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Social distancing: the teenage perspective

Social distancing: the teenage perspective
Anna Huener May 14, 2020

On March 24, Vermont Governor Phil Scott signed an order telling Vermonters to “stay home”. The repercussions include the shutting-down of non-essential businesses, ending social gatherings, and above...

Literature we love: The Bunker Diary and The Wrath and the Dawn

Literature we love: The Bunker Diary and The Wrath and the Dawn
Anna Huener April 14, 2020
When one reads a story of a kidnapping, the expected result is an unsettlingly dark story. Kevin Brooks brings this disturbing effect to new levels in his novel The Bunker Diary.

Easter online: local churches worship from a distance

Easter online: local churches worship from a distance
Anna Huener April 8, 2020

Traditionally, in the Christian faith, Easter is observed as a service to celebrate the sacrifice and resurrection of Jesus Christ. Congregations gather to sing, eat, and worship. In the wake of the COVID-19...

Literature We Love

Literature We Love
Anna Huener March 25, 2020

Interpreter of Maladies - Jhumpa Lahiri Acclaimed author Jhumpa Lahiri is famous for her stories about family, marriage, and cultural struggle. Interpreter of Maladies, published in 1999, was...

51 Things to do in Quarantine

51 Things to do in Quarantine
Anna Huener March 18, 2020

In the midst of the COVID-19 outbreak, news and constant change can feel overwhelming. Because most of us are social-distancing, we can feel both isolated and scared. However, this social-distancing doesn’t...

Burlington-Colchester Sealakers advance to girls hockey finals

Burlington-Colchester Sealakers advance to girls hockey finals
Anna Huener March 7, 2020

At the end of the first period of the girl’s hockey semifinal, Burlington-Colchester trailed Harwood with a score of 2-1. With the lone goal scored by Colchester’s Meghan Lehouiller, tensions were...

Dropping out to conquer the Pacific Crest Trail

Dropping out to conquer the Pacific Crest Trail
Anna Huener February 18, 2020

Seventeen-year-old Zoe Greenhouse is 5’1” and weighs just under 100 pounds. Greenhouse attended Burlington High school for the 2018-2019 school year, before dropping out in 2019 after finishing her...

Literature we Love

Literature we Love
Anna Huener February 12, 2020

A Tree Grows in Brooklyn, Betty Smith Over the past few months that I have been reviewing books, I have tended to avoid classics and older books. My logic usually includes the knowledge that these...

Thrift shop and art haven: Burlington’s Battery Street Jeans

A free pile of clothing sits outside Burlington's Battery Street Jeans. /
Photo: Anna Huener
Anna Huener February 12, 2020

Located on College Street in Downtown Burlington, Battery Street Jeans is one of the most popular thrift stores in Chittenden county. With local art lining the walls, and everything from VCR tapes to...

BSD progresses in superintendent search

BSD progresses in superintendent search
Anna Huener January 8, 2020

On November 6, 2019, Burlington Superintendent Yaw Obeng announced that he will resign in June. Since then, the Burlington School Board has hired the search firm McPherson & Jacobson, LLC to advise...

Literature we Love

Literature we Love
Anna Huener December 19, 2019

Rocket Boys, Homer Hickam Homer Hickam’s October Sky is a memoir set in the 1950s West Virginia. The story takes place in coal-mining town Coalwood and is told from the perspective of high-school...

Why You Should Shop Local this Christmas

Why You Should Shop Local this Christmas
Anna Huener December 19, 2019

This article was edited on December 11, 2020. The onset of the pandemic has created a plethora of local challenges, one of them being income for small, local businesses. In addition to the positive environmental...

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