The Vermont Cynic

‘They’re just bad news,’ Turning Point USA attempts to reemerge at UVM

 Two self-identifying Turning Point USA representatives, one wearing a body camera, table on the Andrew Harris Commons, Aug. 27. Although they are an SGA recognized group, SGA President Jillian Scannell said the group has not done any of the SGA requirements that all recognized groups must do.

Sawyer Loftus and Lilly Young

September 11, 2019

A conservative student group could be derecognized for breaking SGA rules, but as the group’s future is considered, national representatives have come to rebuild. The group, Turning Point USA, is a national conservative nonprofit that was founded in 2012. The group seeks to promote ideas of freed...

Professor watch list: defending free speech

Professor watch list: defending free speech

January 18, 2017

Dear UVM Students, We write to inform you that as members of the faculty of the University of Vermont we have signed on to the American Association of University Professors’ “Open Letter Regarding the Professor Watchlist.” You can find the letter and all of its signatories at https://www.aa...

Listen, don’t dismiss other opinions

Listen, don't dismiss other opinions

September 21, 2016

Last Friday, a pro concealed carry organization tabled outside the Davis Center. On our undeniably liberal campus, the conservative voice is often lost in a majority population of pro-Bernie Sanders, social justice warriors. As a result, conservative students, who are clearly outnumbered by...

Students bring conservative voices forward

September 20, 2016

Conservative students have new outlets to share their thoughts and engage in discussions with other students on campus. Students for Concealed Carry announced their arrival on campus while Turning Point USA and Young Americans for Liberty tabled for student support in the Davis Center Sept. 1...

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