The Vermont Cynic

Guerrilla Girls UNMASKED: Donna Kaz

November 5, 2018

The undercover feminist group the Guerrilla Girls formed in 1985 and has since been fighting against...

Use your anger to fuel activism

Use your anger to fuel activism

October 25, 2018

Three weeks ago, almost 1,000 students walked out of classes to protest the appointment of Brett Kava...

Don’t wait to speak up

Don’t wait to speak up

October 24, 2018

The survivors of the Parkland shooting came to speak Oct. 19 in Burlington. While addressing a crowd gathe...

Prime Time Cats – Yah don’t need names to serve JUSTICE!!!

May 20, 2018

Martin Luther king Jr once said, “Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.” I think...

We can rename buildings

We can rename buildings

March 28, 2018

Two weeks ago, the board of trustees created a committee to discuss renaming buildings on campus. Fo...

Students speak out against oil pipeline

Students speak out against oil pipeline

September 28, 2016

Students raised their voices in protest against the Dakota Access Pipeline Sept. 21 in front of the Bailey...

Ecuador trip sparks activism at UVM

Ecuador trip sparks activism at UVM

February 24, 2016

After returning from a study abroad trip to Ecuador, two students are sharing  what they learned wit...

Author gives perspective about women, sex in Bible

Bex Adams

February 17, 2016

Filed under Life

An activist visited a local bookstore Feb. 11 to offer a new perspective on women and sex in the Bible.  Phoenix Books presented author Matthew O’Neil to discuss his book “What the Bible Really Does (and Doesn’t) Say about Sex: The How, When, Why, and With Whom of Scriptural Prohibitions and Permissions.” He to...

DIY Humanitarianism Hits UVM

November 5, 2015

Filed under Features

No matter what day of the week, walk through the Davis Center atrium or past the library steps and you’re likely to be asked for a moment of your time by a group of activists. In an atmosphere where everybody cares, it’s tricky finding the right fit for your world saving ambitions. One UVMer, though, is building her own framework to so...

Blazing the route for democracy

April 14, 2015

Filed under Opinion, Opinion Editorials

As April 20 approaches, thousands of people will publicly smoke marijuana.It is time for this annual display of civil disobedience to become a sustained political movement for social and economic justice. Marijuana is not illegal for health or moral pureness; it has been prohibited for political and economic purposes. This law...

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