The Vermont Cynic

Vote with compassion

Vote with compassion

March 7, 2018

Tuesday is Town Meeting Day, which means that UVM students have the day off from classes to get out an...

SGA first year elections begin today

SGA first year elections begin today

September 13, 2017

The Student Government Association will be holding elections for first-year senators this week. Voting ...

A final dump on Trump: The easiest voting choice

A final dump on Trump: The easiest voting choice

November 10, 2016

I never really considered myself that much of a political enthusiast. I had opinions on social issues,...

Clinton devotes her life to the good of the people

Clinton devotes her life to the good of the people

November 10, 2016

I saw I had a text from my grandma, the one who never sends text messages because she doesn’t...

The importance of voting this election

The importance of voting this election

November 2, 2016

Filed under Opinion, Staff Editorial

Election Day. It’s less than a week away, which is a hard to ignore fact considering the large ...

The Coalition for a Livable City

October 20, 2016

Filed under Letter to the Editor, Opinion

Dear Editor, The Coalition for a Livable City, feeling the Bern and armed with a positive message of a Better Town Center, faces a true David and Diana versus Goliath battle to defeat the two November ballot items: the Sinex zoning amendment and $22 million project tax increment financing funds. The Coalition, gra...

Trump supporters looking to repeal 19th Amendment

Gaetano Martello

October 19, 2016

Filed under Opinion

This election just continues to surprise me. A new trend among Trump supporters has begun, and it is no surprise to me that it happens to be concurrent with Trump’s current series of losses in most polls. According to RealClearPolitics, Trump is losing in every swing state, polls after the second debate say he l...

Efforts to renovate downtown to all outdoor shopping

Efforts to renovate downtown to all outdoor shopping

October 19, 2016

[media-credit name="Eileen O'Connor" align="alignnone" width="300"][/media-credit] A recently propos...

Voting system is ineffective and out-of-date

August 31, 2016

Filed under Opinion

I accompanied my roommate to vote in the Vermont state primaries Aug. 9. The process of voting was more or less a farce.I wasn’t voting, since I’m registered back home in DC, but I wanted David Zuckerman to win the nomination to be the Democratic candidate for lieutenant governor. He had sponsored legislation in the Verm...

The U.S. must update voting system

The U.S. must update voting system

April 27, 2016

There’s an old saying: “Americans will cross an ocean to spread democ- racy, but they won’t cross ...

Don’t shame women voting for men

Don’t shame women voting for men

March 2, 2016

Filed under Opinion

Many people have told me that wanting to vote for Bernie Sanders is just a phase. They cite different...

Hypocrisy among youth vote

Hypocrisy among youth vote

March 1, 2016

College students love to root for candidates, plaster bumper stickers on their laptops and bash whichever...

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