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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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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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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 […]

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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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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 […]