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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

Kitchen Therapy

Kitchen Therapy

Dominic Minadeo, Culture Staff Writer August 31, 2022

After a year of slicing turkey and boiling beets for my job as a cook, I clocked in for the last time at the Vermont National Country Club kitchen.  I changed into my chef coat. I chopped and washed...

Letter to the Editor: in support of Kitty Toll for Lieutenant Governor

Letter to the Editor: in support of Kitty Toll for Lieutenant Governor

Alaura Rich May 5, 2022

I am proud to support Kitty Toll of Danville for Lieutenant Governor of Vermont.  As a young Vermonter from St. Johnsbury and UVM student, I believe it’s critical that our next Lieutenant Governor...

Dark Goddess: Rethinking the Sacred Feminine

Dark Goddess: Rethinking the Sacred Feminine

Anna Berg, Culture Staff Writer April 11, 2022

In her latest photography exhibition, Vermont-based artist Shanta Lee Gander rethinks the Sacred Feminine and the male gaze through a collaboration between artist, model and museum. “Dark Goddess:...

Andy Elrick is the newly hired student media adviser. He serves as the adviser of the Vermont Cynic, WRUV and UVMtv.

New student media adviser hired, following three semester long vacancy

Ella Ruehsen, Cynic News Editor January 27, 2022

After a year and a half without an official adviser to turn to, student media leaders of UVMtv, the Vermont Cynic and WRUV were relieved when Andy Elrick accepted the role.  Elrick received the job...

Erika Lewy and Olivia Bowman go through a weekly critique of the Cynic with faculty adviser Chris Evans 2017.

To Chris,

May 8, 2020

This summer, our faculty adviser of 14 years will be moving on to bigger and better things. And there isn't much else to say other than that we love him. Chris, It’s hard to imagine the school...

From the news desk: a look back at our top stories from 2019

From the news desk: a look back at our top stories from 2019

Sawyer Loftus, News and Sports Editor January 2, 2020

The Vermont Cynic News team is often on the ground running. Our reporters are out gathering information, crafting stories, developing sources and editing content. There isn't always a moment to reflect...

Sociology department fills course

Bryan O'Keefe December 14, 2015

Students have raised concerns over the amount of space available for “Introduction to Sociology”. Only one 145-person sociology 001 class is being offered in the spring, and three overrides have...

New drug trial helps patients

New drug trial helps patients

Caroline Alkire December 12, 2015

UVM has joined a number of universities testing a drug that is giving patients the chance to try an alternative style of treatment for a disabling disease. While most people with Parkinson’s opt for...

UVM developing new drone policy

UVM developing new drone policy

Courtney Cunningham December 10, 2015

UVM is developing a policy to make drone use safer on campus and at University-sanctioned events. The University formed a group of people with legal experience and managers to address how drones will...

Student goes to court after charges of alleged assault

Bryan O'Keefe December 10, 2015

After allegedly threatening his roommate with a butane lighter Oct. 29, a first-year student is seeking to reduce his penalty in court. Connor Ferreira allegedly threatened his roommate, first- year...

Bernie volunteers storm dorms

Bernie volunteers storm dorms

Kelsey Neubauer and Pablo Murphy Torres December 9, 2015

Reslife is reaching out to campaign offices to inform them of UVM’s solicitation policy. “Here’s the plan: we are going to try and get as many people as possible to get involved in the campaign,”...

SGA Updates

SGA Updates

Alexandra Shannon December 9, 2015

SGA Updates Dec. 1 Society of American Foresters separates from UVM Woodsman Team A bill was approved which separates the Society of American Foresters and the UVM Woodsman Team. According to the...

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