The Vermont Cynic

Senator Cotton’s letter wasn’t treason

Joey Brown

April 15, 2015

Dissent, the left used to remind us — although coincidentally and solely during the George W. Bush administration — is the highest form of patriotism. Well, unless Barack Obama is president. Then you’re violating the Logan Act of 1799. If you haven’t heard of this bill, it’s likely becaus...

Think independently

March 18, 2015

By the time seniors graduate and summer rolls around, undergraduates at UVM will have a new Student Government Association president.Candidates are already starting their campaigns, and there are many qualified, capable people who could fill the position.Candidates will be asking for endorsements from clubs, promi...

On Cynic ads and politics

February 24, 2015

Dear Editor,I write in response to Mr. Joseph Brown’s editorial response to a letter of concern sent in by the student group Voices for Planned Parenthood that appeared in the Jan. 25, 2015 publication.I am not a member of VOX and this letter does not represent the views of that group in any official...

Stay informed and diligent

February 3, 2015

We as a generation are soon to inherit this country. We have to do better. We have to care more.We have to ask questions. Its successes and failures from scientific innovations and booming business along with our problems of massive student debt, marriage inequality and urban gentrification will be ours....

Corporate influence and elections

Gaetano Martello

January 20, 2015

Most people I know, including those who vote, have no idea what corporate lobbying is, which I find completely disturbing. As a result, the majority of people in my circle of friends are easily led to believe that the only dirty politicians are Republicans who stifle heavier taxation and increased go...

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