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Honored to represent CU

Sometimes in life, the most unexpected things happen. This morning at 9:10 a.m., my house started shaking!! I had just woken up and sat down to write a column about the presidential election, and all the sudden I heard a rumble, then felt the shake and heard a rattle in […]

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Students react to monumental election

Castleton University senior Jac Culpo heard a buzz from his phone. He looked at it and realized America had chosen the next President of the United States.  His phone screen presented the words “Joe Biden is president” and he immediately felt all the stress and anxiety and tension from the last few days leave […]

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Election night reflection

It’s 1:49 a.m. on the night of the election (technically the morning after the election) and I can’t sleep. I tried to distract myself with homework. I tried to distract myself with mindless TV. I tried to distract myself with old videos of Bernie Sanders. I know that the official […]

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Covid Chronicles: Taking “senior” seriously

This is the latest installment of the Covid Chronicles blog from a Castleton University Media Writing class detailing students’ experiences during the pandemic. Let’s be real, no one excepted a pandemic to happen during their time in college. I sure didn’t. But here I am, back with my parents, doing […]

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California Dreamin’

Making the choice to move to California came pretty easy to me. The last time I was in the house cooped up with my mom for that long was before freshman year. I have family out here. My aunt, uncle, and two cousins, Matt and Gina. They’re pretty rad. They […]

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Covid Chronicles: Pandemic can’t stop love

This is the latest installment of the Covid Chronicles blog from a Castleton University Media Writing class detailing students’ experiences during the pandemic. Planning a wedding is stressful, but planning a wedding in the middle of a pandemic is stressful stress that’s been drenched in palpable inconvenience. If I had […]

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Covid Chronicles: I’m sorry for being absent

This is the latest installment of the Covid Chronicles blog from a Castleton University Media Writing class detailing students’ experiences during the pandemic. Dear Everyone that didn’t hear from me from March 2020 – September 2020: I want to start this off with I hope you’re doing well and that […]

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Covid Chronicles: Happy to be in the dorm

This is the latest installment of the Covid Chronicles blog from a Castleton University Media Writing class detailing students’ experiences during the pandemic. Even though times are rough right now with COVID-19 and stuff, one thing that I enjoyed is just at least going back to a college dorm. I’ve […]

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Selective Streaming

Welcome, one and all, to Selective Streaming: a rundown of what YOU could be watching this week! Let’s be honest with ourselves. We’ve been watching more junk than ever. I’m guilty of it, you’re guilty of it. I mean come on, someone got Dreamworks’ Peabody and Sherman trending on Netflix. […]

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Covid Chronicles: TikTok trend turned new family tradition

This is the eighth installment of the Covid Chronicles blog from a Castleton University Media Writing class detailing students’ experiences during the pandemic. It was just another day in quarantine. Spent my day in pajamas, lying in bed, scrolling through Tik Tok until my brain melted. There was a trend […]