The Vermont Cynic

Continuing the conversation about UVM’s diversity & inclusivity

Letter to the Editor

2 days ago

Filed under Letter to the Editor, Opinion

In the past year, Wes Richter has used “racist and threatening language,” according to an Oct. 5 Seven Days article, and J. T. Reichhelm stole the Black Lives Matter flag, according to a Sept. 29 VTDigger article. These were racist acts. Their implicit message was: UVM is not a school for black people. They don’t belo...

How to succeed in final exams without really trying

How to succeed in final exams without really trying

Henry Mitchell

3 days ago

Filed under Opinion

Finals are back again, and you’re going to need every bit of help if you want to remain a respected f...

Understanding net neutrality’s drawback

Understanding net neutrality’s drawback

James Simpson

4 days ago

Filed under Opinion

The possibility of the Federal Communications Commission  repealing net neutrality regulations elicited a w...

Fighting against the fake news fad

Fighting against the fake news fad

5 days ago

Every time Trump tweets, a reporter’s phone pings. This time, it was another attack on one of his fa...

Administrative actions support humanities majors

Administrative actions support humanities majors

December 3, 2017

In my role as Chief Academic Officer of the University of Vermont, I am writing to share my thoughts, ...

Reclaiming the word “slut” to end shaming

Reclaiming the word “slut” to end shaming

Keely Lyons

December 2, 2017

Filed under Opinion

A Toronto police officer remarked in May 2011 “that women should try not to dress like ‘sluts’ t...

True wellness must place health before UVM image

True wellness must place health before UVM image

Letter to the Editor

December 1, 2017

Filed under Letter to the Editor, Opinion

There have been sweeping changes in higher education as of late. With the introduction of a more div...

University denies stem bias, yet cuts arts

University denies stem bias, yet cuts arts

Staff Editorial

November 30, 2017

Filed under Opinion, Staff Editorial

While the voice of the University says one thing, the hands do the opposite. While assuring students it values the...

FREE SPEECH & HATE SPEECH: A dialogue exploring the gray area in our First Amendment rights

FREE SPEECH & HATE SPEECH: A dialogue exploring the gray area in our First Amendment rights

November 17, 2017

James After a continuing education student, Wesley Richter, was charged with disorderly conduct after bei...

UVM’s international students are feeling ostracized

UVM’s international students are feeling ostracized

November 16, 2017

When I spoke to two different friend groups about international students, I was met with the same resp...

Response to “Humanities Majors Deserve More”

Letter to the Editor

November 15, 2017

Filed under Letter to the Editor, Opinion

November 10, 2017Letter to the Editor,In my role as Chief Academic Officer of the University of Vermont, I am writing to share my thoughts, some additional context, and to provide a number of important clarifications to the Cynic’s November 7, 2017 editorial entitled “Humanities Majors Deserve More.”I am alw...

Students kneeling opens the conversation

Students kneeling opens the conversation

November 15, 2017

While the NFL has received national attention as players take a knee during the national anthem, prote...

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