The Vermont Cynic

Rethink diversity courses

Joey Oteng March 10, 2015

Diversity is defined simply as difference, variety or a range of things. There are few things that unite the various academic departments at UVM. All students must take two “diversity” courses. The...

Decade of dismantling

March 10, 2015

In the world of higher education, few social issues are more pressing than sexual assault.If the casual observer of the media were to make a judgement, few would fault them for believing that many college...

It’s not new, Vermont

February 24, 2015

The need for ethical political campaigns and government activity has always been on the minds of Americans.With power comes the increased possibility of conflicts of interest. Many states have taken it...

On Cynic ads and politics

February 24, 2015

Dear Editor,I write in response to Mr. Joseph Brown’s editorial response to a letter of concern sent in by the student group Voices for Planned Parenthood that appeared in the Jan. 25, 2015 publication.I...

The lessons of cancer

Joey Oteng February 17, 2015

What are you living for? It’s a moving question that could lead to various answers. Some would say a loved one while others would mention their goals of improving the world. More often than not, the...

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