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The Affordable Care Act: a moral obligation

The Affordable Care Act: a moral obligation

January 26, 2017

With the new Trump administration settling in, there has been a lot of talk about what is firs...

Realistic repercussions of leaving the UN

Nick Vidal, Junior Political Science and Russian Major at UVM

January 25, 2017

Filed under Guest Commentary, Opinion

Let’s clear a few things up here. The United Nations isn’t an obstacle to American “sovereignty.” The idea that the United States would somehow be more powerful or independent were it to relinquish its commitments to the UN is misguided, frightening, and deeply problematic.Not only does it ignore the fundamental role of the UN as...

Women stand for the true America

Women stand for the true America

January 25, 2017

Half a million people gathered in our nation’s capitol. There was no service on the blocks they ...

Liberalism’s true legacy

January 19, 2017

Filed under Opinion

We now know that fake news, real Russians and dank memes are all to blame for Clinton losing the election. It has absolutely nothing to do with the Democrats failing to provide a compelling message other than “She’s not Trump.”We should attribute Clinton’s failure in the presidential race to a lack...

The reality of Pence as a president

The reality of Pence as a president

January 19, 2017

I'd be more comfortable with Mike Pence as president than Donald Trump and you should be too.It’s ti...

The right to choose in “Trump’s America”

The right to choose in “Trump’s America”

January 18, 2017

Ready for some alarming statistics? Planned Parenthood states that 3 out 10 women in the United Stat...

Professor watch list: defending free speech

Professor watch list: defending free speech

January 18, 2017

Dear UVM Students, We write to inform you that as members of the faculty of the University of Vermont we ha...

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...

UVM diversity training tackles Midwestern mentality

UVM diversity training tackles Midwestern mentality

December 8, 2016

On Sunday, the University held its first annual diversity training specifically focused on white, midw...

Santa invests in “clean coal” this Christmas

Santa invests in “clean coal” this Christmas

December 8, 2016

It’s that time of year again: Christmas cheer is in the air. However, it seems we’ve got ...

Meditation will help ease stress and anxiety

Meditation will help ease stress and anxiety

December 7, 2016

Chances are you dear Cynic readers are just about Trumped out, and would rather not read ano...

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...

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