The Vermont Cynic

Exploring Burlington’s Thrift Store Scene

Exploring Burlington’s Thrift Store Scene

Hunter Colvin, Senior Staff Writer

February 19, 2017

Filed under Columns, Life

Just because I love shopping doesn’t mean my wallet loves it. So, I decided to look into some local thrift...

Planned Parenthood secured my support

Planned Parenthood secured my support

Sarah Heft, Senior Staff Writer

February 18, 2017

Filed under Columns, Life

With national talks about Planned Parenthood lately, I decided I should head over there and see what al...

Get Trump out of the bedroom

Get Trump out of the bedroom

February 18, 2017

I hate to admit it, but I have thought about Donald Trump while having sex. Not because he makes m...

Inclusive panties promote happy periods

Inclusive panties promote happy periods

February 18, 2017

As someone who menstruates, I am always looking for the next device that will make riding the red tide a...

Zen scholar lectures on mindfulness

September 29, 2016

Filed under Columns, Life

On the first official day of fall, light trickled into the high arched windows of Ira Allen Chapel. The modest crowd gathered there had come to see Jon Kabat-Zinn, founder of Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction in the United States, talk about his practice. Kabat-Zinn, known for making mindfulness practices more well-known throughout the U...

When it’s okay to be corny

When it’s okay to be corny

September 28, 2016

Have your cake and your veggies, too. Another week, another farm-fresh basket from the Intervale Food ...

A journey up the pinnacle

A journey up the pinnacle

Camilla Broccolo

September 28, 2016

Filed under Columns, Life

Once fall rolls around, the leaf peepers come to town and some UVM-ers hit the mountains. “[My favorite part of hiking in the fall is] the colors of th...

Where to get your music fix in Burlington

Camilla Broccolo

September 22, 2016

Filed under Columns, Life

Remember those summer days? The warm sun hitting your face, wind blowing and you’re swaying to the amazing live music. The classic image of any person at a summer concert. As sad as it is, outdoor concert and festival season is officially over and the great tunes are moving indoors. The music scene in Burlington is al...

Fresh ingredients for the perfect summer salad

Charlotte Fisher

September 21, 2016

Filed under Columns, Life

Tuesday afternoon with a bag in hand I arrived to pick up my first basket of the semester from the Intervale Food Hub. The day before I had received a newsletter that detailed what I should expect to find inside. I was pleased to find a basket sitting perched on a table labeled “Fisher.” Inside was a gorgeous array of ...

Not your mother’s brand of feminism

Not your mother’s brand of feminism

September 21, 2016

Filed under Columns, Life

The summer before 11th grade I went to summer camp, like I had been doing year after year for the past se...

What to expect when you look to Tinder to find love

What to expect when you look to Tinder to find love

May 7, 2016

In case anyone was still unsure, Tinder is 100 percent a hookup app. I would know because I went...

The feeling of being done

The feeling of being done

April 21, 2016

There seems to be a term for every bad thing that could happen in college which makes it sound cuter than...

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