The Vermont Cynic

Public school, private donors

Public school, private donors

Staff Editorial

October 31, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Staff Editorial

Over $100 million was designated to campus renovations and construction over the next few years at the most recent board of trustees session, a biannual meeting in which board members discuss and vote on the future of UVM. Despite the spending, the humanities remain in crisis on UVM’s campus. Earl...

Halloween Vox Pop

Halloween Vox Pop

Kim Henry, Podcast Editor

October 29, 2018


Filed under Multimedia, Podcasts

Halloween is here! The Cynic took to campus sidewalks to see what UVM thinks the biggest costume will be this year. Did your costume make the cut?

Mental health is a long-term investment

Letter to the Editor

October 26, 2018


Filed under Letter to the Editor, Opinion

As someone who was diagnosed with a high-functioning mental illness during early adolescence, I really expected to be overrun with resources in college to handle my feelings and ultimately leave that part of my life behind. Yet, I have seen a frightening institutional trend at UVM: apathy towards st...

UVM Parent Facebook Group

UVM Parent Facebook Group

Amanda Martino, Multimedia Reporter

October 25, 2018


Filed under Multimedia, Videos

Did you know there was a top secret Facebook Group for UVM parents and families? Welp, now you do. And you also know what's in it.

The Newsroom – The Pit Podcast

The Newsroom – The Pit Podcast

David Cabrera, Multimedia Reporter

October 23, 2018


Filed under Multimedia, Podcasts

If you've been on athletic campus this year, you've probably seen the giant pit and are wondering how long it will be there and what its purpose is.

New advisory council announced

New advisory council announced

Sawyer Loftus, Assistant Breaking News Editor

October 22, 2018


Filed under Campus, News

The College of Arts and Sciences is seeking applicants for a new advisory in partnership with the Student Government Association. CAS is seeking 12 undergraduate students to join the newly appointed “Dean’s advisory council,” according to an Oct. 22 email to the UVM community. The council will a...

Committee votes to remove name from library

Committee votes to remove name from library

Sawyer Loftus, Assistant Breaking News Editor

October 19, 2018


Filed under Campus, Headliners, News

A UVM committee has unanimously voted in favor of removing former University President Guy Bailey’s name from the Bailey/Howe Library. The renaming committee released a report Oct. 16 detailing their recommendation to remove Bailey’s name. In March 2018, the board of trustees created the Renamin...

Birding for Change Program

Birding for Change Program

Jordan Mitchell, Multimedia Reporter

October 18, 2018


Filed under Multimedia, Videos

Birding for Change is a UVM program that provides elementary school children access to an education that is an alternative to learning in the typical classroom setting. UVM students are partnered with elementary school students and act as their mentors to help them grow. Video by Jordan Mitchell and...

In The Raw – Mak Baker And Crossroads

In The Raw – Mak Baker And Crossroads

Leah Kelleher, Multimedia Reporter

October 16, 2018


Filed under Multimedia, Podcasts

In the Raw is a podcast created by Leah Kelleher. It promotes the work of writers on and off the UVM campus.

Sullivan’s duty to the community

Letter to the Editor

October 14, 2018


Filed under Letter to the Editor, Opinion

Dear President Sullivan, I hope that you can see fit to address the University as to where we stand as a community concerning the current state of Judge Kavanaugh’s nomination to the Supreme Court of the United States. There is a palpable sense of hurt and foreboding among our female students and...

Fall Fashion at UVM

Fall Fashion at UVM

Anna Brown, Multimedia Reporter

October 11, 2018


Filed under Multimedia, Videos

Fall is finally here and UVM students are embracing their styles as the season changes! Huge thanks to all of the students that participated! Special thanks to JJ Sheeahn for all the help! I do not own the rights to the music used in this video. Music: https://www.bensound.com/royalty-free......

Food insecurity needs solutions

Food insecurity needs solutions

Staff Editorial

October 10, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Staff Editorial

College life is often hectic and stressful. Between studying, a social life, work and extracurriculars, students shouldn’t have to worry about their next meal.     An April 2018 study from the Wisconsin Hope Lab found that 36 percent of university students in the U.S. were food insecure. Hunger ...

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