The Vermont Cynic

Professor watch list: defending free speech

Professor watch list: defending free speech

January 18, 2017

Dear UVM Students, We write to inform you that as members of the faculty of the University of Vermont we have signed on to the American Association of University Professors’ “Open Letter Regarding...

Electoral College undermines the democratic process

Electoral College undermines the democratic process

December 2, 2016

Dear Editor, The framers of the U.S. Constitution created the Electoral College as a result of a compromise for the presidential election process. During the debate, some delegates felt a direct...

Thanksgiving Survival Guide from GSWS Students

November 21, 2016

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...

Education as a tool to stop sexual assault on campus

Education as a tool to stop sexual assault on campus

November 16, 2016

Dear Editor, UVM needs to increase efforts towards sexual assault education and awareness. This is a complicated issue which has red tape lining every door. But, there is room for a conversation...

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...

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...

How to nail an interview

October 20, 2016

Dear Editor, So, you’re considering a big career move: finding a job in a brand new industry. It can certainly seem daunting, especially when you have less-than-sufficient experience. What...

The Coalition for a Livable City

October 20, 2016

Dear Editor, The Coalition for a Livable City, feeling the Bern and armed with a positive message of a Better Town Center, faces a true David and Diana versus Goliath battle to defeat the two...

Wi-Fi theft

October 12, 2016

Dear Editor, Nowadays our society lives and breathes for Wi-Fi. We ask for Wi-Fi passwords in stores and at restaurants and when we go to a friend’s house. I know this because I’m a millennial...

What would Scott Milne do as a U.S. senator

October 6, 2016

Dear Editor, Scott Milne announced he was running for the U.S. Senate May 27. What would he do as US Senator? It’s difficult to say. In the past 117 days (editorial note: this piece was submitted...

Article from last week insults cops

September 28, 2016

Mr. Alex Collingsworth, I just read your article about the police officers within our nation as well as the issue of total disarmament. As much as I disagree with the whole disarmament portion,...

Living your life through the lens of social media

September 22, 2016

Dear Editor, I am having more fun that you. Can't you tell from my Snapchat story? I go to brunch and eat crème fraiche. You are not doing that. You are eating eggs alone. Again. I am at bars...

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