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New technology across CU campus

  Castleton University has upgraded its classrooms with new technology in light of virtual and hybrid learning due to the coronavirus pandemic.  On Feb. 11, James Lambert shared an email  with Castleton students, faculty, and staff announcing a new telepresence classroom in the library, detailed with high-tech cameras, microphones, speakers, […]

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Reacting to ‘Framing Britney Spears’

Britney Spears is not in charge of her finances or many elements of her life. But could a documentary change that? “Framing Britney Spears” is a documentary on the FX series “The New York Times Presents” about the star’s ongoing battle for independence.   It covers the entirety of her […]

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The new red lipstick

A new trend has emerged on TikTok, which has led to criticism and discussions on makeup trends, and what is – or isn’t – considered beautiful.  In late December, TikTok user @sarathefreeelf posted a video of her using a contour stick to darken up her under eyes, to accentuate her […]

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CU theater prepares for pandemic plays

  After a semester of no theatrical performances in Casella Theater, the stage is looking to have life on it. Kind of. In past spring semesters, the theater department has centered their focus on one large main stage musical and then several smaller black box shows scattered throughout the semester. […]

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Low-key events are a hit

Hearts were on sleeves and inside stuffed bears at a Castleton Campus Activities Board event that drew over 150 students on Feb. 12 – just before Valentine’s Day. The event, a “Stuff Your Own” stuffed animal night, proved to be one of the most popular events that the board has […]

Arts Books Features

Castleton student publishes book of poetry

Taryn Van Guilder is a junior English major at Castleton University. Her poetry book “Hold On,” which was published in September 2020, can be found on Amazon. She plans to continue writing in the future and is currently working on more poetry and a fiction series. Q. What made you […]

Arts Editorial

K-Pop is a start

For a lot of people, K-Pop gaining traction in the United States didn’t change their lives at all. Some haven’t even heard of it. Some were excited to see their favorite artists becoming popular in their own country. But for me, and for a lot of other Korean Americans like […]