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The Vermont Cynic

The pro-choice vs. pro-life argument

The pro-choice vs. pro-life argument

April 14, 2017

AC: Believe me, I grasp the irony that two men are debating abortion. Pro-lifers take the phil...

Articles fail to present holistic perspective

Articles fail to present holistic perspective

February 9, 2017

Two recent articles in the Cynic, “The Right to Choose in Trump’s America” and “Abortion in Trump’s...

Abortions need to be safe and legal

Ariana Arden

March 16, 2016

Filed under Opinion

It’s been a long and harrowing political road, but the Republican candidates have finally dwindled to a manageable number. While I’m glad the clown car has come to an end, we must acknowledge the irresponsibility of the candidates. Last year they promised the world they would run for president, and yet they’ve...

On Cynic ads and politics

February 24, 2015

Filed under Letter to the Editor, Opinion

Dear Editor,I write in response to Mr. Joseph Brown’s editorial response to a letter of concern sent in by the student group Voices for Planned Parenthood that appeared in the Jan. 25, 2015 publication.I am not a member of VOX and this letter does not represent the views of that group in any official capacity.I am disheart...

A response to VOX’s letter

February 10, 2015

Filed under Opinion

Having read VOX’s letter to the editor, which was published in the Opinion section Jan. 28, it’s apparent that there are some people who do not understand the function of a newspaper, insofar as to how its editors and advertisement team may proffer opinion.I’m writing to offer an explanation, which will address the glaring ...

Problem with Cynic ads

January 27, 2015

Filed under Letter to the Editor

In this past week’s issue, Vox: Voices for Planned Parenthood at UVM was dismayed to see an insert from the pro-life group Vermont Right to Life. If the Cynic wishes to uphold credibility as a news source, they must exercise discretion and verify that their advertisements reflect reputable organizations and accurate information.T...

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