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Burlington’s undocumented deserve the right to vote

Burlington’s undocumented deserve the right to vote

Chris Harrell

April 17, 2019

It’s a wonder why Burlington is not the first in the state to pass a non-citizen voting measure and why we aren’t actively pushing for it right now. Our city comes in first place in many different measures across the state of Vermont. It’s the largest city in terms of both population and econ...

Identity runs deeper than skin and speech

Identity runs deeper than skin and speech

Gabby Felitto

November 29, 2018

The Latinx community is one of the fastest-growing ethnic groups in America, according to a September 2017 Pew Research Center article. But they have issues concerning who is actually a part of their group. Being considered “not Latinx enough” can come from factors like religion and food preferen...

Campus organizations create safe spaces

Campus organizations create safe spaces

Staff Editorial

January 24, 2018

This week, we got a tip from a student about racist posters posted around the Waterman green. We thought it was old news – two months old, in fact. The front page of the Nov. 14 issue of the Cynic read “Posters highlight racial tensions.” Old news? Unfortunately not. These posters were roun...

UVM and Burlington are one

UVM and Burlington are one

Staff Editorial

February 14, 2017

Upon our acceptance of UVM’s offer to join their community as Catamounts, we became a part of another community as well: Vermont’s queen city, Burlington. The college experience is so much more than just the classes we take, here we learn to be members of a community. Programs created by ...

Team shows humanity in tragedy

Team shows humanity in tragedy

January 18, 2017

On the afternoon of Jan. 6, a shooter entered Fort Lauderdale International Airport, murdered five innocent people and injured six others. Thirty-six more people faced injuries as a result of the panic that followed, including three members of UVM’s swimming and diving team. [media-credi...

iPhones are destroying human interaction

iPhones are destroying human interaction

September 28, 2016

Kids these days and their iPhones. They can’t even look up from them for one minute to speak with their father on the drive up to college. What are you doing? Facechatting? What are you tweetering about? Are you enjoying my Bee Gees CD? I probably sound like your suburban, t-shirt-tucking, cle...

The Best of Burlington is back in town

April 27, 2016

Skinny Pancake, Henderson’s, Nectar’s: the list goes on. UVM students, staff and faculty alike all have their favorites when it comes to places where they eat, drink and live.The Cynic is in the midst of conducting our “Best of Burlington” poll to determine what the community considers the “bes...

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