The Vermont Cynic

Success for Democrats is daring to dream

Success for Democrats is daring to dream

2 days ago

Over the last month, I’ve had to watch President Donald Trump play dumb over the killing of Washington...

White house firing sparks protests

White house firing sparks protests

3 days ago

Hundreds of people gathered in Burlington to protest the ousting of Attorney General Jeff Sessions as c...

Students weight in on Vermont midterm election

Students weight in on Vermont midterm election

4 days ago

Through many initiatives and organizing, UVM students were motivated to vote in the elections Nov. 6. Many...

Which pressing issues take precedence? Ask the press

Which pressing issues take precedence? Ask the press

November 10, 2018

In an Oct. 30, 2018 piece I wrote, I tried to defend the benefits that come with a nonpartisan, representativ...

Nation drowning under Trump’s program

Nation drowning under Trump’s program

Lily Spechler

April 5, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Hopefully that wall that Trump is building will double as a raft to save us from the perpetually rising...

Trump’s claims frame refugees as terrorists

Trump’s claims frame refugees as terrorists

Lily Spechler

March 23, 2017

Filed under Opinion

"This is a nation-wide soul search,” my father’s friend Dmitri said regarding the Syrian refuge...

Get Trump out of the bedroom

Get Trump out of the bedroom

February 18, 2017

I hate to admit it, but I have thought about Donald Trump while having sex. Not because he makes m...

Hope for the future with progressive millennials

November 9, 2016

Filed under Election Opinion, Letter to the Editor, Opinion

Dear Editor,  Similar to most Americans right now, I can't even begin to explain the emotional toll this election has taken. Election night took every ideal I had been taught about American society and shattered it. For the first time in my life I questioned whether this was somewhere I wanted to continue to be a part of. Every...

Trump sign marked with Swastika found near Hillel

Trump sign marked with Swastika found near Hillel

November 9, 2016

A student found a campaign sign with a spray painted swastika Nov. 9. Sophomore Isabelle Schechter discovered a ca...

Politics create new source of entertainment

Politics create new source of entertainment

November 3, 2016

We no longer have to go down to the river to get water. We don’t have to farm our own crops ...

As journalism changes, so does election coverage

As journalism changes, so does election coverage

October 28, 2016

A former New York Times reporter came to UVM to raise concerns on how the media does modern reporting...

Trump supporters looking to repeal 19th Amendment

Gaetano Martello

October 19, 2016

Filed under Opinion

This election just continues to surprise me. A new trend among Trump supporters has begun, and it is no surprise to me that it happens to be concurrent with Trump’s current series of losses in most polls. According to RealClearPolitics, Trump is losing in every swing state, polls after the second debate say he l...

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