The Vermont Cynic

Manic pixie dream girl is a tired concept

Manic pixie dream girl is a tired concept

Emily Johnston, Assistant Opinion Editor December 15, 2020

I’ve been doing research. I’ve watched “500 days of Summer.” I’ve seen “Scott Pilgrim vs. The World” and I’m extremely familiar with “Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind.” All...

Why we should all be reading more news

Why we should all be reading more news

Sophie Oehler February 26, 2020

When I was younger, my favorite thing to listen to on the radio was “Wait! Wait! Don’t Tell Me!” on NPR, and my favorite TV show was Rick Steves’ Europe travel review on PBS. I know I must sound...

TikTok brings young creators to the center

TikTok brings young creators to the center

Emily Johnston January 30, 2020

TikTok, a video-sharing app that is growing in popularity, is exactly what youth culture needs. TikTok is a social network owned by ByteDance and was launched in 2017. Since its initial release, the...

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Smut lets your imagination run wild

Gabby Felitto December 11, 2019

Like many prepubescent awkward teens, I became interested in sex when I was younger. Through reading smut, I was able to explore what sex was. I’ve read smuts about TV shows like “Sherlock,” and...

Fighting against the fake news fad

Fighting against the fake news fad

Staff Editorial December 6, 2017

Every time Trump tweets, a reporter’s phone pings. This time, it was another attack on one of his favorite long-time targets: news media. “We should have a contest as to which of the networks, plus...

Myanmar genocide ignored by the media

Myanmar genocide ignored by the media

Madeleine Cary October 5, 2017

We are glued to our Twitter feeds, distracted by meaningless gossip and our anxious anticipation of the latest crisis and catastrophe from Washington like an absent parent looking at her phone...

As journalism changes, so does election coverage

As journalism changes, so does election coverage

Chloe Chaobal October 28, 2016

A former New York Times reporter came to UVM to raise concerns on how the media does modern reporting. Former Washington Correspondent for The New York Times Adam Clymer has had decades of experience...

Stay informed and diligent

February 3, 2015

We as a generation are soon to inherit this country. We have to do better. We have to care more.We have to ask questions. Its successes and failures from scientific innovations and booming business along...

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