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The University of Vermont's Independent Voice Since 1883

The Vermont Cynic

The University of Vermont's Independent Voice Since 1883

The Vermont Cynic

UVM’s Redstone Dining Hall to continue with shortened hours

Kira Schaefer and Nicole Hardy September 12, 2022

Stay up to date with the Cynic Roundup, giving you coverage on the stories you might have missed in news last week. In this edition, we take a deeper dive into Redstone Dining Hall's shortened hours with...

No Waste Compost L3C vans at the company’s headquarters on 20 Susie Wilson Road Essex, VT September 3. The company will be providing 86 off-campus UVM students with free compost pickup.

SGA partnership brings free compost services to off-campus students

Tucker Schulz, Cynic News Reporter September 5, 2022

Eighty-six off-campus UVM students are receiving free compost pickup services from No Waste Compost L3C, said sophomore Mahder Teferra, chair of the SGA Committee on the Environment. The SGA Committee...

Cynic Roundup: Breaking Down a Historic Season in Catamount Women’s Soccer

Nicole Hardy and Kira Schaefer November 30, 2021

Stay up to date with the Cynic Roundup, giving you coverage on the stories you might have missed in news last week. In this edition, Host Nicole Hardy and Kira Schaefer interview Cynic writer Matthew Rosenberg...

The Cynic Roundup: The Burlington Housing Crisis Explained

Kira Schaefer, Podcast Host October 18, 2021

Stay up to date with the Cynic Roundup, giving you coverage on the stories you might have missed in news last week. In this edition, Host Kira Schaefer interviews Cynic Culture Editor Sophia Venturo on...

Cynic Roundup

Kira Schaefer, Podcast Host October 11, 2021

Read the articles discussed in the podcast here: FSL double standards frustrate UVM sorority members, claim certain expectations outdated: vtcynic.com/news/96008/ Daphne Wells’ departure goes unexplained:...

Presidential candidates Aidan Fleming and Ian Lynch and VP candidate Olivija Stephens talk about their plans if elected during the SGA debate March 31.

SGA candidates for president and VP face off in debates before election

Angelika Hillios, Cynic News Contributor April 1, 2021

One ambitious first-year, one write-in candidate and one uncontested VP candidate faced off Monday and Wednesday night at the Student Government Association’s president and VP election debates.  First-year...

Perspectives: SGA needs more academic representation across the colleges

Perspectives: SGA needs more academic representation across the colleges

Owen Doherty, History and Political Science Major March 23, 2021

The Student Government Association claims to represent all students and I do believe that some Senators do but at its core are structural challenges that prevent SGA from being actually representative.  Currently,...

SGA met for their March 10 meeting at 7:00 p.m. over Microsoft Teams.

SGA lowers barriers for students to run in upcoming elections

Sierra Byrne, Cynic News Reporter March 17, 2021

UVM’s Student Government Association lowered the signatures required for students to run for SGA president and VP and removed them altogether for senators after lengthy discussion last week.   Following...

SGA meets for the first time this semester on Teams Feb. 2.

SGA challenges CAS cuts, takes control of Davis Center flagpole

Lilly Page, Cynic News Reporter February 5, 2021

Resolutions demanding the reversal of cuts to CAS and discussing a new Davis Center flagpole policy were at the top of the agenda in the first SGA meeting of the semester.  In this Tuesday’s meeting,...

SGA senators to attend mandatory diversity training in the midst of student concerns

SGA senators to attend mandatory diversity training in the midst of student concerns

Irene Choi, Assistant News Editor October 21, 2020

Senators in UVM’s Student Government Association must attend a four hour diversity training to help discourage biases against students and make SGA a more welcoming space for students of color.  SGA...

SGA council members meet in the Davis center’s Grand Maple Ballroom while Gail Shampnois, the director of the Office of Student & Community Relations speaks via Microsoft Teams, Sept. 15.

SGA derecognizes conservative student group as membership dwindles

Paige Fisher, Cynic News Reporter October 2, 2020

A conservative campus group that supports Donald Trump is no longer recognized as a club at UVM just 30 days short of the election after a resolution was passed by SGA.  SGA derecognized the club in...

 A Hispanic Heritage month flag blows in the wind on a flagpole in front of the Davis center, Sept. 18.

Amid mounting tension, SGA calls on UVM to change controversial flag policy

Lilly Page, Cynic News Reporter September 24, 2020

SGA called on UVM to allow identity groups on campus to fly their flag for longer than the current five day limitation, following mounting tension between student groups and the administration. The...

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