Author: Shudder Hurd-Burnell

News

Foggy future of vaping

Photo illustration by Caton Deuso  Castleton vapers speak out against new regulations    Over the past few months, states and cities across the country have been moving to regulate the sale of e-cigarettes. Following news of increasing vape-related illnesses and deaths, the federal government announced plans to remove flavored e-cigarette […]

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President’s house to become daycare

Photo courtesy of Ryan Boeke  The function room in the current president’s house will be turned into a play area for future   During the past few years, Castleton University has undergone some major changes. One of the newest changes is President Karen Scolforo’s move to a different house. Scolforo […]

Editorial

Dealing with the loss of a best friend

Photo courtesy of Karen Scolforo  President Scolforo poses with Henry Parker, her beloved dog and best friend.   On Sept. 2, 2019—Labor Day—I said goodbye to my best friend and cherished pet, Henry Parker. As many of you know, Henry has been somewhat of an icon on campus since our […]

Editorial

Don’t knock internet radio, embrace it

The death of radio is a topic that has been and will be talked about for a long time. Whether it’s true or not, the things radio gave us are nowhere near the chopping block, and that means there’s hope. The rise in music streaming and podcasts is often cited […]

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Hit-and-run victim at CU seeks justice

Photo courtesy of Preston Garcia  A flyer was distributed around campus after the hit-and-run to senior Breanna Babiarz’ Jeep over the summer.   On July 3, a handful of Castleton University science student interns the were eating lunch under the hot sun, with construction workers nearby, and everything was fine. […]

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Striking against climate issues

Photos courtesy of Caton Deuso  Students, faculty, and other organizations filled the courtyard outside of Jeffords and Stafford halls with environmentally-friendly tables, decorations and messages.   Christin Palmer, professor of natural sciences, displays her electric bike at the event.    Now, imagine if your round trip to work is 54 […]

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Payroll system is causing issues

The average work study student can earn $8,000 over the course of four years. This is roughly the equivalent of teaching two, semester-length courses for an adjunct professor. Yet one Castleton work-study student recently received that amount in a paper check for a single pay period. That’s just two weeks […]

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Castleton welcomes provost with new colleges system

Photo Courtesy of Amanda Brault/Caslteton Spartan  Thomas Mauhs-Pugh, the new provost at Castleton University, sits next to President Scolforo at convocation on Aug.29.    Thomas Mauhs-Pugh sat on the couch in his new office with a calm demeanor, yet he eagerly talked about why he is excited and fascinated by […]

Sports

Volleyball team already improves on last season’s record

Photo courtesy of Armand Klisivitch Castleton Spartans volleyball team is off to a 3-3 start this season.    The Castleton University women’s volleyball team started off the season with a record of 3-3, which has already surpassed the team’s win total from last year when they won a mere two […]

Sports

Bellando seeks LEC crown

Photo courtesy of Makenzi Bellando Senior striker Makenzi Bellando dribbles the ball at Dave Wolk stadium.  Mentally and physically exhausted. She’s trying to make a name for herself. The weight of the world on her shoulders. And just like that, from 33 yards out, then sophomore Makenzi Bellando drilled a […]