for the war in Iraq. For years, Clinton stood up against gay marriage. For years, she promoted a “tough on crime” agenda. She also stood up for the rights of poor oil tycoons when they...

The true story behind Gary Derr

The true story behind Gary Derr

April 14, 2016

The moment seemed to go on forever. This was, in fact, because time had come to a complete sto...

‘Sorority Life’ piece: rude and misinformed

April 8, 2016

Filed under Letter to the Editor, Opinion

Dear Editor,This is in regards to the “Reflections on sorority life” piece that was recently published. Not only is it offensive to a large number of UVM students, but it is horribly misinformed. As sorority women, we try very hard to create a positive image on campus and I feel we’ve been taking huge strides.But this ...

On Montreal and tragic poutine encounters

On Montreal and tragic poutine encounters

April 8, 2016

One of the perks of attending the University of Vermont is its proximity to Canada, a terrify...

An honest response to last week’s ‘sorority life’ piece

March 31, 2016

Filed under Letter to the Editor, Opinion

Dear editor,In case this message finds its way into the hands of a reader who may not have seen the article I am referencing, yet another uninspired satirical list of offensive stereotypes about sorority life was recently published in the Cynic and it deserves a response. While I understand the piece is meant to be satirical, I find i...

Reflections on sorority life

Reflections on sorority life

March 23, 2016

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