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Broad City gets real for a young generation

Greta Bjornson, Life Editor

March 8, 2017

Filed under Columns, Life

It’s rare that a television show comes along that so thoroughly embodies the voice and experience of a generation. Comedy Central’s “Broad City” does just that. The show’s creators and lead characters, Abbi Jacobs...

Good places to get caffeinated

Chris Leow, Staff Writer

March 7, 2017

Filed under Columns, Life

Whether you’re looking to finish an essay, catch up with an old friend or just enjoy a warm beverage in the bitter cold, Burlington offers many options for a coffee shop getaway.  Here are a few of my favorites: Muddy W...

The Tinder app shapes this campus’ hookup culture

Izzy Siedman, Assistant Life Editor

March 5, 2017

Filed under Columns, Life

Right next to Facebook and Instagram on my home screen, there it is: Tinder, mascot of the hookup culture that has swept college campuses. “You have to get it,” they said. “It’ll be fun,” they said. “Just do it f...

Kombucha’s popularity climbs

Chris Leow, Senior Staff Writer

March 4, 2017

Filed under Columns, Life

Kombucha, a fermented tea beverage, has become quite the trendy drink in recent years. Believed to originate around 200 B.C. in Asia, according to the journal “Comprehensive Reviews in Food Science and Food Safety,” Ko...

Cost of rent prompts roommate life in cities

Marissa Lanoff, Staff Writer

March 3, 2017

Filed under Columns, Life

Roommates: they’re the family you get to choose. They’re whom you say goodnight to before bed and whom you say good morning to over a cup of coffee. They’re the people you love and yell at. They’re the ones who...

Lingering effects of a nickname

Drew Cooper, Cynic Correspondent

March 2, 2017

Filed under Columns, Life

Despite the somewhat meandering nature of this column, I intend to keep my word and discuss the intricacies of mental health as I understand it. As my first article was an introduction, it’s fitting that my sophomore pi...

A Day of Silence

A Day of Silence

February 19, 2017

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