The Vermont Cynic

Activist group challenges administration

Activist group challenges administration

Zoe Stern, Staff Writer

March 6, 2019


Filed under Campus, News

A student activist group has released its list of demands aimed at the University administration. The Coalition for Student and Faculty Rights was created by students in support of United Academics, the faculty union, sophomore Cobalt Tolbert said. The organization is student-run and was created to ch...

Students have a right to know

Students have a right to know

Staff Editorial

March 6, 2019


Filed under Opinion

It’s another week on campus, and another wave of frustration has made its way through our community. The divide between the administration and the student body has grown ever wider each day as conflicts escalate over budget cuts and the state of the arts at our University. And a few weeks ago, the presidential ...

Decisions behind closed doors

Decisions behind closed doors

Staff Editorial

February 27, 2019


Filed under Opinion, Staff Editorial

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 to call for the resignation of current President Tom Sullivan, among other demands, because they bel...

When image control goes too far

When image control goes too far

Letter to the Editor

December 16, 2018


Filed under Letter to the Editor, Opinion

As a lead resident adviser and writing center tutor, the wellbeing of my community matters to me. As an Honors College student and critical thinker, honesty and academic integrity do as well. I feel I must speak out against the problematic email sent by Annie Stevens, vice provost for student affairs, to t...

My turn

Letter to the Editor

November 3, 2017


Filed under Letter to the Editor, Opinion

  By Thomas J. Gustafson In a letter to the editor last week, some students asserted that UVM “waited four days” to identify the student who allegedly engaged in explicitly racist and threatening language directed toward African American members of our community. This assertion is incorr...

Campus could soon become tobacco-free

Bryan O'Keefe

April 21, 2015


Filed under Campus, News

Cigarette smokers may find themselves without a place to smoke on campus come next semester, according to the final report from the UVM Tobacco-Free Steering Committee. The committee has been analyzing tobacco use on UVM’s campus, as well as reviewing the pros and cons for implementing a tobacco-free...

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