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...

Hate group stickers go up around campus, students and leadership react

Patriot Front sticker found outside the Davis Center

Staff Report

September 4, 2019

The Vermont Cynic asked UVM groups what they thought about the reemergence of white nationalist stickers on UVM’s campus. Here’s what they said.

Student groups work to increase voter turn out

Student groups work to increase voter turn out

Lindsay Freed, Senior Staff Writer

November 5, 2018

Voter turnout for young people has historically been low compared to other age groups. At UVM, groups like the SGA, College Democrats and College Republicans have been working to register students to vote in either Burlington or their hometowns. SGA-organized meet-and-greets with gubernatorial c...

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