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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

Psychedelic Science club co-president Micah Bernat, a sophomore, president Henry Schaer, a senior, and co-president Zach Grinspoon, a sophomore (left to right) pose before a club meeting April 14.

Psychedelic club educates UVM students

Skyeler Devlin, Cynic News Reporter April 18, 2022

UVM’s newly-recognized Psychedelic Science Club offers students a space to learn about the different effects of substances in a judgment-free zone, said Zach Grinspoon, club co-founder and sophomore. Grinspoon...

UVM SSC: its more than just discounted lift tickets

UVM SSC: it’s more than just discounted lift tickets

Avery Delisle, Culture Staff Writer January 20, 2022

As temperatures continue to drop and students return back to campus, the Ski and Snowboard Club kicks into full gear for the upcoming semester. The Ski and Snowboard Club is the largest collegiate ski...

Four things I wish I knew before arriving at UVM

Chris Harrell May 12, 2019

At the halfway point of my college education here at UVM, I found there are four things I wish I knew before arriving here. 1. Join clubs. Student organizations play a fundamentally different role in...

A letter from the Editor’s desk

A letter from the Editor’s desk

Staff Editorial May 9, 2019

Dear students, parents, faculty and alumni, Welcome to UVM! At the start of my first year, I attended the first Vermont Cynic General Meeting of the fall semester. There, I found a welcoming group of...

A volunteer in UVM’s chapter of the non-profit FeelGood layers cheese and fresh basil pesto on a sandwich for a customer. UVM’s FeelGood raised $25,000 last year for The Hunger Project, Pachamama Alliance, Choice Humanitarian and Water for People.

UVM FeelGood gathers most donations for poverty fund

Mateo Cardenas-Clarimon, Staff Writer April 5, 2019

UVM’s chapter of FeelGood is the non-profit organization’s most successful chapter. UVM FeelGood is a student-run deli, and its purpose is to raise money for the Commitment 2030 fund, an investment...

Junior Tyler Lederer sings at The Niggun Collective Club meeting Jan. 30. The club is a gathering of students who practice niggun singing, a melody that originated in Jewish religion, a wordless tune that uses musical sounds such as “lai-lai-lai” and “ya da dai.”

Students celebrate religion through song

Juliet Malkowski, Staff Writer February 10, 2019

In the center of the room, an individual raises their voice and begins to sing. Eventually, all members are singing, eyes closed, drumming on the desk and creating a song that overtakes the room.  The...

New club fee collection hurts club members

New club fee collection hurts club members

Letter to the editor October 13, 2017

Dear Editor, The Student Government Association has been asked, by higher-ups in the controller’s office, to make sure all money coming in to student clubs is routed through University Tickets,...

How to achieve the full college experience

How to achieve the full college experience

Ariana Arden August 31, 2017

Dearest Student Body, Welcome back! Another summer has come and gone, and here we all are again, ready (or maybe not so ready) to dive back into school. Whether this is your first year at...

SGA President Jason Maulucci addresses the attendees of the SGA meeting April 5, 2016. SGA is planning to be carbon neutral by 2025.

SGA to minimize emissions

John Riedel, Senior Staff Writer March 12, 2017

SGA is looking to greatly minimize UVM’s impact on the environment by 2025. In 2010, UVM committed to being carbon neutral by 2025 as part of a nationwide effort by universities across the country. “I...

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