The Vermont Cynic

Letter to the editor: Kavanaugh’s appointment

Ecofeminism Students

October 25, 2018

Filed under Opinion

With the lifetime appointment of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the highest court in the United States, we can no longer deny the deeply entrenched patriarchy in the US and around the world. The case had eerie resemblances to the Anita Hill case (1991). Many may have assumed that several decades later there would be a different outcome....

Why protesting is important for democracy

Jackson Schilling

October 18, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Does protesting matter to a government that doesn’t listen to its people? Thousands of people across the nation gathered in protest of Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination to the supreme court. UVM students walked out of class, hundreds of protestors gathered around the senate hearing and women shared stories of their own sexual...

Sullivan’s duty to the community

Letter to the Editor

October 14, 2018

Filed under Letter to the Editor, Opinion

Dear President Sullivan, I hope that you can see fit to address the University as to where we stand as a community concerning the current state of Judge Kavanaugh’s nomination to the Supreme Court of the United States. There is a palpable sense of hurt and foreboding among our female students and faculty at UVM that our n...

Students and faculty protest Kavanaugh

Students and faculty protest Kavanaugh

October 4, 2018

UVM students walked out of class to protest the nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court Oct. 4. ...

Disagreements need discussion

Disagreements need discussion

Staff Editorial

October 3, 2018

Filed under Opinion, Staff Editorial

This past week, the Cynic published an editorial piece by a columnist who argued in favor of Judge Bret...

Kavanaugh should be confirmed to Supreme Court

James Simpson

September 28, 2018

Filed under Opinion

The news has been dominated for the past few weeks by two sexual misconduct allegations brought against Brett Kavanaugh, President Trump’s nominee to the Supreme Court. Democrats have seized on these allegations in the hopes of either stopping or delaying Kavanaugh’s confirmation. However, these allegations are entirely...

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