The Vermont Cynic

Mental health on campus

Mental health on campus

Staff Editorial

February 14, 2018

Filed under Opinion, Staff Editorial

Last semester, a first-year illustrator on staff, Cole Thornton, was struggling with the transition to...

Faculty union ad deceives students

Faculty union ad deceives students

February 7, 2018

Let’s get one thing straight: for what they do, some of the best professors at UVM make nowhere near ...

Solve VT’s drug epidemic

Solve VT’s drug epidemic

Staff Editorial

January 31, 2018

Filed under Opinion, Staff Editorial

Thanks to Sen. Dick Sears, a bill legalizing safe injection sites is off the table for 2018. The bi...

Campus organizations create safe spaces

Campus organizations create safe spaces

January 24, 2018

This week, we got a tip from a student about racist posters posted around the Waterman green. We th...

Wellness Environment oversteps its realm

Staff Editorial

January 18, 2018

Filed under Opinion, Staff Editorial

Although relatively new, the Wellness Environment has made a name for itself on campus. It’s known for its focus on health and wellbeing and its new residence hall, but also infamous for the contract its members must sign upon joining. When a group of WE students crafted a penis from sticky notes and displayed it in a d...

It’s hard to stop sexual harassment

It’s hard to stop sexual harassment

December 13, 2017

We were on a Cynic-sponsored journalism trip to Dallas when a man started masturbating behind us. F...

Fighting against the fake news fad

Fighting against the fake news fad

December 6, 2017

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

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...

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...

Humanities majors deserve more

Humanities majors deserve more

Staff Editorial

November 8, 2017

Filed under Opinion, Staff Editorial

David Foster Wallace has said liberal arts contain “the real value of a real education, which has alm...

Getting fined by a person in sweats

Getting fined by a person in sweats

November 1, 2017

In light of the Richter case, we’re taking a closer look at student rights. According to the code of student rights a...

“Me too” demands change

“Me too” demands change

Staff Editorial

October 25, 2017

Filed under Opinion, Staff Editorial

So many “Me toos” on social media this past week have made us think long and hard. Too many pe...

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