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The weather is much like the mood today

The weather is much like the mood today

November 10, 2016

It is 38 degrees and rainy.     Today, I started an application for the Peace Corps, a hiatus that would let me turn my back to something that feels like an unavoidable mess. All day...

Victory: recovering from a democratic election

November 9, 2016

Tuesday’s election was a victory for democracy. It was an off-set victory though, and we are still recovering from it; mentally, physically and emotionally. The wounded are still recovering. “They're...

Stand with your truth

Stand with your truth

November 9, 2016

              One-hundred percent of the Cynic executive editorial team is queer. Until this summer, we were both closeted.     We...

Candlelight Vigil Held for UVM Students after 2016 Presidential Election

November 9, 2016

Today, hundreds of UVM students stood on the Davis Center green, singing Amazing Grace in light of presidential election results. Video produced by Molly O'Shea.

Community stands together in light of election results

Community stands together in light of election results

November 9, 2016

Students shed tears and held tight to their candles as night descended upon UVM’s campus. “How many of you are scared?” first-year Manza Campaz said. Multiple students raised their hand and...

Hope for the future with progressive millennials

November 9, 2016

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...

Expatriate Vermonter Reacts to Election

November 9, 2016

Dear America,My name is Samara Manges, I am a 24 year old female from the state of Vermont. In September this year I moved to France to work as a language assistant for 7 months. It is now two months later...

Trump sign marked with Swastika found near Hillel

Trump sign marked with Swastika found near Hillel

Lindsay Freed and Lauren Schnepf November 9, 2016

A student found a campaign sign with a spray painted swastika Nov. 9. Sophomore Isabelle Schechter discovered a campaign lawn sign three doors down from the Hillel center, where she is working as an...

A comforting, quick pasta dish

A comforting, quick pasta dish

Charlotte Fisher November 9, 2016

As temperatures drop, warm and comforting meals are essential. This vegetable-pasta dish is just that. And with a big basket of organic veggies, this recipe is the way to go. It’s great for a quick meal...

Catamounts ride momentum into playoffs

Catamounts ride momentum into playoffs

November 9, 2016

As the outdoor temperature drops, the tension in college soccer rises, a sign that it is play- off time. For the reigning America East tournament champion, the Vermont Catamounts, it is no different. After...

UVM and Standing Rock

Kelsey Aaron November 9, 2016

Even though Burlington is a 28 hour drive away from North Dakota, UVM is still able to support Standing Rock in many ways - one of these ways being direct actions that raise awareness and build...

The administration must reprioritize

The administration must reprioritize

November 9, 2016

The University has once again made a paramount decision without consulting some of the highest public tuition payers in the country: its students. Every single first-year student who comes to...

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