The Vermont Cynic

Brands shouldn’t be driven by memes

Brands shouldn’t be driven by memes

Henry Mitchell

February 20, 2020

For years, I’ve tried ignoring brands’ attempts at keeping their image up to date. But with “Baby Nut,” I think brands have to stop fixating on social media. Baby Nut is the new image of Planters peanuts. After the tragic “death” of their previous mascot, Mr. Peanut, the company brought...

The Patriots clinch predictable Super Bowl win

Nickie Morris, Assistant Sports Editor

February 5, 2019

In the lowest scoring Super Bowl in history, many around campus regarded New England Patriot's quarterback Tom Brady’s sixth title as boring and routine. The Patriots won the Super Bowl Feb. 3 with a score of 13-3. Starting with Brady’s first Super Bowl in 2002, the Patriots have appeared in nine...

Super bowl hype touches down on campus

Patriot's and Rams' helmet super bowl matchup.

Nickie Morris, Assistant Sports Editor

January 31, 2019

 Sabrina Hood After two thrilling league championship games, the New England Patriots and L.A. Rams will head to the Super Bowl Feb. 3 in Atlanta. For local New England fans, including many UVM students, the Patriots stand out as clear favorites. This could be Patriot’s quarterback, Tom Brady, sixth super bowl ...

Newton deserves criticism

February 17, 2016

Leading up to the Super Bowl, talk ranged from  strategy-based discussions of on-field tactics to the antics of Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton and his growing reputation, mostly focusing on the latter. Newton is notorious for his dancing celebrations, particularly the “dab” dance move...

Free agency onslaught

March 31, 2015

Okay, I know many of us in the wake of the eternally-exciting Super Bowl XLIX are experiencing football fatigue.Every year, we go through this process of entering the new NFL year and are met with an onslaught of preseason roster changes for one reason or another. Some teams are planning for the futu...

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