The Vermont Cynic

Union blocked out of admin office

First-year Jordyn King delivers a speech at the March 26 United Academics rally on the Waterman Green, which was attended by 40 faculty and students. The rally was to support the UA's petition which demands for the reinstatement of two lecturers and support for students who received conduct hearing notices following participation in a Feb. 26 rally hosted by NoNames for Justice.

Emma Pinezich and Lee Hughes

April 2, 2019

The faculty union and student activists were locked out of the executive offices when they tried to deliver a petition. United Academics, the faculty union, hosted a 2:30 p.m. March 26 rally on the Waterman Green. It was attended by 40 faculty and students, including members from the Coalition for ...

NoNames for Justice protest blocks off Main Street

Sophomore BSU President Harmony Edosomwan sits in the middle of Main Street during the protest.

Joey Waldinger, Brandon Arcari

February 22, 2018

Members of NoNames for Justice, a student activist group, said they were willing to be arrested during their protest on South Prospect and Main Street.   At 7:45 p.m., protesters moved into the Waterman building. The protest began at 4:30 p.m. when a group of graduate students walked out of a fina...

Students call for administrators to resign over handling of bias incidents

Students call for administrators to resign over handling of bias incidents

Lindsay Freed and Lee Hughes

February 20, 2018

This article updated at 4:10 p.m. Feb. 21.  Students and community members occupied the Waterman Feb. 20, calling for administrators to resign over the University’s handling of racial bias incidents. The rally, referred to as the “Done with the Bullsh*t Rally,” protested the University...

Join the rally for workers’ rights on May 1

Join the rally for workers’ rights on May 1

Guest Commentator

April 25, 2017

UVM students have seen protest after protest happen over social issues that seem to be separate from the Vermont community. We have been out in the streets to support women, Muslim citizens, citizens of color, scientists, environmental justice, indigenous people’s rights, immigrants’ rights an...

Hundreds of students hold rally to support Mizzou

<p>Hundreds of students hold rally to support Mizzou</p>

Alexandra Shannon, Michelle Phillips, JP Riedel, and Kelsey Neubauer

November 13, 2015

  [Updated: 10:29 p.m. Nov. 16, 2015]   Over 200 students gathered in front of the Bailey/Howe Library Nov. 13 to show support for the students at the University of Missouri. The rally began at 1 p.m. The event began with a speech by sophomores Marylyn Rogel and Bri Ball. "S...

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