The Vermont Cynic

Take the rose-colored glasses off the 1950s

Take the rose-colored glasses off the 1950s

Gabby Loscadro

December 6, 2018

Ah, young love. I often hear people complain that they were “born in the wrong generation” and long for something more than our “swipe left, swipe right culture.” The truth is that in 2018, romance is better than ever. If you look closely, movies like “Grease” paint a pretty picture o...

Evolution as I learned in Pokémon

Dolly Cupak

November 18, 2018

Evolution Essay Winner “Woah! My Caterpie evolved into a Metapod,” exclaims every kid who has ever played Pokémon Yellow. I still remember my first time witnessing “evolution.” It took me seven level-ups to gain this excitement on my brother’s Game Boy Color at the age of six. The idea of ev...

Learning from a long history of revolutionary action

Learning from a long history of revolutionary action

Gabriel Timberg

April 26, 2018

There have been times in my life where everything seemed like a hopeless waste of time, and during these times there has been one comforting thought that makes it all OK: the hope of a year as revolutionary as 1968. 1968 served as the most important social turning point during the Cold War, setting up...

STEM Construction ‘on track’

Caroline Alkire

May 4, 2016

A light winter has allowed construction on Central Campus to come out of the cold right on schedule. The STEM building’s predicted May 2017 completion date will stay the same, said Bob Vaughan, director of capital planning and management. “Usually after winter we lose a couple weeks because ...

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