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The Vermont Cynic

The University of Vermont's Independent Voice Since 1883

The Vermont Cynic

The University of Vermont's Independent Voice Since 1883

The Vermont Cynic

Alianza President Adrian Pastor and former Alianza President Jaylyn Chalco stand in front of the special events flagpole in the pouring rain after removing the Davis Center Flag Sept. 29.

Hispanic Heritage Month Flag flies again, ending student employee strike

Emma Pinezich, News and Sports Editor September 29, 2020

In a victory for students of color, the Hispanic Heritage Month flag is now flying again over the Davis Center, following mounting pressure from student groups on campus.  Standing in the pouring rain...

 A Hispanic Heritage month flag blows in the wind on a flagpole in front of the Davis center, Sept. 18.

Amid mounting tension, SGA calls on UVM to change controversial flag policy

Lilly Page, Cynic News Reporter September 24, 2020

SGA called on UVM to allow identity groups on campus to fly their flag for longer than the current five day limitation, following mounting tension between student groups and the administration. The...

UVM Student-Athletes of Color Affinity Group raised the Black Lives Matter flag without permission outside Patrick Gym Sept. 12, rejecting the Universitys excuses for removing the flag from the Davis Center.

Student-athletes raise BLM flag without permission, demanding racial justice reform from UVM

Hayley Rosen, Assistant Sports Editor September 22, 2020

A group of UVM student-athletes raised the Black Lives Matter flag without permission last week and demanded the administration implement a list of University-wide racial justice reforms.  UVM Student-Athletes...

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...

BLM flag thief identified

BLM flag thief identified

On Saturday, Sept. 24, sophomore J.T. Reichhelm he stole the Black Lives Matter flag from outside the Davis Center, leaving his fingerprints for police to find, he said.  UVM police began investigating...

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