The Vermont Cynic

Exploring the effectiveness of WE required course

Exploring the effectiveness of WE required course

Chelsea Seabold, Feature Writer

November 5, 2019

Bleary-eyed students shuffled into a lecture hall, clutching coffee mugs and iClickers as they prepared for their first class of the day, Healthy Brains Healthy Bodies. According to the Wellness Environment’s page on the UVM website, all students living in WE are required to take Healthy Brai...

First-year student dies

First-year student dies

Lee Hughes, Assistant News Editor

February 3, 2019

A first-year student died unexpectedly over the weekend. First-year Connor Gage from Little Falls, N.Y. died Feb. 2 off campus, according to a Feb. 3 email to the University community from Annie Stevens, vice provost for student affairs. No exact cause of death has been confirmed by the Bu...

Blue Penis Gate: Wellness Environment Investigation

Blue Penis Gate: Wellness Environment Investigation

Cynic Staff

January 17, 2018

A blue sticky note penis has left eight first-years fearing they will lose their housing in the Wellness Environment. It was mid-September when the students sat in their new dorm watching a ribbon-cutting ceremony in the courtyard below. They were messing around with sticky notes on the window a...

We don’t want your programmed dorms

We don't want your programmed dorms

Staff Editorial

September 12, 2017

While new construction on campus is making our school more aesthetically pleasing, these new buildings designed around programmed housing carry a whole new set of issues. Over the summer, new buildings popped up on campus. One of them was the Central Campus Residence Hall, a dorm built for first-...

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