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Feeling the senior inflammation

I’ve always wondered where the term “Senioritis” came from, considering “itis” is what’s tacked on the end of medical terms for inflammation. I don’t know about my fellow Seniors, but I don’t feel very inflamed. But then again, it could be purely symbolic, right? Holy-moly has four years gone by […]

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Stepping out of my comfort zone

I’ve always been a timid person, afraid to try new things. I used to be afraid to fail or to step out of my comfort zone. This year however, I decided to change that and journalism has been a huge help. This past Wednesday, journalism pushed me to do something […]

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Too young for suicide

Gabriel Taye, an 8-year-old from Cincinnati, committed suicide after being attacked by boys in school. No one from the school informed the family he was being bullied or that he had been attacked. He hanged himself two days later. Ten-year-old Ashawnty Davis lived a happy life in Colorado until the […]

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An editor’s good-bye

I never thought I would be this sad about graduating. I never thought that I would be sad about leaving college because I know my experience wasn’t like most, being a commuter and all. I guess it’s not so much school I’ll miss. I do feel ready for the real […]

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‘YouTube algorithm’ suppresses creators

YouTube is currently facing its biggest challenge yet – figuring out how to make advertisers happy. Following a cascade of leading articles from the Wall Street Journal, advertisers withdrew hundreds of millions of dollars in ads from the platform. YouTube had no choice but to crack down, but they did […]

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The fun of berating bad movies

The hit TV show, “Community”, tells about an experience we’re all familiar with – watching intentionally bad movies with your college roommates. They define it as a, “Purely college experience.” In my experience, this tradition was one of the building blocks of the most important friendships I made throughout my […]

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We saved each other

Castleton student Brigitta Gough poses with her rescue dog, Max.  As I entered college a few years ago, I became a constantly anxious person who sometimes couldn’t even get out of bed because of the crippling anxiety that overtook me. I’ve always had some anxiety, but it was never as […]

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Stressed, but without regrets

I’ll be honest, I have never been so stressed out! Ever. I have two months left in my senior semester and it just doesn’t seem like I’m going to have enough time to get everything done. Yes, I said senior semester and that’s because I’m graduating early! Let me just […]

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I am learning more outside the classroom

I have a lot on my plate right now, and I don’t mean a mountain of vegetables (although that certainly wouldn’t hurt us college kids), but now I sound too much like your parents. At the beginning of my time here at Castleton, President Dave Wolk told us that we […]

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Loving the CU life

For those of you who read my Fresh Perspective from the previous issue, I am very happy to announce that my cat is alive and well. So is the rest of my family. Which is good. I hadn’t been home in five weeks. Before that, the longest time I’ve been […]