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Spartans fall short against UMass Boston

The Spartans struggles continue after losing to UMass Boston Beacons 6-3 this past Saturday night at Edward T. Barry Ice rink in Boston. With the loss, the Spartans add to a seven-game losing streak and are 2-8 out of their last ten. “The game against UMass Boston got away from […]


Rolex 24 cruises through Daytona

The twice around the clock racing spectacle was celebrated for the 58th time a couple weeks ago. For those who don’t know, the Rolex 24 Hour race is an International Motor Sports Association sanctioned endurance race held at Daytona International Speedway every January. It is the first automobile race in […]


Climate change issues heat up

Matthew Orchard has faced some rather large fears recently with the Australia bushfires. While he works in Brandon as a tour operator, he wonders about the safety of his family in Warrnambool on the South-Eastern coast of Australia in the state of Victoria. “Growing up in Australia, you come to […]

From The President

From the president: ‘Vision 2020’ celebrates diversity

To our returning students, welcome back to campus. To our new students, welcome home. I hope that you all are settling in and enjoying the start of the new semester. On Jan. 23, the Castleton community gathered for “Vision 2020,” the kick-off event of the CU/See Me Initiative. I’m so […]


‘Little Women’ stirs controversy

Between 1917 and 1994 there were five film adaptations of Lousia May Alcott’s semi-autobiographical critically acclaimed novel, “Little Women,” which follows the lives of the March sisters. Now, there is now a sixth adaptation, which garnered about $16.5 million in domestic ticket sales on its opening weekend, according to the […]

Arts News

Mac Miller album review

From the opening bass line of the track, “Circles” to the abrupt ending of the closing track, “Once a Day,” Mac Miller takes us on an intimate journey into the deepest parts of his mind. Circles is Mac Miller’s sixth studio album. It’s hard to get into the mindset of […]


Spartans shock Anchorwomen

The Castleton University women’s basketball team found a way to rally back from a 12-point deficit in the first quarter to defeat Rhode Island College 68-63 in overtime on Saturday. A 20-point second half including overtime saw senior Alexis Quennevile drain five monumental three-pointers in regulation and three key free […]


My Moroccan adventure

The question on everyone’s lips was the same. “Are you excited for Morocco!?” I would answer with a simple but enthusiastic “yes!” to appease them, however, the reality of my fast-approaching semester away had not yet hit. Nor had it set in as I got accepted, while packing, or even […]


Lay off climate-concerned teens

I was scrolling through Twitter the other night and discovered that one of the biggest trends was U.S. Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin’s jabs against Swedish activist Greta Thunberg. For those who aren’t aware, both were in Davos, Switzerland this past week for the World Economic Forum, and after the 17-year-old […]


Spartans prepare for 12th annual Pink the Rink benefit game

The 12th annual Castleton Women’s Hockey Pink the Rink game benefiting the Foley Cancer Center at Rutland Regional Medical Center will take place on Feb. 7, at Spartan Arena. The puck will drop at 7 p.m. The Spartans take on rival Suffolk University, who has a conference record of 7-5-1, […]