The Vermont Cynic

Cynic History: Reporting on the women’s suffrage movement at UVM

Top fold of the front page of the Vermont Cynic from May 19, 1917. The Cynic reported that the first ever orientation-like event for Vermont high school women had been held at UVM.

Bridget Higdon, Editor-in-Chief

April 1, 2020

In celebration of Women’s History Month and the 100th anniversary of women’s suffrage, the Cynic searched its archives for stories that reported on how the movement took shape at UVM.  We found a handful of short briefs which, though sparse in their details, reveal that many UVM women in the late...

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