The Vermont Cynic

We shouldn’t misinterpret Sanders on security

Gaetano Martello

December 3, 2015

During the course of U.S. presidential elections, it is to be expected that statements will be distorted for the sole purpose of discrediting a candidate that one does not approve of. As Americans, we have grown accustomed to the media blasting soundbites out of context and flipping it so that it...

UVM bookstore adds Bernie Sanders shirts

Caroline Alkire

October 13, 2015

In response to the frenzy on campus for presidential candidate Bernie Sanders, the UVM bookstore has started selling apparel that allows students to show off their “Bernie fever”. A single T-shirt with an image of Sanders has been added to the collection of UVM and Vermont affiliated items. ...

Senator Sanders and political speech

Joey Brown

September 23, 2015

One of the most salient talking points pushed by Sen. Bernie Sanders — and his state’s most prominent ice cream manufacturer, Ben and Jerry’s — is that the United States would benefit as a republic to “keep money out of politics” in order to prevent the “billionaire class” from “buyin...

Senator Bernie Sanders: Man of the people?

Senator Bernie Sanders: Man of the people?

Joey Brown

September 2, 2015

  One month ago, after the GOP debate hosted by Fox News, the honor of most retweeted tweet for the Republican debate came not from a Republican, but from Democrat, or independent, or democratic socialist, or socialist — depending on what day of the week it is, or what is more palatable given the audience and venue — Sen. Sanders: “It’s ov...

President Obama passes student aid bill

John Riedel, Staff Writer

March 18, 2015

President Barack Obama passed a new bill March 10 titled the Student Aid Bill of Rights as part of his policy to tackle increasing student loan debt across the country, including states such as Vermont. As part of the bill, four rights of borrowers are listed, followed by a plan of action to ensure...

Town hall focuses on student concerns

February 20, 2015

A U.S. senator hosted the Burlington town hall meeting at UVM Feb. 17.Sen. Bernie Sanders spoke to students in a student town hall meeting set up by the SGA. Senior Aya AL-Namee, president of SGA, introduced Sanders to the students who were there.Sanders introduced the student panelists who would each s...

UVM hosts senator for Town Hall

UVM hosts senator for Town Hall

Hannah Kearns

February 17, 2015

One Vermont Senator returned to Burlington to talk about important issues for young people. Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders came to UVM Feb.17 for a town hall meeting. SGA President Aya AL-Namee worked with the Senator to organize the event. She thinks it will be a good opportunity for students to eng...

Vt. Youth Climate Summit held at UVM

Vt. Youth Climate Summit held at UVM

Hannah Kearns

January 13, 2015

More than 150 high school students and dozens of teachers representing 26 Vermont high schools attended the summit in the Davis Center, according to University Communications. During the summit, students attended 10 workshops, five in the morning and five in the afternoon, which covered different element...

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