The Vermont Cynic

The spookiest costume is gender roles

The spookiest costume is gender roles
Tori Scala, Opinion Columnist October 30, 2019

Halloween is approaching fast, and to everyone stressing about what costumes to wear, please chill out. This upcoming Halloween, girls and guys should dress the way they want, rather than how society...

Activists: to profit or punish?

Activists: to profit or punish?
Staff Editorial October 2, 2019

UVM, where are you? Here you are, posting a “Photo of the Week” of senior Jillian Scannell, SGA president, on your Instagram. You write, “More than 500 community members gathered outside the Davis...

Virginia’s scandal: party should not decide who gets a pass

Ian Nathan February 25, 2019

Virginia, the state that has some of the richest history this nation has to offer, is currently imploding. What was once regarded as a noble and sane state has recently become the poster child for political...

It takes two parties to throw a government shutdown

It takes two parties to throw a government shutdown
Ian Nathan February 9, 2019

The recent government shutdown showed the true face of our politicians and the media. It was easy to point fingers and blame one side over the other for the prolonged shutdown, but neither side attempted...

No second chances in #MeToo

No second chances in #MeToo
Staff Editorial December 12, 2018

This time last year, #MeToo and the Time’s Up movement were in full swing. Hollywood actresses came together and spoke up about the abuse and power plays rampant in the industry, proving that even women...

University treats FSL community unfairly

University treats FSL community unfairly
Ian Nathan September 21, 2017

"Alpha Beta Chode” was chalked on the sidewalk outside of the Royall Tyler Theatre in spring 2017. This phrase targeted a population on campus, yet nobody spoke up about it. This University,...

Exposing  the sexual double standard 

Exposing  the sexual double standard 
Anna Power February 24, 2016

Despite progress towards gender equality, there are still many areas where men and women are held to different standards. One such place, even on our own campus, is the bedroom. 2013 studies by...

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