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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

Junior Casey Pope, senior Nick Corsini and first-year Emmett MacGregor (left to right) review their work in Cohen Hall’s digital lab Feb. 25.

Light Weight Media takes over men’s lax Instagram

Alicia Wolfram, Culture Staff Writer March 1, 2022

@uvmmlax’s following grew from 7,500 followers to 10,500 followers in five months due to the work of senior Nick Corsini, junior Casey Pope and first-year Emmett MacGregor. These three students run...

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...

Fans fill the bleachers of Patrick Gym to watch the men’s basketball team play against Brown University in Oct. 2019.

First-year athletes confront semester of unknowns as they await first week of practice

Hayley Rosen, Assistant Sports Editor September 10, 2020

Under normal circumstances, first-year soccer player Jake Vitale and his team would have been practicing and conditioning for weeks, and have already played at least a few games.  But, Vitale said...

The Gucciardi Fitness center, usually bustling with students, sits empty days before students arrive to campus.

Patrick gym now requires reservations for students to use facilities, among other COVID-19 changes

Hayley Rosen, Cynic Sports Reporter September 3, 2020

The University of Vermont athletic complex will be open for students this semester, but will now require reservations, in addition to social distancing and masks at all times.  Campus Recreation has...

Weightlifting team snatches victories

Weightlifting team snatches victories

Cyrus Oswald, Staff Writer February 19, 2020

The weekend of Feb. 6, the UVM olympic weightlifting team competed at the National Junior Championships and National University & Under 25 Championships in Pleasanton, California.  Sophomore Noah...

An early lesson through sports

An early lesson through sports

March 17, 2016

I’ve always had a soft spot in my heart for origin tales, where old characters are fleshed out and introduced to their friend group years prior. While many seem to dislike the movie prequels and delayed...

Neck guards are essential

February 26, 2016

Jan. 14 of 2016 seemed to be a normal day for a hockey game in the Siberian city of Novosibirsk. The under-18 teams of Metallurg Novokuznetsk and Sibir Novosibirsk were battling it out in a Russian...

After 17 years at UVM, men’s hockey coach Kevin Sneddon announced he would be retiring after this season. The decision to retire from college hockey coaching and announce this now has been a difficult one but I truly believe it is in the best interest of the program, Sneddon said.

Can suspension catalyze Cats?

February 5, 2016

 The men’s hockey team played without their head coach Jan. 22 after he was suspended for his behavior during a previous game. Head coach Kevin Sneddon was suspended for one game by Hockey East...

1,662 fans show up for Pack the Gut

1,662 fans show up for “Pack the Gut”

February 3, 2016

Thanks to an annual charity challenge, the women’s hockey team saw a larger than average crowd in the stands Jan. 29.The Catamounts, who have averaged 372 fans per game this season according to U.S....

NHL All-Star voting backfires

January 30, 2016

The NHL All-Star game will be held Jan. 31. Usually the game isn’t a serious event, but this year one particular player has sparked uproarious debate. His name is John Scott, and as of writing this,...

Textbook resale violates UVM student athlete policy

John Suozzo January 28, 2016

Recently, student-athlete compliance with NCAA scholarship eligibility rules has affected a UVM athlete. On Dec. 16, the men’s basketball team’s junior guard Dre Wills was suspended for violating...

Bell-Haynes: from Canada, with love

Bell-Haynes: from Canada, with love

Ben Hakim December 9, 2015

Successful in Canada, Trae Bell-Haynes is now finding success against the best competition he’s faced in his life as he’s transitioned to U.S. Division I basketball.  Last year as a first-year...

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