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 University of Vermont's Independent Voice Since 1883

The Vermont Cynic

Illistrations: Egg Plant

Eggplants: Cooking and Connecting with the Old World

Brigitte Riordan, Staff Writer March 13, 2018

Food is culture. I am a first-generation Romanian-American, but I don’t know much about Romanian food. My father fled the country in the height of Ceausescu’s dictatorship, and once he moved to the...

Students watch as campus tranforms

Camilla Broccolo November 29, 2016

A group of prospective UVM students and families led by a tour guide shuffled past the construction site of the new residence hall that will be open in August 2017. This is just one of the buildings...

Health expert calls on students

Health expert calls on students

Kassondra Little November 8, 2016

Hundreds added to the congestion and clamor of Ira Allen Chapel as they squeezed into the pews. When Paul Farmer, the 2016 George D. Aiken Lecture Keynote, took the stage Thursday night Nov. 3, the...

As journalism changes, so does election coverage

As journalism changes, so does election coverage

Chloe Chaobal October 28, 2016

A former New York Times reporter came to UVM to raise concerns on how the media does modern reporting. Former Washington Correspondent for The New York Times Adam Clymer has had decades of experience...

Drone policy designed to match federal regulations

Drone policy designed to match federal regulations

October 28, 2016

UVM has developed a new drone policy in order to better comply with federal regulations. The Interim Drone University Operating Procedure recently published by UVM states that no recreational Unmanned...

New UVM policy requires club events hire vendors

New UVM policy requires club events hire vendors

October 27, 2016

Clubs are now required to hire a third party vendor for any University-affiliated activity where alcohol will be served. The amendment to the Alcohol and Other Drug Use policy was made in part due to...

ResLife will renovate Converse

October 26, 2016

ResLife has made plans to make changes to UVM’s oldest dorm. A project was presented by Richard Cate, vice president of Finance and Bob Vaughan, director of Capital Planning Management, to the board...

Cynic receives top award

Cynic receives top award

Brandon Arcari October 26, 2016

The Vermont Cynic has won first place nationally for coverage of UVM’s racial history. The Associated Collegiate Press awarded the Cynic first place for Diversity Story of the Year for their story...

Bernie Sanders attends Democratic rally on campus

Brandon Arcari October 25, 2016

Senator Bernie Sanders drew crowds at a rally for the Democratic candidate for governor. Sanders came to show his support for Sue Minter, former secretary of transportation, in her race for governor....

UVM Foundation to begin search for new president

UVM Foundation to begin search for new president

October 24, 2016

The UVM Foundation is planning to conduct a national search for a new President and CEO. University President Tom Sullivan and UVM Foundation Chairman of the Board John A. Hilton, Jr. announced that...

Vice President visits catamount country to promote cancer innovation

Vice President visits catamount country to promote cancer innovation

Kassondra Little October 23, 2016

The vice president sat on common ground with UVM medical experts, joined by a single enemy: cancer. Vice President Joe Biden visited campus Friday to share the principles of the Cancer Moonshot Initiative,...

ResLife announces dorm space for upperclassmen

ResLife announces dorm space for upperclassmen

October 20, 2016

Upperclassmen may soon have an easier time finding housing. ResLife announced there will be more room for upperclassmen to live on-campus in the 2017-2018 academic year due to the completed construction...

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