The Vermont Cynic

Not your mother’s brand of feminism

Not your mother’s brand of feminism

September 21, 2016

The summer before 11th grade I went to summer camp, like I had been doing year after year for the past seven years. Except this summer was different. I had one counselor who handed me a copy of Jessica Valenti’s “Full Frontal Feminism.”   This book started me on a journey to find my...

The qualms of dating by way of apps

September 9, 2016

Tinder. OKcupid. Friendsy. Coffee meets bagel. If you are a person in college, you have most likely dabbled in online dating. The ability to view millions of single people’s profiles and judge them in one swipe...what more could you ask for?My experience with online dating has been comical, to say t...

A souvenir you won’t want

September 1, 2016

Your summer was fabulous, filled with friends, sunny days and a killer tan. And while many people will ask you, “What did you do this summer?” the question you should be asking yourself is, “Who did you do this summer?”Maybe you met them at camp, on the beach or on vacation. Maybe you still talk everyday and have plan...

Women are inspired by the bralette

March 3, 2016

I remember my first bra. My mother came home from work and said she had a surprise for me. I started to feel butterflies in my stomach. I knew what it was. She had finally caved and bought me the new Pixter Plus art pack. She brought me up to my room and boy, was I disappointed when she pulled out what se...

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