The Vermont Cynic

New S.55 bill infringes on rights

New S.55 bill infringes on rights

2 days ago

Going back on a campaign promise made to his supporters, Gov. Phil Scott has signed an egregious pie...

SGA needs to represent all students

3 days ago

To build a truly representative students’ union, we can use the government body we already have. I bega...

Call out gender bias issue

Call out gender bias issue

Staff Editorial

4 days ago

Filed under Opinion, Staff Editorial

This week, a discrimination lawsuit four years in the making is finally going to trial. Cindy Ruescher, form...

Marriage is not the only option

Marriage is not the only option

April 13, 2018

A few weeks back, Toys R Us announced that it was closing all of its stores. Rather than blame internet retailers f...

YouTube gun policy is harmful

YouTube gun policy is harmful

April 12, 2018

YouTube enacted a new policy on content featuring firearms April 1. How much this policy will affect t...

SGA demands counselors

SGA demands counselors

Staff Editorial

April 11, 2018

Filed under Opinion, Staff Editorial

Last week, SGA highlighted a desperate need for a counselor dedicated to the serving students of color at U...

When we prescribe too quickly

When we prescribe too quickly

Lilly Sharp

April 6, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Around 36.4 percent of college students suffer from depression, according to the American Psychological...

The intern generation

Mills Sparkman

April 5, 2018

Filed under Opinion

“You think kids want to come with their parents and take fox-trot lessons? Trips to Europe, that’s what the kids want. Twenty-two countries in three days.” This line was uttered by hotel owner Max Kellerman in the 1987 film “Dirty Dancing,” and his sentiment of teenagers wanting different opportunities than their parent...

How to engage SGA voters

How to engage SGA voters

April 4, 2018

If we were to write the staff editorial expected of this paper, we would say that only 20 percent of...

UVM, bring Arabic back

Khalid AlMubarak

March 30, 2018

Filed under Opinion

UVM hardly has a diverse student demographic by any measure, and that is why teaching non-European languages is critical to widen students’ perspective. There is a great deficiency of languages being taught at the University and possibly a misunderstanding over the purpose of teaching foreign languages. Let’s take my fir...

Shots fired at absurd proposal

Shots fired at absurd proposal

March 29, 2018

It’s 2019, President Trump has successfully supplied firearms to the 20 percent of “highly trained” sc...

We can rename buildings

We can rename buildings

March 28, 2018

Two weeks ago, the board of trustees created a committee to discuss renaming buildings on campus. Fo...

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