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Jazz ensemble raises money for jazz festival

A group of seven students, six from the CSC Jazz ensemble, performed Nov. 18 to benefit their trip to the Montreal Jazz Festival. Calling themselves “The Cruise”, the group did not play jazz. Instead they focused on their rock roots. Jeff Bruce, Joe Plotts, Mike Ray, Rob Valenti, and Meagan […]

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Gift of giving simplified for the poor college student

College students are put in a difficult position during the gift-giving holidays. Most have little money and a long list of family and friends they wish they could buy gifts for. They are also in that odd phase, transitioning from being gift-receiving children to adults who are expected to give […]

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Fine Arts Center hosts local artist’s abstract art

Abstract paintings and metal statues fill the Fine Arts Center Christina Price Gallery. The pieces are part of a new exhibit by local artist Lin Warren called “Light + Arc.” One of the paintings is a rectangle, half orange and half red and separated by a pink line with a […]

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Book Review

When the doldrums rustle in, what better way to beat them than by going back and reading a childhood favorite book? One such book is From the Mixed Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler by E.L. Koinsburg. Since it is a book meant for a younger audience, adults looking […]

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Shakespeare’s The Winter’s Tale

The entire cast and crew of The Winter’s Tale should be proud of their Nov 9 performance. While the audience was less responsive than one could have hoped for, they succeeded in presenting a beautiful rendition of Shakespeare’s classic work.     A tale of suspicion and betrayal, the passage of […]

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Game Review: Battlefield 3 and Call Of Duty Modern Warfare 3

The world of first person shooters has left gamers with a lot to talk about lately, with Battlefield 3 and Modern Warfare 3 coming out two short weeks apart. Since reviewing only one would make the fans of the other mad, here’s a comparison. First matter of business is the […]

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Changes coming to WIUV

After struggling to find DJs to fill live airtime and having to play recorded radio shows for much of last year, WIUV officials say the student radio station is headed in a better direction under new student leadership. Castleton student and WIUV Program Director Mike Mitrano attributed the success of […]

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The Voice visits CSC

Rebecca Loebe is often described as an itinerant folk singer or as she prefers, “a well-dressed homeless person.” She eventually became sick of answering the genre question, so she coined the term “post-brontosaurus indie folk/crunk” to describe her work. “What I do at the fundamental level is indie/folk. But it’s […]

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A fasion stretch

A growing spectacle among youth in America, lobe stretching or, gauging, is more popular than ever before. Unless, of course, you count ancient practices.     Most sources speculate about the exact start of ear stretching and who it should be attributed to. Organizations like the Association of Professional Piercers suggest […]

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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 […]