The University of Vermont's Independent Voice Since 1883

The Vermont Cynic

The University of Vermont's Independent Voice Since 1883

The Vermont Cynic

The University of Vermont's Independent Voice Since 1883

The Vermont Cynic

A Ward 8 sandwich board sign stands outside the Fletcher Free Library March 2.

‘Voting changes the future:’ Students volunteer at the polls, campaign for candidates at Ward 8

Irene Choi, Assistant News Editor March 3, 2021

Fighting against cold winter winds, UVM students in Ward 8 gathered at the Fletcher Free Library to cast their votes in the 2021 Burlington mayoral election. Although Democratic incumbent Miro Weinberger...

The now four-term Burlington Mayor Miro Weinberger stands on North Ave during a “honk and wave” with his supporters Feb. 19. As cars passed by they honked in support.

Mayor Miro Weinberger narrowly wins fourth term despite student wards going for Tracy

Lila Cumming, Cynic News Reporter March 2, 2021

Democrat Mayor Miro Weinberger has won a fourth term by a mere 129 votes, according to the unofficial results provided by the city.  Weinberger, who has served as mayor for nine years, came in with...

Burlington residents walk in and out of the Mater Christi School to vote during Town Meeting Day March 2.

UVM students and community members cast mayoral ballots in Ward 1

Paige Fisher and Sierra Byrne March 2, 2021

UVM students and Burlington community members arrived at the Ward 1 voting location, Mater Christi School, to cast their vote on the 2021 Burlington mayoral election.  On the ballot for mayor are Democratic...

Max Tracy 2021 Burlington Mayoral Candidate stands at the top of the City Hall steps Feb. 18.

Meet the candidates: Progressive Max Tracy

Lila Cumming, Cynic News Reporter March 2, 2021

Having walked the UVM campus himself, Burlington mayoral candidate Max Tracy ‘09 feels he is prepared to represent students as the next mayor.  Tracy, a progressive, has represented Ward 2 on Burlington's...

Campaign signs for Mayor Miro Weinberger and one of his challengers Max Tracy fill the patch of grass inside the roundabout intersecting Shelburne road and South Willard St. Feb. 5.

Student groups split on supporting a candidate for Burlington mayor

Lila Cumming and Paige Fisher March 2, 2021

A contested race with three frontrunners for Burlington Mayor—one Democrat, one Progressive and one Independent—  has student groups split on who should be the next leader of Vermont’s Queen City.  Residents...

Burlington City Council voting guide: Ward 2

Staff Report March 2, 2020

Here's what you need to know about the candidates running in Ward 2 for Burlington City Council. Ryan Nick, Ward 2 City councilor candidate for Ward 2, Ryan Nick, decided to run because he...

Record number of admitted students

Record number of admitted students

Allie Osorno February 24, 2015

As many admitted students roam campus throughout the semester, it is clear that their numbers are higher than ever. The acceptance rate for the University is 71 percent, the highest in recent years, Beth...

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