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The Vermont Cynic

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Letter to the Editor

February 3

Filed under Letter to the Editor, Opinion

Dear Editor, Last August I walked across campus and saw for the first time the banners hanging from lampposts: “Doing All Things with Purpose, Genuine Ingenuity, An Academic Ecosystem.” Such are the slogans—gener...

Let students draw their own conclusions on controversies

March 3

Filed under Letter to the Editor, Opinion

Dear Editor,People make “hard to believe” and/or false statements all the time.When an email was sent to UVM students suggesting an Auschwitz crematorium was a hoax, the response from the UVM vice provost for student affairs...

Defending liberal education

December 9

Filed under Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor, Liberal education, and the study of the liberal arts and sciences, must remain the foundation of the American higher education system. Nationwide, we’ve seen this concept fall under attack from the pundits,...

The problem of inequality

February 24

Filed under Opinion, Opinion Editorials

There is nothing in the free market system to prevent the further accumulation of wealth among the extremely wealthy and the social inequality it produces.On the contrary, the democratic institutions of the United States have been ...

Buying books on the cheap

January 13

Filed under Opinion

Every semester, students’ bags get a little heavier and their wallets get a lot lighter.High textbook prices have been a burden on students for far too long and it’s time to do something about it.The high price of textbook...

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