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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

The Cynic: now and in the future

The Cynic: now and in the future

Ella Ruehsen, Editor-in-Chief May 5, 2022

Dear Readers,  It is a bittersweet reality that Issue 29 is the last print issue we will produce this academic year. In reflecting back on all 29 issues we’ve produced, we are proud to say this past...

The Office of Sustainability in Marsh Hall April 28. The Office is working on a Comprehensive Sustainability Plan for the University and intends to release the plan in the fall.

Office of Sustainability to draft new sustainability plan

Skyeler Devlin, Cynic News Reporter May 4, 2022

The UVM Sustainability Plan working group is developing the Comprehensive Sustainability Plan, slated for release in August, said Elizabeth Palchak, director of the Office of Sustainability.  Palchak...

Sophomore Ally Wheeler captures content for her nutritional Instagram page @radiantplates on Redstone campus April 29.

Student promotes intuitive eating and wellness on Instagram

Avery DeLisle, Culture Staff Writer May 3, 2022

Sophomore Ally Wheeler promotes nutrition and wellness through social media by sharing her own health journey on her Instagram page, @radiantplates. Wheeler started @radiantplates January 2021 as a...

 Senior speaker Cyrus Oswald, 2021-22, swears in Senator Sam Wigon, a junior, as treasurer for the 2022-23 academic year as incoming Vice President Sarah Wood watches April 26.

SGA swears in new speaker and treasurer

Isabelle Tanner, Cynic News Reporter May 3, 2022

SGA swore in Treasurer Sam Wigon, a junior, and Speaker of the Senate Carter Purple, a first-year, for the 2022-23 academic year at their April 26 senate meeting.  Purple hopes to achieve personal...

Culture Staff Recommends: What to do while procrastinating studying for finals

Culture Staff May 3, 2022

Watch “Russian Doll” – Anna Berg “Russian Doll” is a mind-bending show that goes far beyond your typical time travel story, and Netflix released a second season April 20. The series stars...

In the second week of the fall 2020 semester, students trickle into the Davis Center for their mandatory weekly COVID-19 test.

UVM terminates COVID-19 information newsletter ‘UVM Forward’

Halsey McLaen, News Editor May 2, 2022

UVM announced the termination of UVM Forward, the University’s COVID-19 information e-newsletter, according to an April 29 email.  The newsletter began in spring 2020 and served to provide pressing...

New demands for administration follow nationwide walkout

New demands for administration follow nationwide walkout

Halsey McLaen, News Editor May 2, 2022

Hundreds gathered outside the Waterman building April 27 to participate in a nationwide walkout against campus sexual violence organized by Explain the Asterisk, an activism group originally founded at...

Dancers rehearse for the Illuminate, the Senior Dance Capstone Showcase in Cohen Hall April 24.

Dance seniors collaborate for capstone performance

Paige Fisher, Culture and Podcast Editor April 28, 2022

Editor’s note: This story was updated April 28 at 10:00 a.m. to correct an error made about the monetary figure of the grant and the time of the show. All dance majors in the class of 2022 will come...

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...

Sophomore Mason Paterson in Innovation Hall April 20.

Student receives grant to work on drone project with NASA

Halsey McLaen, News Editor April 27, 2022

Sophomore Mason Paterson will work on NASA’s Project Dragonfly, which seeks to land a drone on Titan, one of Saturn’s moons, to search for signs of life in 2026, he said. Paterson, who studies mechanical...

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