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The Vermont Cynic

Clarity for clarity’s sake by Professor Mahoney

April 8, 2014

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Dear Editor, In your March 26 article, ...

Disapproval of pay increase

Christian Matthews

January 14, 2014

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Dear Editor, Let's dissect "Workers in the deep fryer." In fantasy land, students like Bianca Mohn work to target your feelings by creating sob stories about workers and the evil profiting corporations. But I believe reality has already d...

The police are not our enemy

Emily Mack

September 12, 2012

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Dear editor, Splashed across the cover of last week's The Vermont Cynic read "Police to bring the heat," and, as a result, students' disgust and dismay echoed through campus. However, we are all forgetting that the police a...

Fossil fuel final face-off petition

August 29, 2012

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Ê Dear editor, We, the undersigned, support McKibben's plan for colleges to lead the way in severing ties with companies that are working to destroy our planet. We hope you will read McKibben's complete article in Rolling St...

Occupy Wall Street Un-American

October 30, 2011

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    Dear editor, As Americans we have the right to protest what we will, be it the failing economy or rising unemployment. However, as Americans we also have a duty to know the facts of what we are protesting. Occu...

Letter to the Editor: Bob Just

April 5, 2009

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Dear Editor,There is only so much one individual can take, and frankly, I'm completely fed up.  For too long I have sat back and hoped that the situation would rectify itself or that some epiphany would occur. However, this...

Letter to the Editor: Iraq and Afghanistan

April 5, 2009

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The Marriage of Iraq and Afghanistan The War in Iraq is a victory for the United States. While it was not reminiscent of the victories in the world wars, it is a victory nonetheless. General David Petraeus said in an interview wit...

Letter to the Editor: Bobby Justice

April 5, 2009

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Dear Editor,He raised his hand to his heart, his mouth agape, eyes full of shock, as if he had just witnessed me sucker-punching his grandmother across the face. Bob Just, the IRA president, stared at me in a state of awe, his ...

Cynic Reporter Should Get Facts Straight

January 24, 2006

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I am writing in regard to an article published in the Vermont Cynic on December 6, 2005 entitled "Environmentalism and the UVM Dairy Barn. Cow pies:Delicious, Or Deadly?" The article, written by Ms Anastasia Yarbrough and locat...

Where is Charity?

September 20, 2005

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The Japanese have an old saying that "the dog farthest away will bark the loudest". In these first few weeks, I have heard too much barking in the entrance to the Bailey-Howe Library. This distant, but persistent barking comes fr...

Wrong Again Lefty

February 2, 2005

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Dear Sir, this article is in response to the article "The State of America." At first glance I thought this article was a satire, it was so riddled with bizarre statements and backwards logic I was sure the author was pulling ou...

Douglas at the Debate: Bush Connection

October 21, 2004

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Dear Editor, I recently saw Jim Douglas and Peter Clavelle engage each other in debate in Bennington. I must say I was impressed with Clavelle's vision for Vermont and how he methodically deconstructed Douglas' record in this s...

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