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Public opinions influenced by increase in fake news

Izzy Siedman

December 7

Filed under Life

Raise your hand if you’ve ever scrolled past an factually incorrect article or a misleading post from a friend on Facebook and thought nothing of it. The prevalence of “fake news” and how often it is taken as fact, r...

Challenge for a millenial: spending a day phone free

Hunter Colvin

November 10

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As a millennial, a technology devotee and an avid Candy Crush player, I use my phone quite frequently. So, I tried giving it up for a day. Quick disclaimer: I did use my phone as an alarm clock and as a way to time my break at ...

Third time’s the charm: what I have learned

November 9

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I recently had sex with a new partner. This new rendezvous bumped the number of guys I have slept with up from two. My “number” is now three. I have had sex with three different people. I thought about this for a bit....

One quest to find the best VT vegan pizza

Chris Leow

November 3

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Vegan pizza is mysterious. How can one of America’s favorite junk foods be any good without the cheese and the meat? I’m not vegan myself, but I have a dairy allergy that forces me to seek out vegan options a lot of the ...

Students warned against offensive Halloween costumes

Hannah Carpino

November 3

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Preceding the weekend of dressing up and parties around college campuses nationwide, an email was sent out to the UVM student body Oct. 27. The email warned of the possibly unintended effects of certain Halloween costumes and e...

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