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Bathroom laws ignite activism

Bathroom laws ignite activism

May 7, 2016

On April 22, students gathered outside the Bailey/Howe Library, armed with megaphones and signs declarin...

Harriet Tubman to knock Jackson out

Harriet Tubman to knock Jackson out

May 7, 2016

For as long as the U.S. monetary system has existed, paper bills have portrayed only male historical ...

What to expect when you look to Tinder to find love

What to expect when you look to Tinder to find love

May 7, 2016

In case anyone was still unsure, Tinder is 100 percent a hookup app.I would know because I went...

The creation of the Book Nook

The creation of the Book Nook

May 7, 2016

Every day, countless students filter through the Davis Center. Many drop by Brennan’s, popular for...

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

April 22, 2016

“Myths and old stories feel unresolved. You want to explain them,” Taylor Smith told me as we sat ...

Best snack fixes for your 4/20 munchies

Charlotte Fisher

April 20, 2016

Filed under Life

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 panic when police services strolled by.After soaking up some sun and now feeling a sense of euphoria, you decide to head b...

Erasing stigma around ‘vagina’

Erasing stigma around ‘vagina’

April 20, 2016

Taboo topics don’t always have a space to be discussed, but Eve Ensler has created a place where we ca...

Slade Hall fights to stay in cottage on Trinity

Slade Hall fights to stay in cottage on Trinity

March 23, 2016

Slade Hall, an independent residential community self-described as a “UVM house of love,” is in ...

Women are inspired by the bralette

March 3, 2016

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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 Plus art pack. She brought me up to my room and boy, was I disappointed when she pulled out what seemed to be a hacked ...

Hypocrisy among youth vote

Hypocrisy among youth vote

March 1, 2016

College students love to root for candidates, plaster bumper stickers on their laptops and bash whichever...

<p>Exposing  the sexual double standard </p>

Exposing  the sexual double standard 

February 24, 2016

Despite progress towards gender equality, there are still many areas where men and women are held to...

Barbie is no longer one-size-fits-all

Barbie is no longer one-size-fits-all

February 19, 2016

After almost 60 years, Barbie is receiving a makeover. New dolls are being manufactured to look more...

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