The Vermont Cynic

The men’s basketball team stands for the National Anthem against the University of Kentucky Nov. 12. The unseeded Catamounts lost to No. 5 Wildcats 73-69.

School responds to sports kneeling protest

Locria Courtright, Assistant Sports Editor November 14, 2017

Six members of the Saint Michael's College men's basketball team, as well as a number of team staff, took a knee during the national anthem before an exhibition game against UVM Nov. 4. The gesture...

Athletes have the right to kneel for national anthem

Greg Mandozzi, Staff Writer October 5, 2017

Week three of the NFL season is usually the time of year where we see what teams are made of. We notice who might be championship material. We get to see what teams are outshining expectations and...

Player sits for anthem, exercises a basic human right

John Suozzo September 10, 2016

An athlete’s refusal to stand during the national anthem has set off a debate over the role celebrities play in social issues and activism. Colin Kaepernick, quarterback for the San Francisco...

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