The University of Vermont's Independent Voice Since 1883

The Vermont Cynic

The University of Vermont's Independent Voice Since 1883

The Vermont Cynic

The University of Vermont's Independent Voice Since 1883

The Vermont Cynic

Its okay to be self-centered during COVID-19

It’s okay to be self-centered during COVID-19

Sophie Oehler, Opinion Columnist May 2, 2020

The past several weeks have been nothing short of a fever dream.  If in January, you had told me that in a couple short months I would be restricted to the confines of my house, while oil prices dropped...

Culture Staff Recommends: a guide to self care

Culture Staff Recommends: a guide to self care

Culture Staff April 22, 2019

At a time when “Treat yourself” has become more of a marketing tactic than real advice, it’s important to practice self-care. Millenials spend twice as much time as baby boomers do on self-care,...

This year, do self-care for you

This year, do self-care for you

Izzy Abraham January 25, 2019

Mid-way through January, many people have New Years’ resolutions dictating their daily routines and choices. By opting to work out more frequently, eat a healthier diet or cut back on alcohol and drugs,...

Positive thinking promotes health and wellness

Positive thinking promotes health and wellness

Lily Spechler March 11, 2017

According to Buddha, “all that we are is a result of what we have thought.” When we experience negative emotions over and over again, we are affected on a physical level. Anxious thoughts...

Mental health: UVMs crowning jewel

Mental health: UVM’s crowning jewel

December 7, 2016

Our education goes far beyond what we learn in the classroom. Though the ultimate goal of an undergrad is to earn a degree, there is so much more to gain from a college experience than enhanced...

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