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Music Preview: Punk Goes Pop 4

Instead of doing another review, I’m gonna do some looking forward to the future this issue. It’s time for a PREVIEW! Usually it’s hard to preview an album without the whole thing, but Fearless Records has a unique way about them. Their long-running Punk Goes Pop series has come a […]

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Game Review: Arkham City

If you have to choose one single-player game to buy this year, this is it. Batman: Arkham City continues the story of Arkham Asylum, shortly after the events of the first game. The criminals have been relocated to Arkham City, a sanctioned-off area of Gotham where the most dangerous villains […]

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Recent grads share their stories

Five months ago, the Castleton State College class of 2011 marched to Pomp and Circumstance on a very special day. But where are these grads in the real world just five months later? And what’s their advice to the seniors this year? “Most importantly, enjoy your time at Castleton while […]

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Fishtail Tavern offering another local pub option

Castleton students and area residents have a new place for live music, pool and pizza – and it’s being brought to them by a Castleton alum.  On Sat. Oct. 22, co-owners Mike Mamunes and former Lake House Pub owner Dave Rogers hosted the pre-opening event for their new bar, The […]

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Music Review: Evanescence

It’s been a while since we’ve heard anything from those gothic rockers Evanescence, but they’re back in good form with their self-titled album. Basically, if you like Evanescence you’ll like this album. Amy Lee’s voice continues to be top notch, and is still the main draw to this dark rock/metal […]

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IanJ takes the stage at CSC

Who is IanJ? That was the question many Castleton students had when they heard that the Louisville rapper was coming to perform, but by the end of the night, everyone knew the answer. Packs of students slowly entered the Fine Arts Center and took their seats. The words IANJ pulsated […]

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Theater grad returns to direct Shakespeare

Having an agent, living in New York City and having a master’s degree in fine arts would seem like every theater student’s dream. For 2006 Castleton State College graduate Lauren Anne Martin, it came true. But now Martin finds herself back home at Castleton. Armed with her MFA in Shakespeare […]

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Movie Review: Real Steel

As if robots haven’t been in the cinema enough with the Transformers movies, now we have a new type just as that trilogy has fizzled out: boxing robots. Real Steel is set in the near future in a world that isn’t much different from our own, except that humans have […]

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Game Review: Battlefield 3 Beta

  Since I couldn’t grab a copy of RAGE in time to review, I’m going with the next best thing: Battlefield 3 open beta. Of course I can’t read too far into a beta, but I got some impressions. The game is going for stunning presentation, which it does well. […]

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Movie Review: Star Wars

  Instead of focusing on any of the new cinema releases this month, I’m choosing to review something much older, but no less significant. The Star Wars Saga defined not only one generation but several, and its recent release on Blu-Ray draws some of the attention back. Lucas made the […]