The Vermont Cynic

UVMMC investigating if more funds could be taken by Trump Administration

UVMMC investigating if more funds could be taken by Trump Administration

Emma Pinezich, Cynic News Reporter

September 9, 2019

UVM Medical Center may lose more federal funding than originally expected after a nurse was forced to participate in an abortion procedure, a violation of federal law. The Office for Civil Rights, a sub-agency of the U.S. Department of Education, released a Notice of Violation Aug. 28 stating that ...

21 Savage and politics of deportation

21 Savage and politics of deportation

Gabby Felitto

March 1, 2019

Rapper 21 Savage was arrested Feb. 3 by Immigration and Customs Enforcement officers for overstaying his visa, according to a Feb. 8 Rolling Stone article. While he deserves the media attention he’s receiving, society should’ve been outraged over numerous deportations of black immigrants in recent y...

New year, but with the same old issues

Ari Kotler

January 27, 2019

What a year it’s been. President Donald Trump’s rotting brain has continued its plunge into insanity. White ethno-nationalists (big shoutout to Iowa Rep. Steve “Grand Wizard” King), “fiscal conservatives” and the super-rich remain in a happy political marriage and maintain  control of our g...

Hopelessness shouldn’t be part of the news

Hopelessness shouldn’t be part of the news

Henry Mitchell

January 26, 2019

Over winter break, I received a 23andMe kit. I thought I would just spit in a tube and wait for my ancestry results. Apparently these kits include a lot of warnings about life, including your risks for untreatable diseases. “Learning that you have a genetic risk factor for a disease can be diffic...

It’s time for a new Women’s March

It’s time for a new Women’s March

Staff Editorial

January 23, 2019

This past Saturday, Vermonters gathered in Montpelier — and in capitals across the nation — for the third annual Women’s March. The march was first conceived in the light of President Donald Trump’s 2016 election win. It’s well-known for being a symbol of resistance and unity, but it has also prov...

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