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Bathroom laws ignite activism

Courtesy of Marylyn Rogel
May 7, 2016

On April 22, students gathered outside the Bailey/Howe Library, armed with megaphones and signs declaring “peeing is a right, not a privilege” and “#peeinpeace.”The issue of gender identity has...

Harriet Tubman to knock Jackson out

Harriet Tubman to knock Jackson out
Anna Power May 7, 2016

For as long as the U.S. monetary system has existed, paper bills have portrayed only male historical figures, but a new movement has added a woman to these bills. Harriet Tubman in particular is to...

The creation of the Book Nook

The creation of the Book Nook
Greta Bjornson May 7, 2016

Every day, countless students filter through the Davis Center. Many drop by Brennan’s, popular for its local ingredients and extensive menu. But some congregate there for a reason other than a maple...

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...

Hypocrisy among youth vote

Hypocrisy among youth vote
Bex Adams March 1, 2016

College students love to root for candidates, plaster bumper stickers on their laptops and bash whichever candidate they deem most likely to cause the world to end, but registering to vote and voting are...

VOX plans to raise public acceptance

The Planned Parenthood clinic on St. Paul Street in Burlington is pictured, Jan. 22. The UVM club VOX: Voices for Planned Parenthood plans to sponsor events to raise awareness on campus for reproductive rights. RYAN THORNTON/ The Vermont Cynic
Emilee Conroe January 27, 2016

Sexual health and reproductive rights are frequently debated in government, with party lines drawing a massive divide on how and if the government should intervene. Planned Parenthood has provided...

Hip Burlington Café satisfies any diet

Hip Burlington Café satisfies any diet PHOTO BY RYAN THORNTON
Chris Leow December 1, 2015

New Moon Café is full of rustic and modern vibes, lots of rugged hardwood and simple decor. The ambience is much more modern than say, Muddy Waters, but that’s okay with me. New Moon offers...

Students get down and dirty on Redstone’s pines

Redstone Pines being restored PHOTO BY RYAN THORTON
December 1, 2015

Students met on the Redstone Green to begin phase one of the Redstone Pines Restoration Project Nov. 15.“All of the trees in Redstone Pines, for the most part, are invasive Norway Maples,” senior James...

UVM band fired up

November 18, 2014

There’s a new underground sound in Burlington that’s coming to the surface. That sound belongs to UVM band Holy Smokes.Composed of all seniors, the band is set on making a mark during their last year...

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