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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 […]

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Fine Arts Center battles bees

If you have ever walked through the halls of the Fine Arts Center and heard an annoying buzzing noise, there is a good chance you are hearing the unwanted neighbors. Honeybees, and they’re not as sweet as they’re thought to be. In the past couple years, bees have been spotted […]

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Daley details the ’60s in Vt.

Photos courtesy of Duncan Campbell  Author and former Rutland Herald journalist Yvonne Daley unveiled her new book, "Going Up the Country: When the Hippies, Dreamers, Freaks, and Radicals Moved to Vermont." The Chaffee Art Center in Rutland opened a new exhibit featuring works from local artists profiled in the book. […]

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Dissecting ‘Dark Side of the Moon’

One of the most powerful and influential things in my life is music. To me, music is therapy. When I’m down, music lifts me up. When I go on my four-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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Schools close, new doors open

Green Mountain College and the College of St. Joseph recently closed, and when students from the two colleges first found out, their minds began racing. Fast forward several months and many of those students are now at Castleton University. Transitioning has been easy for some, but not so much for […]

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Castleton Soundings hit with Taiko

Photo courtesy of Jamilla Buzzell Burlington Taiko group performs the traditional “Lion Dance.”   Castleton Soundings events started off this semester with a bang, quite literally. The first performance of the year came from a local Japanese drumming quartet known as Burlington Taiko. Restless students finally began to settle into […]

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Fix your funk

So, I was sitting in class the other day thinking about what I should write for this week’s column, and then it hit me. Literally. It was pungent, it was repulsive, and it had me thinking, “good God” someone please open a window. So, this week’s topic is none other […]

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“Beast Coast” on the East Coast

  Photo courtesey of Adam Osha  Beast Coast is a group of hip-hop performers whose members are strictly rappers from Brooklyn, New York, including Joey Bada$$, Flatbush Zombies, The Underachievers, Nyck Caution, CJ Fly, Kirk Knight and Powers Pleasant. They are all friends who started rapping together in high school […]