The Vermont Cynic

Former UVM President Passes Away

Brandon Arcari, Assistant Breaking News Editor

January 16, 2018

Filed under News, Uncategorized

Former UVM president John Hennessey passed away Jan. 11. He was 92. Hennessey served as UVM’s provost from 1986 to 1989. He then took over as interim president when President Lattie Coor left. He served until 1990, when President George Davis took office, according to UVM’s website for former presidents. He is survived...

Point Counterpoint: The Debate on DACA; Counterpoint: But we are obligated to uphold the constitution

Point Counterpoint: The Debate on DACA; Counterpoint: But we are obligated to uphold the constitution

September 16, 2017

I am not going to argue whether it would be just to deport illegal immigrants who came here as...

Point Counterpoint: The Debate on DACA; Point: We have a moral duty to defend the Dreamers

Point Counterpoint: The Debate on DACA; Point: We have a moral duty to defend the Dreamers

September 15, 2017

Immigrants have been and continue to be the backbone of the nation. Still, Donald Trump anno...

Nation drowning under Trump’s program

Nation drowning under Trump’s program

Lily Spechler

April 5, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Hopefully that wall that Trump is building will double as a raft to save us from the perpetually rising...

Students pop UVM’s liberal bubble

Students pop UVM’s liberal bubble

Staff Editorial

April 5, 2017

Filed under Opinion, Staff Editorial

A university is a marketplace of ideas. The discussions we choose to have on campus will define t...

Trump’s claims frame refugees as terrorists

Trump’s claims frame refugees as terrorists

Lily Spechler

March 23, 2017

Filed under Opinion

"This is a nation-wide soul search,” my father’s friend Dmitri said regarding the Syrian refuge...

Don’t let rhetoric divide us further

Don’t let rhetoric divide us further

March 22, 2017

This week, Vermont and the UVM community saw the first community-altering event of Trump’s fe...

Market volatility within Trump’s America

Market volatility within Trump’s America

Gabriella Marchesi

March 2, 2017

Filed under Opinion

The stock market is inherently volatile—investors will be hesitant in the face of uncertainty and rally...

Gorsuch: preserving constitutional rights

Gorsuch: preserving constitutional rights

James Simpson

February 22, 2017

Filed under Opinion

President Trump's Supreme Court nominee was called an “extreme right winger” in a Cynic ar...

The future in the Trump administration is not good

The future in the Trump administration is not good

February 11, 2017

Here are some of my bleak predictions for our country under the Trump regime: Prediction 1...

Articles fail to present holistic perspective

Articles fail to present holistic perspective

Guest Commentator

February 9, 2017

Filed under Guest Commentary, Opinion

Two recent articles in the Cynic, “The Right to Choose in Trump’s America” and “Abortion in Trump’s...

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