The Vermont Cynic

Let’s Keep Making America Great

November 10, 2016

Though this may well be one of the most heartbreaking days in many of our young lives, remember that this is our country, the divisions that define it define our lives and our futures, its losses are our...

Role players end Cubs’ drought

John Suozzo November 10, 2016

No more waiting until next year. The Chicago Cubs defeated the Cleveland Indians in a winner-take-all game seven in the 2016 World Series, ending a 108-year championship drought for the Cubs. The...

A final dump on Trump: The easiest voting choice

A final dump on Trump: The easiest voting choice

James Flaherty November 10, 2016

I never really considered myself that much of a political enthusiast. I had opinions on social issues, but political and economic matters were never really my strong suit. Because of this, I...

Clinton devotes her life to the good of the people

Clinton devotes her life to the good of the people

Lily Spechler November 10, 2016

I saw I had a text from my grandma, the one who never sends text messages because she doesn’t even have a texting plan. It read, “Girls, turn on your TVs and watch the first woman get nominated...

Company foots UVM's solar panels

Company foots UVM’s solar panels

November 10, 2016

Solar panels are on track for installation on four buildings on-campus next year.   Solar panels will be installed on the Harris Millis, Living/Learning, Mason/Simpson/Hamilton complexes and...

First-year break parking denied

First-year break parking denied

November 10, 2016

Parking on campus will not be an option during the period between Thanksgiving and winter break for first-year students. Usually, the University tries to accommodate first-years depending on their...

Challenge for a millenial: spending a day phone free

Hunter Colvin November 10, 2016

As a millennial, a technology devotee and an avid Candy Crush player, I use my phone quite frequently. So, I tried giving it up for a day. Quick disclaimer: I did use my phone as an alarm clock and...

Student band finds place in the Burly scene

Student band finds place in the Burly scene

November 10, 2016

A guitarist handed flyers out around campus last year in search of new bandmates. One year and three band names later, the band that formed thereafter, Jeddy, will now play every Monday at Nectar’s...

Those who don’t vote have spoken

Lily Spechler November 10, 2016

Yes, I know, it's very, very depressing. Sickening. Alarming. But let's move on because what's done is done, and there is so little merit in wallowing in our misery, and so much importance in discussing...

Nearly 80 years after Kristallnacht, hatred must end

November 10, 2016

At around 3 a.m. on Nov. 9, a man who has denounced Muslims, immigrants, Mexicans, women and the disabled became our president-elect. We all know his name - I refuse to write it here. His campaign...

We must move forward

We must move forward

November 10, 2016

I always try to remain unbiased and fairly apathetic in the face of politics, but throughout this election I have been forced to become more opinionated on the subject. We have taken our democracy for...

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