The Vermont Cynic

Posters highlight racial tensions

Posters highlight racial tensions

Brandon Arcari, Breaking News Assistant Editor

November 15, 2017

White pieces of printer paper featuring the phrase “It’s ok to be white” were taped up around campus Nov. 7 by an unknown party. The posters, which were affixed to police blue lights, streetlamps and doors, all read the same thing before most were removed by 7 a.m. that day. “It appears t...

Public opinions influenced by increase in fake news

Izzy Siedman

December 7, 2016

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, reveals the influence social media has on informing and grouping the populous....

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