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Dissecting Jimi Hendrix’s ‘May This Be Love’

Music is one of the most powerful and influential things in my life. To me, music is therapy. When I’m down, music lifts me up. I like to analyze it for meaning. It’s such a huge part of my life. This column will dive into my love for music from […]

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Thrane thrives at CU

The Spartan newspaper has seen many familiar faces grace it’s pages, from sports stars to theatre regulars, to active members on campus. For one student on campus, it’s finally her time to shine. Jordan Thrane, a senior acting and direction major, is a well-known face on campus. She’s usually in […]

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From CU to behind the camera at Red Rocks

In a small Colorado town, music blares from the large speakers overtaking the natural masterpiece. The sound echoes through the starry night as rocky red patterns decorate the venue. Thousands of people are grooving, and one Castleton alumnus sits right up front in the best seat on the rocks. Matt […]

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Slick moves

On a cold and windy Friday morning last week, Castleton University dance professor Maya Kraus took her speaker up the icy steps of Woodruff Hall and began to dance. Onlookers stood outside of Leavenworth in coats and sweaters chatting as Kraus moved up and down the steps. “It’s definitely an […]

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Dissecting ‘The Wall’ Part 3

Music is one of the most powerful and influential things in my life. To me, music is therapy. When I’m down, music lifts me up. When I go on my 4-hour drive from Connecticut to Vermont, what gets me through is music. It’s such a huge part of my life. […]

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Explore your own fashion style

When it comes to self-expression, many people will find it in different ways whether it be art, music, sports, or writing. But everyone is able to similarly express who they are through their clothes. Style and fashion is a personal thing, which is the best part about it. The way […]

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Art League club hopes to spread the love of art

The creative side of Castleton University now has a new outlet through a new club on campus known as the Art League. Recently revived by students Haydn Renouf and Jasmin Gomez, artists now have an opportunity to come together. “Art is honestly my life,” Renouf, president of the club, said. […]

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The Joker

I feel like this issue gets brought up a lot when we talk about movies or video games having violent natures. What if this will spark more violence? Surely, we can’t allow people to watch this film or play this game, right? This same issue was brought up as soon […]

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Dissecting Pink Floyd’s ‘The Wall’ Part 2

Music is one of the most powerful and influential things in my life. To me, music is therapy. When I’m down, music lifts me up. When I go on my 4-hour drive from Connecticut to Vermont, what gets me through is music. It’s such a huge part of my life. […]

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Balancing school, Miss Vt. duties

For many girls, competing in the Miss USA Pageant is just a dream. But for one student here at Castleton, that dream became a reality. Bethany Garrow, a junior nursing student, won the title of Miss Vermont USA for 2019, and ultimately competed for the title of Miss USA in […]