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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

Jolley wears an outfit from Urban Outfitters.

Cynic fit check: SpringFest

Maggie O'Shea, Culture Staff Writer May 8, 2024

UVM students showed up to SpringFest 2024 dressed in their best outfits on 4/20 to see Peach Pit, Snail Mail and Armanodillo perform on the Fleming green.  Leah Jolley is a first-year business major.  CYNIC:...

Peach Pit performs at this year’s SpringFest April 20.

Smoking dope and eating chips at UPB’s SpringFest with Peach Pit

Keagan Lafferty, Culture Staff Writer April 30, 2024

“Smoking dope and eating chips this Saturday in Vermont for the University of Vermont 4/20 show. I dunno if it’s even a 4/20 event but if I’m there it’s gunna be.”  Peach Pit captioned an...

Remi Wolf headlines at the University’s annual concert SpringFest, held this year on the Fleming green April 29.

Remi Wolf comes to UVM and brings the sun with her

Maya Surrenti, Culture Staff Writer May 3, 2023

Whipped cream cans circled the crowd during Saint Motel’s set, and after a dark, damp afternoon, the sun peeked out as Remi Wolf took the stage. UVM’s SpringFest 2023 took place Saturday, April...

UVM to transition away from COVID isolation dorms

Kira Schaefer and Nicole Hardy May 2, 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 Jeanne Mance's changing status as a COVID...

Get tested for COVID-19 after SpringFest

Get tested for COVID-19 after SpringFest

Sam Nylen, Opinion Columnist April 28, 2022

After two years of canceling SpringFest, the University announced the show’s return this year, according to the UPB’s Website. UVM dropped its mask mandate March 19 and lowered other COVID-19 restrictions,...

SpringFest opener Annie Dirusso kicks beach balls back into the crowd.

Through the lens: the return of SpringFest

Sophia Balunek, Photo Editor April 27, 2022

UVM Program Board's annual SpringFest made its highly anticipated return April 23, following two years without the traditional spring concert as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. The return of SpringFest...

SpringFest headliner SAINt JHN stands on stage April 23.

SAINt JHN performs; offers edible to student

Bridget Mackie, Culture Staff Writer April 25, 2022

SpringFest headliner SAINt JHN offered a cannabis edible to whoever could sing his song in its entirety, after arriving 55 minutes late due to technical difficulties, he said.   SpringFest returned...

SpringFest 2019

SpringFest 2019

Jack Eccleston, Staff Writer May 2, 2019

The line spread all the way down Main street as thousands of excited festival goers flocked to catch some of the east coast’s finest rappers perform at UVM. SpringFest 2019, a block party hosted...

UPB secures rap collective Beast Coast for SpringFest

UPB secures rap collective Beast Coast for SpringFest

Cyrus Oswald, Staff Writer April 13, 2019

This year’s SpringFest will put the emphasis in “fest.” Multiple headliners will bring a festival vibe, said sophomore Sean Brewer, a member of the UVM Program Board’s concert commitee.   SpringFest...

Hip-hop supergroup Beast Coast to headline SpringFest

Hip-hop supergroup Beast Coast to headline SpringFest

Allie O'Connor, Assistant Culture Editor April 2, 2019

The UVM Program Board announced the headlining performers for SpringFest 2019 across their social media pages, April 2. The outdoor concert will feature Beast Coast, a rap collective that includes...

Senior Derek Dykstra, saxophonist for the band Adventure Dog, opens for rapper Playboy Carti at UVM Program Board ’s annual SpringFest April 28.

Rain doesn’t dampen SpringFest fun

Eleanor Webster, Staff Writer May 1, 2018

Glitter-covered UVM Program Board members scanned tickets as the crowd filed in to Jeffords parking lot. SpringFest 2018 started at 2 p.m. April 28. It was sixty-five degrees and sunny as a sea...

Winner of UVM Program Board’s Battle of the Bands, Adventure Dog performed March 24 at Nectars on Main Street. The band will open for Playboy Carti at this year’s SpringFest April 28.

Adventure Dog to open for SpringFest

Eleanor Webster, Staff Writer April 24, 2018

Wires snaked around the feet of the band as they walked into their rehearsal space, a chaotic basement littered with craft beer cans, amps and drum kits. Amps were pulled up to sit on as senior Andrew...

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