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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

Exploring recreational drug use at UVM

Exploring recreational drug use at UVM

Ellie Scott, Layout Editor April 20, 2022

 Two students choose food items from the fridges in Rally Cat’s Cupboard Feb. 23. Rally Cat’s Cupboard can be found at L/L C102 on Wednesdays from 3-6 p.m. and Fridays from noon-4 p.m. or at their pop-up events in the Davis Center Atrium on Tuesdays from 1-3 p.m.

Student-run food pantry relocates and expands

Miranda Degreenia, Culture Staff Writer March 23, 2022

Rally Cat’s Cupboard, UVM’s on-campus food pantry, seeks to aid a larger group of students after being forced to relocate, said graduate Malarie McGalliard, co-president of Rally Cat’s Cupboard. SGA...

Clumsily cooking in college

Clumsily cooking in college

Dominic Minadeo, Culture Staff Writer February 23, 2022

Cooking a meal from scratch and carefully following steps from a recipe can be rewarding, but getting drunk and winging it is more fun. I began a weekly tradition with my friend Peter since moving to...

UVM Firsts works to create a space for current and future first-generation students

Natalia Stamatatos, Culture Staff Writer January 28, 2022

As another semester begins and students return to campus, first-generation college students can find a comforting space in one of UVM’s new clubs: UVM Firsts.  UVM Firsts was created to support first-generation...

The Living Well office is located on the first floor of the Davis Center.

Living Well space re-opens

Sabine Foerg, Features Staff Writer October 20, 2021

In a whirlwind return to in-person campus events and packed lecture halls, students can find peace in the calm, welcoming space of Living Well. Living Well reclaimed its space on the bottom floor of...

Juniors Adalia Williams, Max Kriff and Cam Tagatac are the student producers of “What’s Up Church Street.”

Photo of the week

Mac Mansfield-Parisi, Staff Photographer October 13, 2021

The crosswalk at the intersection of Main Street by University Heights as photographed at 12 am on Monday, Sept. 26.

Midnight at UVM: five photos, five nights

Eric Scharf, Staff Photographer October 8, 2021

If you look up “UVM'' on Google, you’ll come across photos of the campus on a bright sunny day. The shots may include scenes of students walking to classes or a soccer game taking place at Virtue Field. The...

Students of Color discuss microaggressions on campus: whitewashing

Students of Color discuss microaggressions on campus: whitewashing

Tushar Asthana, Feature Staff Writer October 7, 2021

A recurring microaggression I have faced is being called “whitewashed.”  Mocking me by calling me a byproduct of a white environment due to the circumstances that I am forced to adapt to because...

UVMs irresponsibility caused 433 forced triples

UVM’s irresponsibility caused 433 forced triples

Emma Petrequin, Opinion Columnist September 30, 2021

"We are pleased to report that we expect to have the largest first-year class ever," UVM President Suresh Garimella stated in an Aug. 25 email.  This record has not come without its issues, though. This...

An on campus move-in day in photos

An on campus move-in day in photos

Allison Ouellette, Photo Editor September 1, 2021

On Sunday, Aug. 29th I moved back to campus to begin my sophomore year. I was looking forward to new classes, roommates and opportunities. Ready to take on the year with more freedom than the last. Moving...

UVM blames students for rise in COVID cases

UVM blames students for rise in COVID cases

Jordan Spindel, staff writer March 31, 2021

Spring semester has been one of the wildest ones yet for UVM. Since its start, at least 413 students, including myself have tested positive for COVID-19, according to UVM’s weekly testing report.  As...

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UVM allowing a pass/fail option is the ethical choice 

Caroline Slack, Opinion columnist April 10, 2020

While moving classes online was a necessary step for the safety of our student body, online classes are not the ideal learning environment.  There is a reason that students at UVM are attending college...

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