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Covid Chronicles: Taking “senior” seriously

This is the latest installment of the Covid Chronicles blog from a Castleton University Media Writing class detailing students’ experiences during the pandemic. Let’s be real, no one excepted a pandemic to happen during their time in college. I sure didn’t. But here I am, back with my parents, doing […]


Castleton responds to racist emails

Editor’s note: The editors of The Spartan strongly considered running the name of the student who sent the racist emails referenced in this story, but ultimately decided to withhold it for the safety of our peers and the Castleton community. Maintaining a safe and welcoming community is an important value […]

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CU to offer master’s degree in nursing

Castleton University will be adding a timely new program to its catalogue in the spring semester. A new Master of Science in nursing will be offered in 2021 as the United States experienced a shortage of nurses this past spring when the COVID-19 pandemic peaked. The shortage is expected to […]


Theatre students staying connected

  As the semester rolls on with students and faculty staring into a screen, theater students especially are missing the human connection that comes with in-person classes. While everyone is feeling the stress of online classes and the sadness of not being able to do hands-on projects, all theater productions […]


California Dreamin’

Making the choice to move to California came pretty easy to me. The last time I was in the house cooped up with my mom for that long was before freshman year. I have family out here. My aunt, uncle, and two cousins, Matt and Gina. They’re pretty rad. They […]


Castleton raises awareness with a flag

Sunday afternoon, in the parking lot of Jeffords and Stafford halls at Castleton University, more than 50 people gathered to witness and show their support for the Black Lives Matter flag being raised. About half the audience was made up of Castleton faculty, staff and their families along with Castleton […]


Admissions adapts to pandemic

Despite the Covid-19 pandemic, Castleton’s Admissions team still must recruit applicants, make decisions, and encourage enrollment. But that can be a challenge when all of these things must also be done virtually. Dean of Enrollment Maurice Ouimet is in his 19th year of Admissions at Castleton, and had been doing […]

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Maya Kraus named student of color advocate

Castleton University created a new position that gives students of color an outlet to express their concerns and talk about racial issues in their lives and on campus. In late September, Dean Gillian Galle sent out an email to Castleton faculty, staff, and students announcing professor of dance Maya Kraus […]


Wellness Center programs supporting students

Isabelle Nichols has been spending her time making flyers and bulletins to spread awareness around the Castleton University campus. “A lot of students probably have more on their mind, but students are definitely unaware of the programs at school that are available to help them if they need it,” Nichols […]


Covid Chronicles: Raging through pandemic

This is the latest installment of the Covid Chronicles blog from a Castleton University Media Writing class detailing students’ experiences during the pandemic. Rage. A feeling I know all too well. I like to think of myself as a relatively normal mood kinda dude. I laugh at too many unfunny […]