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COVID Chronicle: Zooming from a parked car

My eyes start to water so I rub them with my sleeves. I’m not crying, I’m actually quite happy. In six minutes, class will begin. My damp eyes are a result of the violent blast of heat hitting my face from the car heater. I am wearing my dark gray, […]

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Early college was the right choice, despite COVID

I always said I would never do early college as a senior in high school.  “I don’t want to miss out on my senior year,” I would say.  But COVID unfortunately had a different plan for me. COVID took away my senior year all on its own, so early college […]

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Humans of CU

  Bridget McHugh is an Area Coordinator for Residence Life. She oversees Community Advisors on campus in Hoff, Adams, and the themed houses and serves in an on-call role overseeing the residents for conduct as well as work orders. She enjoys helping Castleton feel like a community. She originally came […]

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COVID prompted early college decision

I always said I would never do early college as a senior in high school.  “I don’t want to miss out on my senior year,” I would say.  But COVID unfortunately had a different plan for me. COVID took away my senior year all on its own, so early college […]

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Absolutely dying to dye her hair

As I sat in the brightly lit room waiting for my son’s dentist to come in, I felt a twinge of self-consciousness as I looked around at the blonde mom across the room and the brunette helping Cire brush his teeth.  I uncomfortably played with the string on my sweatpants, […]

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Just how liberal is Vermont?

Ask anyone not from Vermont about what it’s like here and you’ll probably hear “where is that?”  But if they know, then they immediately think Burlington and Bernie Sanders. Hiking, organic food, locally-made wool mittens.  Vermonters themselves often think Vermont is a liberal, accepting place for everyone, failing to question […]

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Analyzing NASCAR’s West Coast swing

  The NASCAR west coast swing is over. Since it established this yearly tradition a few years back, every spring the NASCAR storm heads out to the west coast and races at its tracks in Las Vegas, Phoenix and Fontana.  They have a fourth track out there, Sonoma, but it’s […]

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Opinion: It’s time to re-open

It was as if some 371 days ago the clock struck midnight and the people of America twirled the “Come in, WE’RE OPEN!” sign around to read “Sorry – CLOSED,” whether by choice or government order.  Now, a year later, keys are coming out of the pockets of Americans to […]