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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

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...

Crime Log

December 8, 2015

Reading days cut starting in fall

Reading days cut starting in fall

Kelsey Neubauer and Michelle Phillips December 8, 2015

Students will have five consecutive days of exams starting fall semester 2016. Reading days will be removed, UVM officials say. This new schedule change is due to a resolution passed by the Student...

ALANA handles reports of bias

ALANA handles reports of bias

December 4, 2015

If students experience racial bias or discrimination there are a number of ways to seek help on campus.The African, Latino, Asian and Native American Student Center is one outlet that offers emotional...

UVM professor studies light therapy treatments

Caroline Alkire December 4, 2015

A UVM professor is researching how to make winter more bearable for those affected by seasonal affective disorder. SAD is diagnosable clinical depression following a seasonal pattern, Professor...

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