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Rebelution | February 20, 2018

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Editorial: In Support of the School Board

February 6, 2017 | 2

Wednesday evening marked the end of an era. After over a year of heated debate, the South Burlington School Board unanimously voted to phase out the “Rebel” identifier by August 2017. In the immediate aftermath of the Board’s decision, students … Read More

Clown Hysteria: Hoax or Legitimate Threat

October 25, 2016 |

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Over the past few months there have been scary clown sightings all over the country. The clowns were first spotted late August, allegedly trying to lure children into the woods. Since then there have been … Read More

Deciding The Future

October 13, 2016 |

This past month, I turned 18. Turning 18 in the United States comes with a lot of new responsibilities. For example, I got an official driver’s license, I can legally buy tobacco, and I will be able to vote in this year’s … Read More

We Shouldn’t Accept Syrian Refugees

December 18, 2015 |

As a country,  we have an important decision to make concerning the acceptance or denial of refuge to Syrians.This is not to say we don’t care, but we must prioritize our nation’s interest over the interests of the Syrian refugees. … Read More

We Should Accept Syrian Refugees

December 18, 2015 | 1

The recent attacks in Paris, Bangladesh, and Beirut, have sent a wave of terror through the United States with thirty-one states saying they will not accept Syrian refugees. Governor Robert Bentley of Alabama stated that he will not “place Alabamians … Read More

Does Starbucks Hate Christmas?

December 5, 2015 | 1

For years, Starbucks enthusiasts like myself have eagerly awaited the reveal of the annual

“Red Cup,” an indicator of imminent holiday festivities. Past cup designs have been embellished with minimalist snowflakes, extravagant reindeer, and ornate holiday ornaments.

Starbucks … Read More

Greasy Hands and Studded Tires

December 5, 2015 |

During my 2015 Thanksgiving Vacation, I embarked on a perilous journey to complete an age-old rite of passage in my family: putting snow tires on my car for the very first time. My father loaded up the winter tires in … Read More

Change the Rebel Name

October 20, 2015 | 3

Aster O’Leary and Lajla Badnjevic | On 20, Oct 2015

It is clear why other states view Vermont as a catalyst of social reform. We were the first state to completely legalize gay marriage, and we were one of the … Read More

Keep the Rebel Name

October 20, 2015 |

In the past three months, the town of South Burlington has debated on whether or not to change the the high school’s nickname from the Rebels.  Many students, faculty, and previous graduates strongly disagree, but many community members challenge that … Read More

It’s Time for America to Learn Foreign Policy

September 29, 2015 |

For centuries America has been one of the great global superpowers. Our rapid rise to power can be partially attributed to the safety bubble created by the Atlantic Ocean, Pacific Ocean, and our relatively friendly neighbors in Mexico and Canada. … Read More