The Vermont Cynic

Say no to single use plastics and fossil fuel

Say no to single use plastics and fossil fuel

Chris Harrell

May 2, 2019

The University of Vermont is known for being green. It’s in our school colors, our environmental sciences and studies programs and our track record for environmentalism. But I’m concerned the University isn’t taking climate change, and the University’s contribution to it, seriously enough. There...

Strive to be sustainable in all ways

Strive to be sustainable in all ways

Staff Editorial

April 18, 2019

While UVM is very conscious of the environment, we must aim higher and acknowledge our faults to be truly sustainable. Though we tout our lack of plastic water bottles and compost bags available in our residence halls, there are still environmental and sustainable blind spots. For example, the Univer...

Why the University has a moral obligation to divest from TD bank

Why the University has a moral obligation to divest from TD bank

Keely Lyons

September 23, 2017

UVM is helping build the Dakota Access Pipeline. UVM invests in three major banks: TD Bank, Citizens Bank and People’s United Bank. It is unclear how much money UVM invests in these banks. However, it is clear how much money these banks give to the companies responsible for constructin...

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