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Human rights aren’t a poltical issue

Professor Dave Blow recently received an anonymous letter in his school mailbox criticizing the university for not being inclusive to all political parties.   It was addressed to Blow as advisor of the student newspaper, and “to all whom will harken to this plea”  The letter begins by recognizing the […]

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COVID Chronicle: COVID can’t keep ‘Poppa” down

This latest COVID Chronicle was submitted for a Media Writing class assignment. My grandfather, who I refer to as Poppa, was diagnosed with COVID about two weeks ago. I have always seen Poppa as a cowboy. Not just because of his looks, but by his way of living. He is […]

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Is Ellis Hall really haunted?

It’s exactly 7:27 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 22, and surrounded by the pitter-patter of rain and the weird sound of my boots as I walk on muddy grass, I was suddenly standing in front of Ellis Hall.  After staring at the front door for 30 seconds, I gathered the courage, […]

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Being young has never felt better

I spent my last day of being 21 in the ER. I had unfortunately, after just reaching two years of avoidance, contracted COVID exactly a week before my 22nd birthday. By March 2, my cough had gotten worse, it became harder to breath and my chest was constantly aching. I […]

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Drop in to the park

The squeak of a binding, the thwap of a board, the shing of a rail, and the underlyingly complex park chatter are all things you’ll hear while walking by the terrain park on the Castleton campus.  Senior Adam Osha leans down the ramp, glides through the snow, and launches off […]

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House that Hannah Built: Holiday Edition

Well friends, Brendan and I have been dating for a whole year! Which is crazy, because it feels like this year was going 60mph in a school zone. But just because it was quick, does not mean it was easy. Because of COVID, we spent a lot of time together. […]

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‘Tis the season

‘Twas the month before Christmas, when all through the shop, not a creature was stirring, but the workers won’t stop. The stockings were placed on the shelves with care, in hopes that early shoppers soon would be there.  And early shoppers there will be.  Every year in November, this story […]

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House that Hannah Built: Brendan strikes back

So… word on the street is that SOMEONE has been criticizing my living style. Gone are the days when I could accidentally leave my wet towel on my bed without getting the death stare. Gone are the days when I could just throw my clothes on the floor in my […]