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Analyzing light and dark in superhero films

Analyzing light and dark in superhero films

Allie O'Connor, Staff Writer January 19, 2018

I want to preface this column by saying I adore superhero movies. I guess you could say I “Marvel” at the sight of them. Everything about them entices me – the sound design, the fantastical plots,...

What to expect when you look to Tinder to find love

What to expect when you look to Tinder to find love

Hunter Colvin May 7, 2016

In case anyone was still unsure, Tinder is 100 percent a hookup app. I would know because I went on a Tinder date for the first, and probably last, time. Talking on Tinder is odd. There are some...

The feeling of being done

The feeling of being done

Eva Bartels April 21, 2016

There seems to be a term for every bad thing that could happen in college which makes it sound cuter than it actually is. The “freshman 15” is glamorous compared to the reality of eating full pints...

Red Sox Fail to ‘Buy’ Rings

April 16, 2016

The story of the Boston Red Sox for the past decade or so has been one of gargantuan contracts.First there was Carl Crawford, who was signed to a seven-year, $142 million contract. Then there was Adrian...

A Vermonter's spring break in California

A Vermonter’s spring break in California

Hunter Colvin March 25, 2016

Big news: I can start blaring Katy Perry’s “California Gurls” everywhere I go now because over spring break I went to California for the first time. My family went to San Diego over break. I’m...

Women are inspired by the bralette

March 3, 2016

I remember my first bra. My mother came home from work and said she had a surprise for me. I started to feel butterflies in my stomach. I knew what it was. She had finally caved and bought me the new Pixter...

A Mindful Meditation session at LivingWell is pictured Jan.27. The drop-in classes are offered through the Center for Health and Wellbeing. PHIL CARRUTHERS/ The Vermont Cynic

An honest narrative of a first meditation

Hunter Colvin February 3, 2016

I’ve never really meditated. Not unless you count the mini meditation I did at the end of a yoga class I took that one time. But I was too busy wiping copious amounts of sweat from, well, everywhere...

ILLUSTRATON BY EVA BARTELS FOR EVIE'S OUTLOOK

Angsty teen upset by the medical community

Eva Bartels December 9, 2015

The Friday night of Halloween weekend, I, like every other college student in America, set out looking for a party that would justify drunkenly roaming the streets of Burlington dressed as a slutty cat...

Study abroad: housing in England versus in America

Hunter Colvin November 5, 2015

One of my biggest concerns about coming to Newcastle, England was housing. It’s only three months, but three months can feel like three years if you have the wrong roommate. Plus, living in University...

Avoid being fooled by advertisements

October 28, 2015

It’s 3 a.m., the TV hums quietly in the background as you drift in and out of sleep. You catch the voice of your favorite actress. She’s promoting something. You turn up the TV.It’s anti-aging cream.Do...

NHL sharpens its skates

Joe Gallant October 23, 2015

The NHL season is underway and it’s time to draw some early season conclusions and identify things to look out for as the season progresses. First, youth is all the rage. Everyone knows about...

Humans of UVM

October 23, 2015

CHELSEA GELWARG NEW YORK, NEW YORKI have a WRUV radio show starting in about 6 minutes. It’s called “A Bundle of Carrots.” There’s no real reason for the name. I just spent a lot of time in City...

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