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...

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...

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...

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.

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...

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