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Do you believe the signs?

“What’s your sign?” That question is most often met with either an eyeroll or an enthusiastic recounting of one’s astrological big three: sun, moon, and rising signs.  With astrology, most people are either very in – or very out.  At a surface level, astrology is a system in which a […]

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Castleton ’Fit Check: Pearl Bellomo

In this series, Lily Doton seeks out fashionable students on campus and asks them for all the details of their outfits. This issue’s edition features first-year Pearl Bellomo, who’s inspired by “throwback styles” from the ‘90s.  Q. Can you tell me what you’re wearing today? A. Yes, I am wearing […]

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A ladies guide to love and musicals

From the moment the house lights went down, the audience devoted their full attention to the D’Ysquith family.  We followed Monty D’Ysquith Navarro, played by Daniel Jackson, as he recounted every detail of landing himself in jail in his memoir “A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder.”  Jackson’s portrayal of […]

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Technology finds its way into the art world

From virtual reality experiences to new digital mediums, artists and those who view art can experience it in more dynamic ways.   In 2019, I visited The Salvador Dali Museum in St. Petersburg, Florida, to view his work and the Rene Magritte exhibit – which I thought was a pretty […]

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Amplifying diversity through fashion

Students strutted down the runway in cultural garb and with pride on their sleeves at the Multicultural Fashion Show hosted by Castleton University’s chapter of NAACP on March 5.  The event, which began at 6 p.m., was the brainchild of NAACP Secretary and sophomore political science major Kayon Morgan. Thirteen […]

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Castleton ’Fit Check: Maddie Cirillo

In this series, Lily Doton seeks out fashionable students on campus and asks them for all the details of their outfits. This issue’s edition features freshman Maddie Cirillo in Shein, a gift from her grandmother, and more.  Q. Can you tell me what you’re wearing?  A. So, my shoes are […]

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Hard Times and Frozen Lips

… Feeling loose. Feeling blue, much like the sounds, of a groovy blues tune. But today was tough. But today was rough, much like the brush, of a burning trust. So, welcome to hard times… welcome to dark skies, welcome to a world with more lies. More lies… than a  […]

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The unreliable narrator

Jonah Siegel is a senior at Castleton University, who is known for challenging his viewer’s perspectives with his photographs. Siegel originally had the goal of becoming a professional musician. After high school, he and his band moved to Los Angeles, California in hopes of being signed by a record label. […]

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Deep breaths: CU’s unwind playlist

I got so hooked on the idea of music getting people pumped up that I forgot why most people, myself included, listen to music in the first place. To decompress. I think we’re at the point in the semester where stress is starting to build. It can become overpowering if […]

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‘Euphoria’ finale reactions

The season finale of “Euphoria” recently aired on HBO. Everyone who had been following along for eight weeks rushed to their screens to watch the anticipated finale. After the hour-and-one-minute episode, mixed emotions, opinions, and plenty of memes soared through social media. A few Castleton students shared their thoughts on […]