The University of Vermont's Independent Voice Since 1883

The Vermont Cynic

Liberalism’s true legacy

January 19

Filed under Opinion

We now know that fake news, real Russians and dank memes are all to blame for Clinton losing the election. It has absolutely nothing to do with the Democrats failing to provide a compelling message other than “Sh...

Public opinions influenced by increase in fake news

Izzy Siedman

December 7

Filed under Life

Raise your hand if you’ve ever scrolled past an factually incorrect article or a misleading post from a friend on Facebook and thought nothing of it. The prevalence of “fake news” and how often it is taken as fact, r...

Thanksgiving Survival Guide from GSWS Students

November 21

Filed under Letter to the Editor, Opinion

Dear Editor, For many, this has been a tough week. Walking the streets of Burlington, countless numbers of people can be seen wearing the grief on their faces, heads are hung low, people seem to be embracing their loved ones ti...

Selfless love can overcome national hatred

November 16

Filed under Opinion, Staff Editorial

How lucky we are to live in a place where so many of us possess the same values of humanity, even at a time when some fear our own humanity may be challenged; a place where a tumultuous election brought us together, instead of...

Hope for the future with progressive millennials

November 9

Filed under Election Opinion, Letter to the Editor, Opinion

Dear Editor,  Similar to most Americans right now, I can't even begin to explain the emotional toll this election has taken. Election night took every ideal I had been taught about American society and shattered it. For t...

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2016 Presidential Election