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My summer in the city

On the Upper West Side lives an apartment overlooking Central Park. It’s a castle as far as New York City living spaces go. Three bedrooms, tall windows in the large living room, washing machine, kitchen and dining room turned art studio. From this studio comes the artwork that lives on […]

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Can’t wait to get home

Salvation is almost here. It is the last week of my 10-week travel season and I’m ready to put the road behind me. The last weeks haven’t been tiring just for me, but for everyone else in my path. High school counselors are trying to get letters of recommendation and […]

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Sports Talk

  With the blink of an eye, we find ourselves in the final weeks of fall sports. With the culmination of a regular season schedule comes a night that every 4th year student athlete circles on their calendar: senior night.   With the well-deserved celebration comes one last opportunity to […]

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Castleton’s road warrior

  It’s 5:30 a.m. and the alarm goes off on the hotel nightstand.  Time to get up, pull the ironing board out of the closet and drink coffee like it’s the only thing left to consume on this earth. I get dressed, put on the tie and hit the road […]

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Sports Talk

The Castleton women’s soccer team fell tragically in the final seconds of a hard fought game against RPI on Sunday. Though the Spartans fell short, they worked hard throughout the game against a tough opponent on a day in which Castleton got its first real taste of fall weather. Right […]

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Fresh Perspective

When I first stepped onto campus, knowing that I was now an actual student here, I was overwhelmed with an array of completely mixed emotions.  I was so excited to start classes and start learning about things that I was actually interested in. On the other hand, I was so […]

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Senior column

It’s hard to believe that this time last year I was out climbing rocks in the desert and exploring thousand-year-old Native American settlements rather than sitting in a math class listening to a lecture on word problems. Looking back at the three months I spent living in the American Southwest […]