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Game of Thrones relies on hype

Game of Thrones relies on hype

Gabby Felitto

May 3, 2019

Spoiler alert. The show “Game of Thrones,” based off the books by George R.R. Martin, has become a pop-culture sensation. It has everything: a talented cast, strong female characters, royalty, blood and even dragons. That being said, after watching one season, I believe the show is overrated, and ...

Coercion is not consent: the dialogue following the Aziz Ansari scandal fails

Madeleine Cary

January 25, 2018

It started with women sharing their stories of sexual harassment and assault with #MeToo. The Time’s Up movement focused on the insidious sexual harassment in Hollywood. It has been painful, but also legitimizing, to see perpetrators brought to justice. Harvey Weinstein. Matt Lauer. Kevin Spacey. Wome...

Sullivan’s Perkins letter was in poor taste

Sullivan’s Perkins letter was in poor taste

Letter to the Editor

October 19, 2017

President Sullivan, Your office’s recent email comparing students here at UVM to McCarthy was in incredibly poor taste. Students who are concerned or angry that a UVM building is named Perkins should not be vilified. If you are interested in the history of rhetoric in this country perhaps you...

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