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The University of Vermont's Independent Voice Since 1883

The Vermont Cynic

The University of Vermont's Independent Voice Since 1883

The Vermont Cynic

Letter to the editor: Open letter from alumnx to UVM administration regarding campus climate

Letter to the editor: Open letter from alumnx to UVM administration regarding campus climate

Letter to the Editor October 12, 2020

October 5, 2020    Dear President Garimella, Leadership Team, Board of Trustees, President’s Commission, Shared Governance Advisory Councils, and University of Vermont Community,  As...

Hundreds of protesters raised their right fist as organizers spoke outside Burlington City Hall Wednesday night in a call for racial justice and an end to police violence.

Hundreds of UVM students joined Burlington protest in outcry for firing of BPD cops

Emma Pinezich, News and Sports Editor September 3, 2020

Masses of UVM students joined community members as they marched down Church street wearing all black Wednesday night chanting ‘Black Lives Matter’ in the eighth day of protest calling for police reform...

The Vermont State flag, the American flag and the Davis Center flag all stand side by side blowing in the wind on Aug. 17. The Davis Center flag replaced the Black Lives Matter flag which was flown for several days before.

Black Lives Matter flag will be permanently displayed in center for Students of Color, says UVM President

Irene Choi, Assistant News Editor August 28, 2020

The Black Lives Matter flag will be permanently displayed in UVM’s Mosaic Center for Students of Color after it was taken down from a Davis Center flagpole in mid-August.  UVM President Suresh Garimella...

NoNames demands new names

NoNames demands new names

Joey Waldinger and Brandon Arcari March 26, 2018

This article updated from a previous version at 7:18 p.m. Following protests, a board-of-trustees-appointed committee is considering renaming campus buildings, but student activists are frustrated after...

Waterman takeover ends, protesters return home

Waterman takeover ends, protesters return home

Just after 9:30 p.m., protesters rolled up sleeping bags, cleaned up litter in the halls and gathered food they’d brought in preparation of a night on the floors of classrooms and hallways in the Waterman...

Student activists take over Waterman building, intend to stay for days

Student activists take over Waterman building, intend to stay for days

Cynic Staff Report February 26, 2018

Update 3:21 p.m. NoNames for Justice requested sleeping bags on Facebook, saying "we're staying at Waterman," and telling people to stay if they are in the building. The third-ever Waterman takeover...

Ben & Jerry's takes a political stance

Ben & Jerry’s takes a political stance

Alexandra Shannon October 20, 2016

Ice cream cones and voices were raised as Black Lives Matter supporters surrounded the front of Ben & Jerry’s on Church Street. Members of Black Lives Matter Vermont met outside of the scoop shop...

Police, race topic of new UVM study

Police, race topic of new UVM study

April 26, 2016

A UVM economics professor presented a study to the Burlington City Council April 11 showing differences in how races are treated by Burlington police officers. Stephanie Seguino, a professor at UVM...

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