The Vermont Cynic

Q&A: Four student artists talk creativity on campus

Q&A: Four student artists talk creativity on campus

Sarah Robinson, Staff Writer

April 17, 2018


Filed under Artist Spotlight, Arts, Arts Regular, Culture

Student artists can be found all over campus. Culture writer Sarah Robinson sat down with a few to talk about their work and get their take on the arts at UVM. First years Riya Padukone and Keerthi Onkaram are dancers from New Hampshire. They grew up together and are roomates. Onkaram specializes in classica...

A Vermonter’s spring break in California

A Vermonter’s spring break in California

Hunter Colvin

March 25, 2016


Filed under Columns, Life

Big news: I can start blaring Katy Perry’s “California Gurls” everywhere I go now because over spring break I went to California for the first time. My family went to San Diego over break. I’m an East Coast girl, and we usually go to Florida for the week, but I have to admit I really enjoy...

Student band gets into the groove

Student band gets into the groove

Jensen Wainwright

February 2, 2016


Filed under Arts

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...

Student opposition grows against cutting of reading days

Kelsey Neubauer, Assistant News Editor

December 13, 2015


Filed under Campus, News

[Updated: Dec. 13 3:33 p.m.] Students at the University of Vermont are now taking a stand opposing the Faculty Senate’s April 13 decision to eliminate reading days starting fall 2016. Following a  Dec. 9 Cynic article, students have organized petitions and protests in response to the r...

Africa to Vermont: a students journey

Africa to Vermont: a students journey

Emilee Conroe

October 8, 2015


Filed under Campus Life, Life

Of the 739 international students at UVM, there is only one from the Republic of Zambia.  In fact, Nkandu Yumbe believes she may be the only Zambian in Burlington. A sophomore double majoring in biology and international and community development, Yumbe said she first discovered Vermont through a pic...

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