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Why women settle professionally and romantically?

Why women settle professionally and romantically?

Sophie Oehler, staff writer April 1, 2021

In my sophomore year of high school, my prom date, realizing I was not going to help him achieve his very important goal of losing his virginity before graduation, decided we were “better off as friends”...

Best of UVM

Best of UVM

Culture Staff May 10, 2018

The Culture staff curated a list of places we wish we knew about during our first few weeks at UVM. Once you’re unpacked and settled in, take time to wander campus and check them all out.   Best...

Best of Burlington

Best of Burlington

Culture Staff May 9, 2018

Moving to a new city can be overwhelming, and with Burlington there are so many unique places to explore. To get you started, the Culture staff rounded up ten of our favorite spots.   Best...

24 hours in Burlington

Lily Merriam, Staff Writer May 8, 2018

Welcome to Burlington! You won’t be disappointed with your choice of college location. Vermont’s queen city was selected as the No. 1 college town in America by Travel + Leisure Magazine in 2013. Burlington...

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Bathroom laws ignite activism

May 7, 2016

On April 22, students gathered outside the Bailey/Howe Library, armed with megaphones and signs declaring “peeing is a right, not a privilege” and “#peeinpeace.”The issue of gender identity has...

Harriet Tubman to knock Jackson out

Harriet Tubman to knock Jackson out

Anna Power May 7, 2016

For as long as the U.S. monetary system has existed, paper bills have portrayed only male historical figures, but a new movement has added a woman to these bills. Harriet Tubman in particular is to...

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 creation of the Book Nook

The creation of the Book Nook

Greta Bjornson May 7, 2016

Every day, countless students filter through the Davis Center. Many drop by Brennan’s, popular for its local ingredients and extensive menu. But some congregate there for a reason other than a maple...

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Cricket Blue’s Io: An Exploration of Music, Myth and Agency

Caroline Shea April 22, 2016

“Myths and old stories feel unresolved. You want to explain them,” Taylor Smith told me as we sat down to discuss Burlington folk duo Cricket Blue’s new EP “Io.” Their new EP opens as Smith...

Best snack fixes for your 4/20 munchies

Charlotte Fisher April 20, 2016

It’s the day UVM students cherish: the hailed 4/20. You’ve just spent the last few hours lounging on the Redstone Green, surrounded by a thick cloud of smoke, occasionally interrupted by slight...

Rosa Cirelli acts out their skit at the annual rendition of “The Vagina Monologues” April 15. C.U.N.T.S. sponsored the event. OLIVER POMAZI/The Vermont Cynic

Erasing stigma around ‘vagina’

Anna Power April 20, 2016

Taboo topics don’t always have a space to be discussed, but Eve Ensler has created a place where we can speak about the unspoken: vaginas. Ensler’s play has become a phenomenon taken on by many...

Slade Hall on Redstone Campus is pictured March 3. Residents of the sustainable living community are currently located on Trinity Campus while this building is repaired. SABRINA HOOD/The Vermont Cynic

Slade Hall fights to stay in cottage on Trinity

Hannah Carpino March 23, 2016

Slade Hall, an independent residential community self-described as a “UVM house of love,” is in danger due to proposed changes by ResLife and the University. The current residents have mobilized...

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