The Vermont Cynic

Why the Birkenstock trend must finally end

Why the Birkenstock trend must finally end

Gabby Felitto

February 4, 2019


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They’re everywhere. I can’t escape them. Every turn I take, I see them. I even see them in my own house. Birkenstocks are driving me crazy. I hate the chunky straps. I know everyone swears they’re comfortable, but those soles look painful. The cork board material isn’t that great either. They...

Pussy hats unite women, but ignore intersectionality

Pussy hats unite women, but ignore intersectionality

Gabby Lescadre

February 3, 2019


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Power to the pussy is a great mantra — just not for the entire feminist movement. For a sex that is predisposed to oppression at birth and whose sexual anatomy is a synonym for weakness, turning the word pussy into a symbol of strength and resistance is a no-brainer for feminists. Especially in t...

Unpopular Opinion: Cheese is a disgusting comfort food

Unpopular Opinion: Cheese is a disgusting comfort food

Ari Kotler

February 2, 2019


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Cheese is gross. Hold on — let me finish before you let out a loud  scoff and turn the page. I’m not saying cheese always tastes bad. I like a bagel with cream cheese or a slice of pizza as much as the next person. Mixed up with other yummy stuff, cheese isn’t so bad. But to all those folks w...

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