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The Vermont Cynic

The University of Vermont's Independent Voice Since 1883

The Vermont Cynic

Senior Harmony Edosomwan speaks during a protest organized by NoNames for Justice and Queer Student Action at Waterman building, Sept. 25. The protest called for the release of the complete Campus Climate Survey data from the University.

Three Years of Protest: What does the future hold for NoNames for Justice?

What does the future look like for NoNames? They have been active at UVM for years. Here’s what has and has not changed.
A screenshot of a beta version of the online interface to access the results of the Campus Climate Survey.

Campus Climate Survey data goes live online

Ella Ruehsen, Staff Writer September 27, 2019

In the wake of student demands for increased access to Campus Climate Survey data, UVM has released an online version of the data available to the UVM community. Wanda Heading-Grant, vice president...

Junior and NoNames for Justice leader Harmony Edosomwam addresses students and faculty outside Waterman Sept. 25, 2019.

Breaking: Students rally in front of Waterman, demand Campus Climate data

Sawyer Loftus , News Editor September 25, 2019

UVM students and staff members rallied outside of Waterman building to push the administration to give students all of the Campus Climate Survey data. The protest, led by student activist groups NoNames...

Students call on UVM administration to release more Campus Climate data ahead of rally

Students call on UVM administration to release more Campus Climate data ahead of rally

Lilly Young , Cynic News Reporter September 23, 2019

A student activist group is calling on UVM to release all of the data from the 2019 Campus Climate Survey ahead of a rally.  In the winter of 2019, students, faculty and staff were asked to take the...

Patriot Front sticker found outside the Davis Center

Hate group stickers go up around campus, students and leadership react

Staff Report September 4, 2019
The Vermont Cynic asked UVM groups what they thought about the reemergence of white nationalist stickers on UVM’s campus. Here’s what they said.
Protesters, including junior Alexander Smith and English professor Nancy Welch, listen to senior Scarlett Moore recount the events of the trial April 4. Im here because, number one, I think this is a really egregious attack on the free speech of queer students and students of color, Moore said.

Student’s hearings conclude conduct violation case

Lee Hughes, Assistant News Editor April 11, 2019

A group of students was found responsible for violating University policy following a Feb. 26 rally in Waterman, concluding a three-week conduct process. The students spoke at a  Feb. 26 NoNames for...

Sophomore Harmony Edosomwan, a leader of the student group NoNames for Justice, speaks to the crowd alongside junior Amanda Martinez Feb. 26. The rally commemorated the one-year the one-year anniversary of the groups Waterman takeover.

University officials fire back at protestors: “we don’t police language, we do policy”

Sawyer Loftus , Contributor March 27, 2019

University of Vermont administrators have fired back at accusations of free speech restrictions on campus. Recently, 33 faculty and staff members sent a letter to UVM administrators stating they were...

Vice Provost for Student Affairs Annie Stevens addresses protestors at a Feb. 22 rally in Waterman. The students involved could now face misconduct charges for disruption because they used a bullhorn, speakers and played music in between speeches.

University admin reports conduct violations at rally

Sawyer Loftus , Contributor March 27, 2019

Nine students who spoke at a rally in the Waterman building Feb. 26 could face misconduct charges for disruption. The students include leaders from rally organizers NoNames for Justice, who organized the...

Former United Academics President Sarah Alexander, associate professor of English,  leads a group of protestors across South Prospect Street into the Waterman building to deliver their petition.

Faculty union rally locked out of executive offices

Lee Hughes and Emma Pinezich March 26, 2019

The faculty union and student activists were locked out of the executive offices as they tried to deliver their petition to the administration. United Academics, the faculty union, hosted a 2:30 p.m....

UVM professors back student activists against conduct process

UVM professors back student activists against conduct process

Sawyer Loftus , Contributor March 26, 2019

  A letter signed by 33 University of Vermont professors and staff calls on administrators to drop all policy violations against nine students. The open letter was sent to the University by...

Sophomore Harmony Edosomwan, a leader of the student group NoNames for Justice, speaks to the crowd alongside junior Amanda Martinez Feb. 26. The rally commemorated the one-year the one-year anniversary of the groups Waterman takeover.

NoNames changes persist a year later

Lee Hughes, Assistant News Editor March 7, 2019

One year after the 2018 Waterman Takeover, NoNames for Justice rallied in the Waterman  Building to celebrate its accomplishments and promote other student activist groups on campus. NoNames held several...

Posters wrap the marble columns of the Waterman building the student activist group NoNames For Justice take-over of the building Feb. 26, 2018.

The Waterman Takeover: A tradition of protest at UVM

Meg Trogolo, Staff Writer February 26, 2019

One year ago, student activist group NoNames for Justice staged a takeover of the Waterman building Feb. 26 in order to protest racial injustice in the University’s administration. The takeover, in...

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