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The University of Vermont's Independent Voice Since 1883

The Vermont Cynic

The University of Vermont's Independent Voice Since 1883

The Vermont Cynic

UVM needs a policy for timeliness in returning grades

UVM needs a policy for timeliness in returning grades

Spencer Hurlburt, Opinion Columnist March 4, 2022

We need to turn assignments in on time and attend class on time. The same rules don’t apply to professors when it comes to putting in grades. In every other profession, making deadlines is important...

UVM, strive for transparency

UVM, strive for transparency

Letter to the Editor January 29, 2020

In October 2019, posters went up across campus warning of exclusion on the Incentive Based Budgeting steering committee, pending academic cuts, pay inequality and a worrying New England Commission of Higher...

Cynic to Chief Tuomey: what’s your 20?

Cynic to Chief Tuomey: what’s your 20?

Staff Editorial October 23, 2019

For the last three months, UVM Police Chief Lianne Tuomey has been on paid leave. Deputy Chief Tim Bilodeau has been acting in her place. No one has been hired to take the deputy position, leaving UVM...

Public records are ours by law

Public records are ours by law

Staff Editorial May 1, 2019

We need to demand more transparency from our University. A year ago, Jacob Oblak, a law student at Vermont Law School, filed a public records request with UVM to see a police affidavit of Wesley Richter,...

Decisions behind closed doors

Decisions behind closed doors

Staff Editorial February 27, 2019

The University board of trustees officially confirmed the appointment of a new president, Suresh Garimella, Feb. 22. A year ago to the day, student activist group NoNames for Justice blocked Main Street...

Engaging students in SGA issues

May 4, 2018

It takes knowing SGA to participate in SGA. But it is a challenging task to try to learn all there is to know about SGA. It’s hard to engage with it while while balancing a very busy life and study...

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