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A simple ‘thank you’ goes a long way

This semester at Castleton University at the end of classes, some students have been offering a simple “thank you” to their professors as class is ending. In other classes, however, it has been just a scene of rapid black boxes leaving the Zoom screen.  Professor Heidi Welch, the director of […]

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Trustees approve VSC merger

Spartan reporters to get reactions for next issue   On Feb. 22, the Vermont State College System Board of Trustees voted to merge Castleton University with Vermont Technical College and Northern Vermont university into one Vermont State University. The decision comes after almost a year of deliberation and will take […]

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Social media helps connect campus

  Castleton clubs, teams and academic departments are taking advantage of the digital age to reach students. While the accounts stretch across multiple platforms – including Instagram, Twitter, Facebook and Snapchat – Instagram seems to be the most common source of interaction and student response. The Instagram accounts associated with […]

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Another virtual graduation

  The Castleton senior class of 2021 is facing disappointment in light of recent news regarding this year’s commencement ceremony.  Castleton President Jonathan Spiro sent an email early on Feb. 22 announcing the ceremony would be virtual this year, due to social distancing protocols and the travel limitations from COVID-19.  […]

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Castleton works to bring diversity awareness to campus

  Castleton University brings awareness to diversity on campus by offering programs to educate and celebrate each individual person on campus. Being in Vermont, you’re likely to find a lot of white; white snow, white cars, and white people. In 2017, 94% of the state’s population were white, and currently […]