The Vermont Cynic

Don’t let rhetoric divide us further

Don’t let rhetoric divide us further

March 22, 2017

This week, Vermont and the UVM community saw the first community-altering event of Trump’s fe...

Reading days must be reinstated

Reading days must be reinstated

Staff Editorial

March 8, 2017

Filed under Opinion, Staff Editorial

When reading days were removed at the end of the fall 2015 semester, they were done so without...

An emphasis on gender inclusivity

An emphasis on gender inclusivity

Staff Editorial

March 1, 2017

Filed under Opinion, Staff Editorial

The University has released a detailed plan to establish gender inclusivity in regards to restrooms....

State funding for in-state students

State funding for in-state students

February 22, 2017

As Vermont goes through a budget transformation, President Sullivan has added UVM to the con...

UVM and Burlington are one

UVM and Burlington are one

Staff Editorial

February 15, 2017

Filed under Opinion, Staff Editorial

Upon our acceptance of UVM’s offer to join their community as Catamounts, we became a part of another...

Super Bowl LI mirrors the country

Super Bowl LI mirrors the country

February 8, 2017

On the first Sunday in February, Americans set aside their differences and come together to enjo...

The environment belongs to us all

Staff Editorial

February 1, 2017

Filed under Opinion, Staff Editorial

The mission of the Rubenstein school is to bring people and the environment together. For over 30 years, it has produced graduates that go out to create a world where this is possible. Not for some, for all. The school provides training, not only for environmental education, but for community development and econ...

Women stand for the true America

Women stand for the true America

Staff Editorial

January 25, 2017

Filed under Opinion, Staff Editorial

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

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...

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...

New construction benefits student life

November 30, 2016

Filed under Opinion, Staff Editorial

It's easy to feel on top of the world after senior year of high school. Coming from the top of the totem pole, so comfortable and confident in your environment, to a community so new and untouched can be a weird transition. At the same time, leaving high school in the past and jumping into the unchartered territory of univ...

Selfless love can overcome national hatred

November 16, 2016

Filed under Opinion, Staff Editorial

How lucky we are to live in a place where so many of us possess the same values of humanity, even at a time when some fear our own humanity may be challenged; a place where a tumultuous election brought us together, instead of apart; a place that hate will not reach. By standing in solidarity, we have begun a conversation o...

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