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They know fashion: Students express themselves through style

A boy in hot pink go-go boots and a handmade Beetlejuice-inspired jacket sits at the picnic table outside of Leavenworth. It’s clear right away that he stands out from the crowd. “Great outfit!” a student said while walking by. Daniel Jackson, a senior and musical theater major, thanks the student […]

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Students Analyze ‘Squid Game’

Netflix thinks it knows us. It thinks it knows what shows and what movies we will enjoy. Whether it’s a 98% match or a trending new original, Netflix thinks you will watch it and get you hooked. This blog will put Netflix to the test to see if these shows […]

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Influencers v. content creators

Influencers and content creators are two buzzwords that have taken over both Gen Z and Millenial vocabularies. With the rise of social media platforms like YouTube, Instagram, and most recently TikTok, everyday people can start making their own content, and subsequently, become influencers. Influencers have been around for as long […]

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You would not believe this Netlfix show!

Netflix is always trying to tell us what to watch. It thinks it knows us. Well this blog will put that to the test. While I was scrolling through Netflix’s endless catalog until I got down to the top 10, there were endless shows that are “98% match” for me […]

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Tunes, tokin,’ and paint brush strokin’

Paint, Groove ‘n Toke is about making art, listening to good tunes and smoking some green. In this blog, we will be talking about music and its impact on our lives, all while painting on a canvas together. “Hits from the Bong” by Cypress Hill was Thomas Fabbioli’s first choice […]

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Dead and Company is alive and well

On Aug. 27, I got a chance to go see Dead and Company, who, for those unaware, include former Grateful Dead members Bob Weir, Bill Kreutzmann, and Mickey Hart. Joining those three were John Mayer, Jeff Chimenti, and Oteil Burbridge, respectively. Taking the trip to Saratoga for a Friday night […]

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My time with Sonic Vibrations

In this blog I’ll be diving into the depths of Apple Music playlists. I’ll find some new vibes, give one a listen, then give it a quick review. All right! Here goes nothing. Day 1. Let’s get it. The following sequence resembles my actions in finding a new genre to […]

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Tattoos of CU

  It’s no secret that tattoos are often still considered taboo in many societal circles. Consider certain workplaces, social situations, and religious groups that look down on tattoos or require cover-up or altogether abstinence. There are more than a few to be named.  Though the practice of getting tattooed is […]

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Almost as it once was…

Castleton University’s Theater Arts department put on its usual spring semester shows this past weekend. Just a little differently this time. Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the theater program opted for multiple virtual short-plays that audiences can buy and stream online, instead of their usual spring musical.  They coined these […]

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A senior’s one woman show

  In light of the pandemic shutting down theater across the world, one senior has taken it upon herself to create one more lasting memory before she graduates. Cydney Krone, a senior at Castleton University, is set to premiere her one woman show this week, called I’m Not Afraid of […]