The Vermont Cynic

“Impossible Burgers” were made only for meat eaters

“Impossible Burgers” were made only for meat eaters

Erin Powell

February 20, 2020

Recently, plant-based meat substitutes that mimic the taste and texture of meat have popped up in grocery stores, nice restaurants and fast food chains. As a vegetarian, I am thrilled that plant-based foods are becoming more accessible. But I wish the veggie options didn’t taste like real meat. Plant-ba...

Why skiing uphill isn’t for the faint of heart

Why skiing uphill isn’t for the faint of heart

Sophie Oehler

February 7, 2020

When I was eight, my family went on vacation to Loon Mountain in New Hampshire. It was great, until I got steamrolled by a snowboarder. The pileup that followed marked the end of my eventful, although short, alpine career. Since then, I have committed to Nordic skiing. Being a Nordic skier at UVM is...

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