The Vermont Cynic

Don’t pretend to be broke if it hurts others

Don’t pretend to be broke if it hurts others

Mills Sparkman

October 17, 2019

There’s a big division on campus that no one talks about. It’s not in-state or out-of-state, it’s not Yerba Mate versus kombucha, it’s fake broke versus actually broke. Someone who’s fake broke has beer money but can’t Venmo you back for the time you bought them groceries. They go out eve...

Closer to classes, far from community

Closer to classes, far from community

Tori Scala

September 27, 2019

Do you wish you could go back in time and tell your younger self to try something different? If I could, I would have told myself not to live in Central Campus Residence Hall as a first-year. I remember touring UVM in 2017, knowing that I wanted to live in CCRH. The residence hall was built in 20...

The subtle social network of summer camp

The subtle social network of summer camp

Izzy Abraham

August 29, 2019

Camp, a classic summer tradition, tends to polarize Americans. With the purest, sunniest fun that comes with summer camp, so too come divisions of race and income. The monetary cost of summer camp gives some kids the upper hand and puts others at a disadvantage. And those kids are mostly nonwhite....

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