The Vermont Cynic

Who is afraid of the opinion section? A conversation

Who is afraid of the opinion section? A conversation

Henry Mitchell

November 3, 2018

Scene: Person One overhears anguish from Person Two and investigates the source Person Two has read the headline of a New York Times op-ed titled “The Curse of Affirmative Action” and appears to be in a fit of rage. Person One tries to talk it out with Person Two, causing tension. Person One: ...

Dialogues come from openness, not anger

Dialogues come from openness, not anger

Emily Johnston

September 27, 2018

It’s a typical day during a typical week. Someone opens Twitter and does what many have done before: sends an offensive tweet. Everyone’s seen it while mindlessly scrolling through various social media apps. A post that triggers an alarm inside, blaring “this is not right.” For many, this v...

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