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The Vermont Cynic

Consent is not sexy, but it is mandatory

Consent is not sexy, but it is mandatory

March 31, 2017

Since it is such a hot topic on college campuses, I can say with certainty that everyone has ...

Western feminism has it wrong

Western feminism has it wrong

March 30, 2017

There have been tremendous strides made in the realm of gender equality and women’s rights over the...

Pondering over the post-grad job market

Pondering over the post-grad job market

March 29, 2017

Graduate seeking employment: will work for free.As a college graduate, it seems, my job prospects are fai...

Chris Petrillo for SGA President

Chris Petrillo for SGA President

March 28, 2017

In at least the past ten years, the Cynic has not endorsed a candidate for SGA president. This year, w...

Campus should allow for Second Amendment rights

Campus should allow for Second Amendment rights

March 24, 2017

We have seen in our nation’s past the deadly failures of gun-free policies.Sandy Hook Elementary...

Trump’s claims frame refugees as terrorists

Trump’s claims frame refugees as terrorists

March 23, 2017

"This is a nation-wide soul search,” my father’s friend Dmitri said regarding the Syrian refuge...

First sleep out to end youth homelessness

First sleep out to end youth homelessness

March 22, 2017

Dear Editor, On Saturday, March 25th, Volunteers In Action is helping to bring the Sleep Out movemen...

Don’t let rhetoric divide us further

Don’t let rhetoric divide us further

March 22, 2017

This week, Vermont and the UVM community saw the first community-altering event of Trump’s fe...

Positive thinking promotes health and wellness

Positive thinking promotes health and wellness

March 11, 2017

According to Buddha, “all that we are is a result of what we have thought.”When we experi...

Burlington schools should increase budget

Burlington schools should increase budget

March 10, 2017

It is an ongoing debate in communities nationwide: increase school budgets — and therefore the quality...

Netflix: is it watching you instead?

Netflix: is it watching you instead?

March 9, 2017

I have previously suggested that Netflix is watching you.Each time you watch a mov...

Reading days must be reinstated

Reading days must be reinstated

March 8, 2017

When reading days were removed at the end of the fall 2015 semester, they were done so without...

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