The Vermont Cynic

Students react to a unique first presidential debate

Students react to a unique first presidential debate

Cyrus Oswald October 15, 2020

The first presidential debate of the 2020 presidential election on Sept. 29 between President Donald Trump and former vice president Joe Biden was historic, shockingly departing from the typical progression...

How to prevent a repeat of the first debate

How to prevent a repeat of the first debate

Jordan Spindel, Opinion Columnist October 15, 2020

“That was a hot mess, inside a dumpster fire, inside a trainwreck.” This is how not only CNN anchor Jake Tapper interpreted 2020’s first presidential debate, but also millions watching across...

Promotional banners for STEM are displayed in front of Discovery Hall. A public debate held Feb. 27 in the Davis Center's Sugar Maple Ballroom focused on whether prioritization toward STEM in higher education is appropriate or not.

Debate team disputes conflict

Maeve Gurnis and Lee Hughes March 7, 2019

Following student outcry and protests in response to faculty cuts, UVM’s Lawrence Debate Union held a debate about the importance of STEM and the liberal arts. The union hosted the public debate Feb....

A brief breakdown of Trump's persona in the debates

A brief breakdown of Trump’s persona in the debates

Jake Geller October 27, 2016

What a pity, truly. The lives of all Americans hang in the balance of a real-life reality TV show. Before I say anything, I must make an apology. Sorry Teresa Giudice, flipping a table just isn’t...

The triggered campus tyrants

Joey Brown April 21, 2015

Last Thursday, American Enterprise Institute scholar and author of “Who Stole Feminism?” Christina Hoff Summers spoke at Georgetown University, at the invitation of a campus conservative group. She...

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