The Vermont Cynic

Why UVM needs a student union

Why UVM needs a student union

Ari Kotler, Opinion Columnist

May 2, 2020

As a student, you have rights. Society needs educated workers. It needs to produce scientists and doctors, writers and anthropologists, teachers and social workers. To do that, it needs students who will do the work needed to fill those roles.  The type of work we students do is intellectual work...

SGA needs to represent all students

Khalid AlMubarak

April 19, 2018

To build a truly representative students’ union, we can use the government body we already have. I began looking into this with a great degree of skepticism toward SGA. The students’ unions that I witnessed abroad were far more activist-oriented and more representative of their constituents. To solv...

Democratize UVM

Democratize UVM

Khalid AlMubarak

March 4, 2018

We need a student’s union; a comprehensive and representative body that is elected by the students to serve the students. While organizations like the Black Student Union and the Asian Student Union are necessary and powerful, we still need one for the whole student body. It is questionable t...

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