The Vermont Cynic

Top Cats ground music in friendship

Top Cats ground music in friendship

March 30, 2016

One student club has been offering up energetic vocals for more than three decades. The Top Cats are self-described as UVM’s first, finest and only all-male a capella group.“We make little differences in people’s lives, bringing little bits of happiness to people with our concerts,” junior William McSalis s...

Kids color the campus

Kids color the campus

Bettina Cataldi

February 11, 2016

Since last week, new art by young artists has adorned the walls of the Davis Center. The students from the Campus Children’s School in the Living/Learning Center showcased their talents at their second annual art exhibit in the Livak Fireplace Lounge Feb. 2. The artists ranged in ag...

Comedian doubles the fun for local comedy club

February 4, 2016

Off-beat and off-the-cuff comedy was on full display at Vermont Comedy Club the weekend of Jan. 22. Canadian comedian Phil Hanley paid a visit to Burlington both Friday and Saturday night. Hanley’s set was equal parts written bits and improvised crowd work.Hanley began his set by talking to members of ...

Student band gets into the groove

Student band gets into the groove

Jensen Wainwright

February 2, 2016

It’s groovy, it’s punk, it’s reggae, it’s metal, it’s MELON. MELON is a Burlington-based cover band that has been together since August 2015. Even though MELON songs contain many jam band elements, don’t get them confused with a typical jam band. They capture different elements of e...

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