The Vermont Cynic

Setting boundaries? Try holding off on holding hands

Setting boundaries? Try holding off on holding hands

Erin Powell

December 12, 2019

During the summer of 2018, I decided to keep myself pure for marriage and save hand-holding for my husband. Only hand-holding. It started off as a joke between me and my friends when we were making fun of fundamentalist Christians like the Duggars who save their first kiss for marriage. In actualit...

Tying the knot: married and engaged students on campus

Sophomore Ethan Welch and first-year Sandra Guyette, a biology major at St. Michael’s College, met in 2015 through a mutual friend and began dating a few weeks later. Welch proposed on August 19, 2018.

Allie O'Connor, Assistant Culture Editor

February 15, 2019

When an undergraduate Public Communication major joined Chi Alpha, an on-campus Christian fellowship, she didn’t expect to meet her husband. The average marriage age for women in the U.S is 27 years old and for men is 29, according to the November 2018 U.S. Census. That statistic doesn’t stop some s...

Marriage is not the only option

Marriage is not the only option

Lilly Sharp

April 13, 2018

A few weeks back, Toys R Us announced that it was closing all of its stores. Rather than blame internet retailers for stealing business in their 2017 annual report, Toys R Us blamed millennials for not having enough kids. While I don’t think the dropping birth rates are the sole reason for Toys R Us clo...

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