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Stop relying on others for plans

Stop relying on others for plans

Sam Jefferson, staff writer April 8, 2021

I can’t remember the last time I was asked “do you have any plans this weekend?” and actually had a response.  I never viewed it as a negative thing, I was just someone who didn’t have a schedule...

There are better alternatives to resin art

There are better alternatives to resin art

Emily Johnston, staff writer April 7, 2021

Trends on the internet are great for creative ideas anyone can accomplish no matter their art skill. Yet there is a massive problem with a recent trend, resin art, that not a lot of people are talking...

Food workers need vaccines, now

Food workers need vaccines, now

Meg Trogolo, staff writers April 5, 2021

Vermont’s food service workers should all be eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine already. In Governor Phil Scott’s current plan, health care workers have been eligible for vaccination for months,...

Ask the cats: answers for your questions

Ask the cats: answers for your questions

The Cats of Opinion, staff writers April 3, 2021

Hey readers! Here is this week's second question: How to keep your individuality while wearing masks? Meowoncé: Masks are a FIRE fashion statement, one that could already be seen long before the...

Ask the cats: answers for your questions

Ask the cats: answers for your questions

The Cats of Opinion, staff writers April 2, 2021

Hey readers! The opinion section is happy to inform you that we are bringing back our new and improved advice column, Ask the Cats. At the end of each month, the cats of the opinion section will answer...

Why women settle professionally and romantically?

Why women settle professionally and romantically?

Sophie Oehler, staff writer April 1, 2021

In my sophomore year of high school, my prom date, realizing I was not going to help him achieve his very important goal of losing his virginity before graduation, decided we were “better off as friends”...

UVM blames students for rise in COVID cases

UVM blames students for rise in COVID cases

Jordan Spindel, staff writer March 31, 2021

Spring semester has been one of the wildest ones yet for UVM. Since its start, at least 413 students, including myself have tested positive for COVID-19, according to UVM’s weekly testing report.  As...

All work no play makes America dull

All work no play makes America dull

Emily Johnston, Assistant Opinion Editor March 25, 2021

Side hustles, two jobs and monetizing every moment of one’s day seems to be the newfound market plan of aspiring business people even though this method causes burnout fast. Online and in-person,...

Gratitude is a great way to improve your outlook on life

Gratitude is a great way to improve your outlook on life

Sam Jefferson, Staff Writer March 23, 2021

I think most people agree that it’s important to be grateful in life. Without gratitude, it’s exponentially harder to appreciate the things you already have. I’m sure most of us can think of relatives...

Perspectives: SGA needs more academic representation across the colleges

Perspectives: SGA needs more academic representation across the colleges

Owen Doherty, History and Political Science Major March 23, 2021

The Student Government Association claims to represent all students and I do believe that some Senators do but at its core are structural challenges that prevent SGA from being actually representative.  Currently,...

Stop blaming female adult actresses for your insecurities

Stop blaming female adult actresses for your insecurities

Gabby Felitto, Opinion Editor March 19, 2021

I have been an avid porn watcher since I was probably about 12. I didn't have much supervision as a child and I had a Tumblr account when it was at its height for pornographic content.   Since then,...

A 20-something's bucket list

A 20-something’s bucket list

Sophie Oehler, Staff Writer March 17, 2021

When I was in highschool, my best friend and I saw the film “How To Be Single” in theatres. It’s a bizarre movie. Dakota Johnson plays a paralegal at a law firm who’s just broken up with her...

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