The Vermont Cynic

As 2020 comes, hold candidates to higher standards

As 2020 comes, hold candidates to higher standards

Emily Johnston

February 7, 2019

In the era of #MeToo, it’s not easy to forgive someone who has tolerated  sexual misconduct. Ever since Jan. 2, when I read about several of Bernie Sanders’ staffers being accused of sexual harassment on CNN, I have begun to doubt whether or not he is a good candidate for 2020. The New York Tim...

Society cannot tolerate sexual misconduct

Society cannot tolerate sexual misconduct

Olivia Stafford

October 18, 2018

Studies show that 20 to 25 percent of women and 15 percent of men are victims of sexual misconduct at college, according to the Rape, Abuse and Incest National Network. Close to 90 percent of these cases go unreported. Sexual violence occurs at significantly higher rates than other crimes on college ca...

Student suing University following sexual assault allegations

Brandon Arcari, Breaking News Assistant Editor

November 28, 2017

An unnamed sophomore is suing the University over a one-semester suspension following allegations that he groped a female student. The student’s lawyers are arguing that the University chose to make an example out of the accused and claim there was no evidence to support the defendant’s claims in...

Flasher is cause for CatAlert

South Burlington Police received a report at 4:39 p.m. Nov. 3, of a man exposing himself to a female on the South Burlington Recreational path. The incident occurred near the UVM farm on Spear Street. COURTNEY CUNNINGHAM/The Vermont Cynic

Courtney Cunningham

November 11, 2015

A man exposed himself to a woman running on the bike path near the UVM farm on Spear Street Nov. 3, according to UVM police services. “The majority of reports we have relating to sexual misconduct are sexual assault,” Deputy Chief of UVM police services Tim Bilodeau said. “As far as someone e...

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