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The Vermont Cynic

The University of Vermont's Independent Voice Since 1883

The Vermont Cynic

The University of Vermont's Independent Voice Since 1883

The Vermont Cynic

Survivors, we are not ignoring you

Survivors, we are not ignoring you

Staff Editorial September 14, 2021

Last semester, a UVM junior, now senior, posted on their Instagram about their sexual assault, beginning a movement that led to thousands of students walking out in protest of the university’s mishandling...

Editorial Board: UVM should be investigated for handling of reports of sexual violence

Editorial Board: UVM should be investigated for handling of reports of sexual violence

Editorial Board May 3, 2021

Over the last week, an overwhelming number of survivors of sexual assault and misconduct have come forward, condemning the University of Vermont’s handling of investigations into their experiences. The...

Why you dont see Cynics on our stands

Why you don’t see Cynics on our stands

Staff Editorial February 9, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected the way the Cynic operates in many ways. We’ve had to shift to a mostly remote reporting model, with editors interacting with writers over Zoom, Teams, phone calls,...

Dont give up on reproductive rights

Don’t give up on reproductive rights

November 4, 2020

In a country where many women already have limited access to reproductive rights, Barrett has confirmed the fears that lurk in the back of every woman’s mind.  She stands as one of nine on the court...

Vote vote vote vote vote

Vote vote vote vote vote

Staff Editorial October 28, 2020

Starting a few months ago, as the election got closer, voters began to worry about the postal services ability to handle the new volume of mail in ballots. Although much of this worry was politicized...

Be consistent with your praise

Be consistent with your praise

Staff Editorial October 20, 2020

On Saturday, October 10, we wrote and published a story about Dr. Deborah Birx, the Response Coordinator of the White House Coronavirus Task Force, and her visit to UVM’s campus. The doctor had some...

Fill these pages with your words

Fill these pages with your words

Staff Editorial October 14, 2020

At its core, the Cynic editorial pages have always meant to serve as the voice of the students and the surrounding UVM community.  Each week our columnists work to provide you their takes on the world...

Put the damn flag back up UVM

Put the damn flag back up UVM

Staff Editorial September 29, 2020

On Sept 17, students and staff gathered at the Davis Center circle to join UVM’s Latinx and Hispanic identity group Alianza Latinx, in raising their flag for Hispanic Heritage Month. “We are here...

Lets be honest, testing works

Let’s be honest, testing works

Alek Fleury, Managing Editor September 22, 2020

James Madison University is a school in Harrisonburg, Virginia. To others, the school is a “ra ra” type football kind of school, known for its purple colors and the statue of a tiny James...

Testing questions go unanswered

Testing questions go unanswered

Staff Editorial September 8, 2020

Thursday night, after a whole day of waiting for UVM to post the new testing numbers to their coronavirus dashboard, our News Editor texted our Managing Editor when the numbers finally went up.  They...

Its up to-01

You chose to be here. Now choose to be here safely.

Staff Editorial September 8, 2020

An Aug. 21 post in the University of Vermont Class of 2021 group featured a report of a party on Hyde Street, the students holding blue solo cups underneath stringed up colored lights. The post sought...

A collage of 30 emails that were exchanged between a UVM student and the University of Vermont during the students attempt to make their living situation better.

Letter from the Editor-in-Chief: Need a fan? We’ll get you one.

Sawyer Loftus, Editor-in-Chief July 1, 2020

On July 1, the Vermont Cynic published an article detailing the conditions students who remain in emergency housing are living through.  These students are not on campus by choice.  They had no...

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