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The University of Vermont's Independent Voice Since 1883

The Vermont Cynic

The University of Vermont's Independent Voice Since 1883

The Vermont Cynic

‘Mr. Cynic:’ The first Black editor-in-chief of the Vermont Cynic

‘Mr. Cynic:’ The first Black editor-in-chief of the Vermont Cynic

Reitz Wishtischin, Cynic News Reporter February 17, 2022

Editor's note: This story was updated Feb. 19 at 5:13 p.m. to correct attribution errors on information pulled from McCollum’s son’s obituary instead of McCollum’s own.  Nicodemus McCollum III...

Letter from the Editor-in-Chief: The killing of independent student media at UVM

Letter from the Editor-in-Chief: The killing of independent student media at UVM

Sawyer Loftus, Editor-in-Chief September 22, 2020

“It’s a dangerous thing to start a paper.” As I read these words etched across a March 1883 edition of the Burlington Clipper, a weekly newspaper that used to run in the Queen City, the words...

Top fold of the front page of the Vermont Cynic from May 19, 1917. The Cynic reported that the first ever orientation-like event for Vermont high school women had been held at UVM.

Cynic History: Reporting on the women’s suffrage movement at UVM

Bridget Higdon, Editor-in-Chief April 1, 2020

In celebration of Women’s History Month and the 100th anniversary of women’s suffrage, the Cynic searched its archives for stories that reported on how the movement took shape at UVM.  We found...

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