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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

Turning Point’s politics are dangerous

Turning Point’s politics are dangerous

Jack Pitblado, Opinion Columnist November 9, 2021

Turning Point came to the Hilton DoubleTree hotel in South Burlington for a “Campus Tour Event” on Oct. 18, according to an Oct. 19 VTDigger article.  Turning Point’s history with UVM is clearly...

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Turning Point USA meets protesters in Burlington

Cyrus Oswald, Culture Staff Writer October 25, 2021

A conservative campaign made a stop on one of the country’s most liberal campuses and encountered protestors. Turning Point USA is a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting conservative values...

SGA council members meet in the Davis center’s Grand Maple Ballroom while Gail Shampnois, the director of the Office of Student & Community Relations speaks via Microsoft Teams, Sept. 15.

SGA derecognizes conservative student group as membership dwindles

Paige Fisher, Cynic News Reporter October 2, 2020

A conservative campus group that supports Donald Trump is no longer recognized as a club at UVM just 30 days short of the election after a resolution was passed by SGA.  SGA derecognized the club in...

 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.

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

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...

Listen, dont 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...

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...

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