The Vermont Cynic

The year of the white male

January 20, 2015

2014 has been the year of the collegiate white man. Campus rape? We are responsible. Police brutality? Yup, our fault.We’ve learned a lot about ourselves: how we should be assumed guilty of crimes that...

Ty’s Take: The College Football Playoff

January 14, 2015

One thousand seventy-five  yards of total offense over two games, 84 total points in two convincing victories, one undisputed champion.Ladies and gentlemen, the College Football Playoff works, and it’s...

Ty’s Take: Legacy left at ESPN

January 13, 2015

In sports, as in life, we are often taught that actions speak louder than words. But how do you remember a man who so greatly impacted the sporting world without ever playing a professional minute?Stuart...

Why we need Keystone XL

November 18, 2014

In the waning hours of Nov. 4, it became clear that a runoff election would be needed to determine who would report to Capitol Hill for the upcoming term as the Senator from Louisiana. The current Sen.Mary...

Party predictions for 2016

November 11, 2014

Last week, the Republican Party took complete control of Capitol Hill.Additionally, the blue governors’ seats in Massachusetts, Maryland and Illinois were taken by conservative candidates.Simply put,...

Critics to go Crimea river

April 8, 2014

U.S. pundits and policy makers alike have recently dubbed Russian president Vladimir Putin the 21st century's rendition of Adolf Hitler. Masquerading as a savior to Russians living outside the mainland,...

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