The Vermont Cynic

Vandalism spikes throughout UVM’s campus

A sign welcoming students to Harris Hall, seen Feb. 13. On the right hand side of the sign a painting of a penis can be seen.

Maryann Makosiej, Assistant News Editor

February 19, 2020

On Thursday, Feb. 13 members of the Cynic staff observed more than 40 ceiling tiles missing from several dorms, trash left in halls and graffiti on the walls. Walking into Harris Hall, Cynic staff were greeted by a penis painted on a “welcome to Harris sign.” For the month of January and first hal...

The Cynic Reports – Vandalism Special Report

The Cynic Reports - Vandalism Special Report

Alek Fleury, Managing Editor

February 19, 2020

A special report on the vandalism on campus.

Community rallies against hateful signs in Burlington

Grace Odell, executive director of the Ohavi Zedek Synagogue, Dana Kaplan, executive director of Outright Vermont, and Rabbi Any Small hold a rainbow pride flag Feb. 8. The Synagogue and the Pride Center were targeted between Feb. 4 and Deb. 5.

Lee Hughes, Assistant News Editor

February 12, 2019

Student groups joined community members at City Hall Feb. 8 in support of Jewish and LGBTQ communities following white supremacist signs posted on a Burlington synagogue and the Pride Center. The Ohavi Zedek Synagogue, the Pride Center of Vermont and Champlain High School were targeted between the night...

Hillel sign recovered

Hillel sign recovered

Kelsey Neubauer, Assistant News Editor

April 19, 2016

For three days the sign in front of UVM Hillel was missing. The sign went missing early morning April 15 and was found April 18, said Matt Vogel, executive director of UVM Hillel. “I called the Burlington police to file a report and they were really responsive,” Vogel said. The Hillel c...

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