The Vermont Cynic

Women stand for the true America

Women stand for the true America

Staff Editorial January 25, 2017

Half a million people gathered in our nation’s capitol. There was no service on the blocks they occupied. It was Jan. 21 — a day that will be remembered in history as the day people came...

Team shows humanity in tragedy

Team shows humanity in tragedy

January 18, 2017

On the afternoon of Jan. 6, a shooter entered Fort Lauderdale International Airport, murdered five innocent people and injured six others. Thirty-six more people faced injuries as a result of...

Mental health: UVM's crowning jewel

Mental health: UVM’s crowning jewel

December 7, 2016

Our education goes far beyond what we learn in the classroom. Though the ultimate goal of an undergrad is to earn a degree, there is so much more to gain from a college experience than enhanced...

New construction benefits student life

November 30, 2016

It's easy to feel on top of the world after senior year of high school. Coming from the top of the totem pole, so comfortable and confident in your environment, to a community so new and untouched...

Selfless love can overcome national hatred

November 16, 2016

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...

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...

The importance of voting this election

The importance of voting this election

November 2, 2016

Election Day. It’s less than a week away, which is a hard to ignore fact considering the large amount of attention the media has given it. There’s the obvious competition between Donald...

Biden, Sanders, and other local appearances

Biden, Sanders, and other local appearances

October 26, 2016

This has been a big week at UVM. Not only did the Vice President of the United States step foot on-campus, but so did several big-name Vermont politicians, including the one and only Senator Bernie...

Efforts to renovate downtown to all outdoor shopping

Efforts to renovate downtown to all outdoor shopping

October 19, 2016

[media-credit name="Eileen O'Connor" align="alignnone" width="300"][/media-credit] A recently proposed project aims to transform the Burlington Town Mall from an inside mall to an outside shopping...

A call to action against hazing

A call to action against hazing

October 12, 2016

Hazing is an epidemic at universities nationwide. It occurred right here on our campus Sept. 24 when first-year hockey team members were ordered to perform a series of humiliating and sickening tasks. [media-credit...

Addressing sexual assault on campus

Addressing sexual assault on campus

October 5, 2016

Sexual assault is a major issue; both nationwide, and on our own campus. Just this past Friday, a speak-out was held outside of the Davis Center where students encouraged our University to do...

Raising the flag for our community

September 28, 2016

This week, UVM students stood in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement at an organized “Black Out.” At the event, participants dressed in all black to pose for a picture...

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