The Vermont Cynic

The kids are all right: why student movements will save us all

Mills Sparkman

March 5, 2018

Filed under Opinion

This past week has been contentious, to say the least. NoNames for Justice and other student groups have rallied to support students and faculty of color on campus, and their voices have been heard. UVM administration has also made their voices heard, in the loudest way possible: silence. At the NoNames for Justice...

So you want to be an activist….

So you want to be an activist….

February 21, 2018

When we heard about the work that several departments and students are doing to address food insecuri...

The administration must reprioritize

The administration must reprioritize

November 9, 2016

The University has once again made a paramount decision without consulting some of the highest ...

Community marches against assaults

Community marches against assaults

Colin Bushweller

November 2, 2016

Filed under Campus, News, Vermont

Cold weather and icy sleet did not prevent dozens of UVM students from marching in solidarity to prote...

Students speak out against sexual assault

Students speak out against sexual assault

October 4, 2016

Sophomore Nina Truslow stood with a megaphone and recounted being raped at UVM.     “My n...

Students give support for migrant workers

Kelsey Neubauer, Assistant News Editor

October 4, 2016

Filed under Campus, News

Students rallied against the deportation of a migrant rights leader Oct. 3 outside Bailey/ Howe Library. Miguel Alcudia could potentially be thrown out of the country. “Not one more, not one more,” the protesters chanted while holding up signs that read “Free Miguel.” Students joined protesters across the state wh...

Student activism losing its luster

Student activism losing its luster

April 21, 2016

As the Cynic noted back in late January, the “Give Us Back Our Reading Days!” protest fell ...

‘Voices’ Make up for low turnout

Bryan O'Keefe

January 27, 2016

Filed under Campus, News

Student protesters marched through campus and into academic buildings Jan. 25 in opposition of the Faculty Senate’s decision to remove reading days. Senior Alexander Collingsworth organized the event, and said he feels the protest has to do with more than just the removal of reading days. “This is about the Facult...

Student activism falls flat

<p>Student activism falls flat</p>

January 27, 2016

Filed under Opinion, Staff Editorial

Nearly 350 people RSVP’d “going” to an event titled “Give Us Back Our Reading Days! Student Protes...

<p>Students removed from Trump’s rally, students say</p>

Students removed from Trump’s rally, students say

January 12, 2016

[Updated: Jan. 12 10:35 P.M.] Two UVM students said they were removed after  protesting a Donald Trump rally held at the Flynn Performing Arts Center Jan. 7 in Burlington. Fi...

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