The Vermont Cynic

The spookiest costume is gender roles

The spookiest costume is gender roles

Tori Scala, Opinion Columnist October 30, 2019

Halloween is approaching fast, and to everyone stressing about what costumes to wear, please chill out. This upcoming Halloween, girls and guys should dress the way they want, rather than how society...

UVM, by way of New York

UVM, by way of New York

Gabby Felitto May 11, 2019

I came to UVM from the concrete jungle, New York City. I never stayed in a smaller town for longer than a week before coming here. While I knew going to school in a small “city” like Burlington was...

We need higher standards in 2020

We need higher standards in 2020

Staff Editorial April 10, 2019

Although we’re still on year three of President Donald Trump’s term, everyone seems to be looking at the Democratic Party for what their next step is in the 2020 race. And until very recently, former...

Ending the stigma of female masturbation

Ending the stigma of female masturbation

Gabby Lescadre December 13, 2018

Masturbation: in our culture, it’s often seen as the “she-who-must-not-be-named” of all actions. At the drop of the “M-bomb,” you may experience an array of reactions: wonderful, gross, desperate,...

Be reliable to combat the culture of unaccountability

Be reliable to combat the culture of unaccountability

Mills Sparkman May 5, 2018

We’ve all been there; we’ve made plans to get lunch with someone, go out, or just do homework together, only to have them cancel before the plans even happen. College is busy. Heavy course loads and...

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