Author: Wyatt Jackson


New tennis coach sets expectations

Ted Panasci, the former tennis coach of Green Mountain College, has taken the head coaching position for the Castleton women’s tennis team. Panasci is a Castleton alum who competed from ‘06-’09 on the men’s tennis team.   Panasci coached at Green Mountain College from 2010-2018 before it closed. Panasci at […]


Four Spartans immortalized

Set up like a black-tie event with a breakfast service in the 1787 Room, the 2023 Castleton Hall of Fame ceremony commenced with four new inductees to the Hall.   There were tables, a podium, awards, lively chatter of families and a lot of congratulations.  Saturday, Sept. 16 on homecoming […]


Senior runners leading by example

In sports, people always talk about the importance of veteran leadership. The ability to have athletes who have been at it for a while to teach and mentor the newer athletes is crucial in building a winning team.   Coming out of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Spartan cross-country team lost […]


Field Hockey firing on all cylinders

Castleton’s field hockey team is coming off a historic season last year taking home their first ever LEC championship in school history. The Spartans, already at 5-1 and on a four-game winning streak, have high expectations coming into this season as they defend their title. Head coach Emily Lowell is […]


CU loses the Sap Bucket again

Barbeques in the parking lots. Hot dogs and burgers on the grills. Fans in the parking lots early morning, and 4,056 fans in attendance. All for one reason. Homecoming football. “It’s cool to see the atmosphere of homecoming weekend. It brings everyone together to watch the Spartans. It also helped […]


Barrett bringing big ideas

Tim Barrett was named Castleton’s director of athletics in May of 2023. Barrett is very familiar with Castleton sports, having served as the women’s basketball coach for 22 years and a senior associate director of Athletics. So, when the director of athletics position opened, Barrett jumped at it.  “The director […]


CU alum’s play to debut in Texas

It was a rainy Wednesday morning and all of the students in Media Writing were quietly mulling over their interview questions for their guest speaker, 26-year-old alumnus from Castleton’s 2019 graduating class, Martin VanBuren III.   Nobody knew quite what to expect when someone in a sopping raincoat, a backwards […]


Book of the Fortnight

“Permission to Feel”  A PE teacher constantly confronted with the unfiltered emotions of young children, Ted Panasci uses the lessons taught in “Permission to Feel” to understand human emotions and better teach his students.  This book divulges the reality of emotions, how to understand them, how to regulate them, and […]


A four-week mainstage production

The Fine Arts Center was packed on Sept. 14 for the opening night of the first play of the semester entitled “No Exit.”  The play follows the turmoil of three unfortunate souls locked in a room together after all having passed away awaiting their torture.  Come to find out, Hell […]

Arts Editorial

Rockin’ and jammin’ in the rain

Have you ever heard someone talking about how last-minute plans are always the best plans? Like when you and your friends just randomly decide to go out and do something together and it turns out to be one of your best memories? Well, a couple weeks ago my girlfriend, Phoebe, […]