The Vermont Cynic

Success for Democrats is daring to dream

Success for Democrats is daring to dream

23 hours ago

Over the last month, I’ve had to watch President Donald Trump play dumb over the killing of Washington...

When social and fiscal beliefs clash

When social and fiscal beliefs clash

6 days ago

College is, and should be, a place to openly express your political views. A common stance is the “sociall...

Where’s the old Kanye? He’s where music and politics intersect

Where’s the old Kanye? He’s where music and politics intersect

Sarah Robinson, Culture Columnist

October 31, 2018

Filed under Culture

Holly Coughlan In 2002, a Chicago producer got in a car accident that left his jaw wired shut. The single resulting from this injury, “Through the Wire,” is featu...

Don’t wait to speak up

Don’t wait to speak up

October 24, 2018

The survivors of the Parkland shooting came to speak Oct. 19 in Burlington. While addressing a crowd gathe...

Engage in democracy and vote

Engage in democracy and vote

October 17, 2018

The polls open for many of our state and local midterms Nov. 6. As we enter this election season, peo...

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...

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