Author: Jay Mullen


CU coaches feeling pinch of Covid-19 too

Castleton’s baseball team began its season on Feb. 22 in Florida against Elmira College. In March due to the weather in the New England region the team was continuing their schedule on the road. This time they were traveling to Virginia to play games against The Apprentice School, Tufts University […]


A CU blogger’s unique family photos make you want to join his family

Everybody’s got a story to tell. Some people moved 10 times before they got to high school, some were an only child, some were the star athlete of the school and some got pregnant before they graduated. This doesn’t make anyone bad or wrong, but merely contributed to the type […]


Don’t let your age fool you during this crisis

When someone witnesses two recessions, two fabled doomsdays, catastrophic hurricanes, Ebola, H1N1, H5N1, SARS and a major terrorist attack on their home country that altered national security as we know it, the illusion of invincibility is everlasting. Combine that with a young age and years of alcohol and drug abuse, […]


Everyone is walking, how about carrying a bag for trash?

As some of you may know, Green-Up Day had been canceled this year, meaning on May 5, you won’t be seeing hundreds of people on the side of the road with the green trash bags making a difference in their community. Now that I have a lot more time on […]


Racism and Covid-19: A Chinese student’s perspective

With the development of the COVID-19 pandemic, many countries have experienced discrimination against Chinese students and Chinese communities. Some media are not only deliberately expressing panic, but also publicly playing racial discrimination cards, offending and insulting the Chinese without any bottom line. The virus was first discovered in China, and […]


Student EMT discusses COVID-19

It’s Saturday afternoon and Morgan Rainville and his fellow emergency medical technicians receive one of the 30 daily 9-1-1 calls dispatched to the Regional Ambulance Service in Rutland. The EMTs gather more information about the caller and take fever, coughing, shortness of breath and other viral symptoms into account. New […]


A letter to the Castleton seniors

March 25, 2020 Dear Castleton Seniors: The time has come for the hardest part of this job – saying good-bye. The end of any school year is hectic. Teachers and students trying to finish all their work so they can scatter for the summer. But, for seniors, the end of […]