Blogs Features

His magic was my magic

The following is a blog post from a Feature Writing class by a student who wrote all semester about Disney World through promotional virtual experiences of others. The first introductory paragraph was used on earlier posts. The second, was an intro on the final submission – after he got to […]

Area Blogs

Ghosts of the West Castleton Slate Mill

Sophia Buckley-Clement is a Mid-coast Maine native and amateur “spook enthusiast” who’s been studying in Vermont for the past three years. Though Vermont may not be known for its cryptids and ghouls, this place is too damn old for there not to be some weird stories. I’ve seen a lot […]

Arts Blogs

You would not believe this Netlfix show!

Netflix is always trying to tell us what to watch. It thinks it knows us. Well this blog will put that to the test. While I was scrolling through Netflix’s endless catalog until I got down to the top 10, there were endless shows that are “98% match” for me […]

Arts Blogs

Tunes, tokin,’ and paint brush strokin’

Paint, Groove ‘n Toke is about making art, listening to good tunes and smoking some green. In this blog, we will be talking about music and its impact on our lives, all while painting on a canvas together. “Hits from the Bong” by Cypress Hill was Thomas Fabbioli’s first choice […]

Arts Blogs

Dead and Company is alive and well

On Aug. 27, I got a chance to go see Dead and Company, who, for those unaware, include former Grateful Dead members Bob Weir, Bill Kreutzmann, and Mickey Hart. Joining those three were John Mayer, Jeff Chimenti, and Oteil Burbridge, respectively. Taking the trip to Saratoga for a Friday night […]

Arts Blogs

My time with Sonic Vibrations

In this blog I’ll be diving into the depths of Apple Music playlists. I’ll find some new vibes, give one a listen, then give it a quick review. All right! Here goes nothing. Day 1. Let’s get it. The following sequence resembles my actions in finding a new genre to […]

Area Blogs Columns Features Opinion

The great debate: Millennials v. Gen Z

You may have seen it; TikToks, tweets and everything in between documenting an earth-shattering debate involving side-parts, skinny jeans and laughing emojis.   The debate over who has the better style has become a trending topic on social media. From Gen-Z’ers “cancelling” Eminem for controversial lyrics to a […]

Administration Area Blogs Features News

Social media helps connect campus

Castleton clubs, teams and academic departments are taking advantage of the digital age to reach students. While the accounts stretch across multiple platforms – including Instagram, Twitter, Facebook and Snapchat – Instagram seems to be the most common source of interaction and student response. The Instagram accounts associated with […]

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Realizing that dads get sad too

My father called me a few weeks ago.  We had just started talking again for the first time in years. He was at the end of his wits.  “I need to do something. I know I won’t get better, but I need a break,” he croaked, and I could […]

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New blog allows for fewer emails in inbox

Castleton University students may have noticed fewer mass emails this semester thanks to a new blog called “Sparty Says.” It’s a one-stop shop for all campus and club news, its creators said. Associate Dean of Student Success Kelley Beckwith says the new tool is a direct result of student […]