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Students plan a summer to make up for last year

  Summer is approaching us, everyone is getting excited more than ever, and a lot of people older than 12 years of age are getting vaccinated for COVID-19.  People are making fun, relaxing plans for the summer. It is going to be way more eventful than last year. Ben Thompson, […]

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Word on the Street

Question: What was the most difficult part of the semester?     Julie Leppo “I’m a CA on campus. And it was really hard to be able to get to know any of my residents and make meaningful connections. We’re so secluded in our office, because we’re in the houses […]

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COVID Chronicles: Facing my fears alone

  Some young adults are ready to fly from the nest before they even hit 18. Me…not so much. I’m still dependent on my parents for a lot of things, and one of the biggest is my doctor’s appointments. I spend a lot of time at various medical practices, and […]

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Dad’s old Jeep provides escape from COVID-19 blues

Is anyone else tired about hearing about COVID all the time?  I know I am.  It seems like that’s all they talk about on the news. We seem to hear the words new cases, masks, vaccines, and social distancing about a million times per day.  If you go on news […]

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COVID-19 Fuels poor TikTok shopping decision

  After a few weeks of being in lockdown, I came to the conclusion that desperate times call for desperate measures. I gave in and downloaded what would become my only source of joy and happiness during lockdown: TikTok.  After a couple of days of randomly browsing the app, I […]

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COVID Chronicles: I hope he gets what I got

  My brother, Joon, called me yesterday for the first time in I don’t know how long. He wanted to talk about college applications and what he should be doing to get in—community service, extra credit courses, bending the truth just a lil bit. You know, the likes of impressing […]

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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 […]