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The Vermont Cynic

More Vermonters please

November 11

Filed under Opinion, Staff Editorial

There aren’t enough Vermonters in the UVM administration.Our college is comprised of a variety of members. We have both in-state and out-of-state students, and it is great to hear from different perspectives across campus and in...

Statue needs new location

April 8

Filed under Archives, Opinion, Staff Editorial

Last week The Cynic published an article about the University's lack of recognition for its first black graduate in 1838. Since then, President Sullivan has sent an email to the University acknowledging Andrew Harris' contributio...

Cynic sees increase in crime

February 11

Filed under Archives, Opinion, Staff Editorial

Crime on campus seems to be on the rise in the past few weeks. Attempted armed robberies, theft and "peeping toms" are just a few of the crimes that have been reported at UVM lately. The Cynic has found that we are reporting m...

Student life thrives in cold

January 28

Filed under Archives, Opinion, Staff Editorial

We might be freezing, but life is great. Last week the Cynic reported that UVM was ranked as one of the top 20 coldest colleges in the country by College Prowler. Winter in Vermont has been especially frigid this year.  It makes us ask the question, ...

Administrator keeps tweeting

January 14

Filed under Archives, Opinion, Staff Editorial

The provost of UVM has a Twitter for the first time. Dr. David Rosowsky took the office of provost and senior vice president of the University last August. He began tweeting during his first day on the job. Provost Rosowsky was formerly the dean of the ...

Football free but still full of sports

December 3

Filed under Archives, Opinion, Staff Editorial

Most colleges that are known as "sports schools" have a varsity football program. Students at UVM, however, don shirts that say varsity foot- ball has been "undefeated since 1974." That's because we haven't had varsity football h...

Sodexo’s behavior a cause for concern

September 24

Filed under Archives, Opinion, Staff Editorial

Sodexo's policy change, one that redefines a full-time employee, is a possible violation of federal law and most certainly a breach of moral code. UVM professor and Vermont Sen. Phil Baruth and Vermont Fair Food Campaign organizer...

Our troublesome inheritance

April 28

Filed under Archives, Opinion, Staff Editorial

Food prices around the world are on the rise. Riots have broken out in Egypt and Afghanistan because of flour prices that have doubled.California, in some places, is short on rice, and Japan is suffering from major shortages of butter...

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