The Vermont Cynic

Sullivan’s Perkins letter was in poor taste

Sullivan’s Perkins letter was in poor taste

Letter to the Editor

October 19, 2017

President Sullivan, Your office’s recent email comparing students here at UVM to McCarthy was in incredibly poor taste. Students who are concerned or angry that a UVM building is named Perkins should not be vilified. If you are interested in the history of rhetoric in this country perhaps you...

Do Confederate monuments have artistic merit?

Bridget Higdon, Assistant Arts Editor

October 4, 2017

In recent months, Americans across the country have been questioning the definition of art and the purpose of monuments in our time. When UVM’s Black Students Union presented a list of of demands to President Tom Sullivan on Sept. 25, it caused this national conversation to come knocking at...

Sullivan responds to diversity protest

Sullivan responds to diversity protest

Brandon Arcari and Lilly Young

October 2, 2017

President Tom Sullivan met with 12 leaders of student diversity organizations Wednesday regarding the list of demands presented to him. Leaders of the Black Student Union, the Asian Student Union and Alianza Latinx coordinated a march to the Waterman building Sept. 25. The group brought a lis...

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