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The Vermont Cynic

The University of Vermont's Independent Voice Since 1883

The Vermont Cynic

The University of Vermont's Independent Voice Since 1883

The Vermont Cynic

Morrill Hall is located at the corner of Main Street and University Place.

How the Morrill Land-Grant Acts stole indigenous lands for higher education

Lucille Whittier, Cynic News Reporter September 23, 2021

UVM’s Morrill Hall is one of 106 “Morrill Halls” on campuses across the U.S. – all of which were established with government funds on land stolen from Indigenous People.  Morrill Hall is named...

Junior Syd Partin sits on the steps of the Howe Library with her sign the morning of Sept. 16.

Student carries sign in solidarity with other survivors of sexual violence

Eliza Barker, Cynic News Reporter September 22, 2021

Editor's note: This story was updated at 10:29 p.m. Sept. 22.  A UVM student can be seen holding a handmade cardboard sign on campus – a statement piece she said she carries to demonstrate the constant...

The Assistant Director of FSLs office can be found in the Student Life office on the third floor of the Davis Center.

Assistant Director of FSL steps down for other job opportunity

Kate Vanni, Editor-in-Chief September 21, 2021

Assistant Director of Fraternity and Sorority Life plans to leave UVM for another program amidst clashes between FSL and the UVM student body. Christina Vega will begin her new position as Associate...

Burlington city councillors sit at a U-shaped table during the meeting regarding the BDS resolution.

UVM student groups made their voices heard at last week’s City Council meeting about BDS resolution

Staff Report September 21, 2021

Burlington City Council withdrew a recently proposed resolution to endorse the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement in relation to Israel at their Sept. 13 meeting.  Before the City Council meeting...

WRUV forced to switch out Google Drive for Microsoft, loses privacy in the process

WRUV forced to switch out Google Drive for Microsoft, loses privacy in the process

Nicole Hardy, Cynic News Reporter September 21, 2021

UVM’s student-led radio station, WRUV, is left with questions after the school’s tech team told them to change their communication method strictly to Microsoft. After years of successfully using...

An out of order sign on a Blue Light post has a messages written on it stating Please have an emergency somewhere else.

UVM finds challenges in repairing Blue Light units as replacement parts are phased out

Lila Cumming, Cynic News Reporter September 20, 2021

Editor's note: This story was updated at 4:28 p.m. Sept. 21.  UVM’s Blue Light units are becoming more difficult to repair, as replacement parts are no longer being manufactured and need to be special...

An email reminds students to complete an EVERFI training before Sept. 30.

Students confused about legitimacy of sexual assault prevention training email

Lila Cumming, Cynic News Reporter September 13, 2021

UVM students are unsure if the recent Sexual Assault Prevention Course email is real or a scam. EVERFI sent an email to UVM students on Sept. 6 stating that students are required to take a sexual assault...

A group of students cross at the intersection on Main Street by University Heights the morning of Sept. 8.

UVM lecturer withholds information about press conference to keep certain message intact

Ella Ruehsen, News and Sports Editor September 13, 2021

Senior lecturer Richard Watts said he withheld a press release about a press conference Wednesday from stakeholders until the morning of to prevent potential event coverage from diversifying in voices.  Watts...

A collection of recent email scams appear on a laptop screen Sept. 1.

As phishing and scams flood student inboxes, UVM continues to improve cybersecurity

Sabine Foerg, Cynic News Reporter September 8, 2021

In a modern world with ever-improving technology benefiting both the well- and ill-intentioned, UVM finds itself fighting an endless battle to maintain online security for community members.  UVM Police...

The freshly-painted water tower stands tall Sept. 3.

City completes recent construction on famed ‘UVM water tower’

Maggie Talty , Cynic News Reporter September 7, 2021

Workers scaling the exterior of the tower have grabbed the attention of campus onlookers in recent months. This work, which started spring 2020, came to a close Aug. 27, 2021.  As a prominent piece...

Students frustrated over lack of transparency from FSL on fraternity misconduct

Students frustrated over lack of transparency from FSL on fraternity misconduct

Ella Ruehsen, News and Sports Editor September 6, 2021

This article was updated Sept. 6 at 5:28 p.m. and Sept. 10 at 12:50 p.m. to correct factual errors. The current procedures intended to address fraternity and sorority misconduct at UVM evoke confusion...

A Walgreens employee fills a syringe with the Johnson and Johnson vaccine in the Patrick Gym May 2.

If COVID conditions worsen, unvaccinated students may be removed from campus

Ella Ruehsen , News and Sports Editor August 31, 2021

Unvaccinated students could be removed from UVM’s campus if a COVID-19 outbreak called for such measures, said Gary Derr, VP of operations and public safety. The COVID-19 Immunization Exemption form...

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