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Fall ’Fit Check: Kami Chadwick

’Fit Check this week features first-year student Kami Chadwick, who describes her sense of style as “a bunch of different styles all mixed into one.” Q: Can you introduce yourself? A: Hi, my name is Kami Chadwick. I am a freshman here at Castleton and I’m a sports management major.  […]

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Where is the big-and-tall store equivalent for women?

Have you ever wondered about stores dedicated to plus-size women with trendy affordable clothing? Of course not, because they don’t exist.   But, naturally, the men’s version of this does.   Now there are stores like Torrid, an American plus-size fashion store that was founded in 2001. This is a […]

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A look at Francis Bacon

Since Halloween is approaching, let’s talk about the painter Francis Bacon.  Francis Bacon was a British expressionist who was known for his edgy and sometimes grotesque work. His work is shocking and thought-provoking, which makes it worth looking at.  Bacon’s style seems to be inspired by Pablo Picasso’s cubist style, […]

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Bumper to bumper

How many bumper stickers do you have on your car? Maybe one or two? Many drivers have a small collection on the back side of their car — flags, logos, inspirational quotes, and the list goes on.  I’m kind of mean. I love when people show me their stickers, just […]

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Where there’s a Bill, there’s a way

William DeForest, better known to those around campus as Bill, is the assistant professor of graphic design here at Castleton University and the advisor of the Castleton Content Lab. Well known for his lively demeanor, students new and old speak of him fondly. “Bill has an eccentric personality. I find […]

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Castleton’s underground music scene

Over the past couple of years, the Vermont music scene has started to blow up with talented individuals like Burlington-based artist Kelly Butts-Spirito, creating thriving spaces for music-lovers and performers alike. Butts-Spirito, who’s hosted numerous events under the name, “Love, Kelly,” has served as a model for the emerging hip-hop […]

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‘Dog Sees God’ Theater production moves audience to both laughter and tears

As the lights dim in Castleton University’s Black Box Theater, members of the audience adjust their chairs to make room for another sold-out show to the production of “Dog Sees God,” created by Bert V. Royal and directed by Marisa Valent-Altland. A dark spinoff of the popular cartoon “Peanuts,” the […]

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Let’s talk about the paint dress

Last week during Paris Fashion Week, Bella Hadid had a dress spray painted on her nude body as a part of the Coperni Spring Summer show. This has led to a lot of buzz in the media. Bella Hadid stood in front of the crowd, mostly nude, with only her […]

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’Fit Check: Sam Massey

In this issue’s ’Fit Check, Lily talks to first-year student and thrift store enthusiast Sam Massey, outfitted in Goodwill and vintage pants.   Q. Can you introduce yourself?  A. Hi, I’m Sam Massey. I’m a political science major and I’m a freshman this year.   Q. What are you wearing […]

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Poetry highlight: A watched pot never boils

“A watched pot never boils,” so she took her bags and left. She gazed up past tree tufts, Beyond skyline The blue above reminded her of water And the clouds, of steam Sandwiched between vapor and soil, She forgot the earth was spinning. She ventured to a riverbed Shifting underwater […]