The Vermont Cynic

Governmental actions affect us all

Governmental actions affect us all

Staff Editorial

3 days ago


Filed under Opinion, Staff Editorial

At the date of publication of this article, the government will have been shut down for 25 days. That means 25 days that one third of federal workers have gone without pay. The shutdown is the result of a political disagreement over funds demanded by President Trump for his border wall. And althoug...

Shutdown puts aid and grants at risk

Shutdown puts aid and grants at risk

Lindsay Freed, Senior Staff Writer

January 22, 2018


Filed under Headliners, News

UVM will feel the impact of the federal government shutdown if it is not resolved within the next few days. The shutdown began at midnight Jan. 20 after the U.S. Senate was unable to pass a short-term spending bill, said Wendy Koenig, UVM director of federal and state relations. This means federal ...

Lowest tuition increase in 40 years approved by board of trustees

Lowest tuition increase in 40 years approved by board of trustees

Linsday Freed, Staff Writer

May 29, 2017


Filed under News

The lowest tuition percentage increase since 1977 was passed by the board of trustees May 20. In-state tuition will rise 2.7 percent, from $15,096 to $15,504, and out-of state tuition will rise 2.5 percent, from $38,180 to $39,120, for the 2017-2018 academic year, said trustee Soraiya Thura, who sits...

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