The Vermont Cynic

LTE: Reflections on Blue Penis Gate and the WE Program at UVM

February 20, 2018


Filed under Letter to the Editor, Opinion

Reflections on Blue Penis Gate and the WE Program at UVM As a faculty member who taught human health and disease at UVM for two decades I was both amused and horrified by the saga of Blue Penis Gate at the new WE residence hall. Since UVM is a center of learning, let's ask the obvious: what is a p...

Wellness Environment oversteps its realm

Staff Editorial

January 18, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Staff Editorial

Although relatively new, the Wellness Environment has made a name for itself on campus. It’s known for its focus on health and wellbeing and its new residence hall, but also infamous for the contract its members must sign upon joining. When a group of WE students crafted a penis from sticky notes ...

Getting fined by a person in sweats

Getting fined by a person in sweats

Staff Editorial

November 1, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Staff Editorial

In light of the Richter case, we’re taking a closer look at student rights. According to the code of student rights and responsibilities, “the University recognizes the right of all students to engage in discussion, to exchange thought and opinion, and to speak, write, or publish freely on any subjec...

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