The Vermont Cynic

Hundreds of UVM students joined Burlington protest in outcry for firing of BPD cops

Hundreds of protesters raised their right fist as organizers spoke outside Burlington City Hall Wednesday night in a call for racial justice and an end to police violence.

Emma Pinezich, News and Sports Editor

September 3, 2020

Masses of UVM students joined community members as they marched down Church street wearing all black Wednesday night chanting ‘Black Lives Matter’ in the eighth day of protest calling for police reform in Burlington. Hundreds of young Burlington community members joined the multi-day protest dur...

Police aim to serve and protect, not shoot

September 21, 2016

Last Wednesday night, I was woken up at about four in the morning by a pounding. I thought it was my door. I turned on the light and listened as the pounding continued. There were two men outside, pounding on the door. I opened the door and went outside. There, on my neighbor’s porch, were the ...

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