Editorial

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Dealing with the loss of a best friend

Photo courtesy of Karen Scolforo  President Scolforo poses with Henry Parker, her beloved dog and best friend.   On Sept. 2, 2019—Labor Day—I said goodbye to my best friend and cherished pet, Henry Parker. As many of you know, Henry has been somewhat of an icon on campus since our […]

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Don’t knock internet radio, embrace it

The death of radio is a topic that has been and will be talked about for a long time. Whether it’s true or not, the things radio gave us are nowhere near the chopping block, and that means there’s hope. The rise in music streaming and podcasts is often cited […]

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Admissions scandal a travesty for those who earn their way in

Instagram’s 90sMoviesclips poked fun at Lori Laughlin for her decision to bribe USC officials to get her daughters admitted. Ahh, college admissions. A stressful, intense, and hard process. Well that is if you aren’t Lori Loughlin’s daughters who got into the University of Southern California because $50,000 was paid under […]

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Trump’s budget is not good for U.S. students

President Donald Trump has introduced his tentative budget for the 2020 elections with some shocking plans. According to the information brought forward by Forbes, Trump plans to cut funding for the US Department of Education by 10 percent, giving them only $64 billion in funding. This may seem like it […]

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Don’t let your anxiety beat you

Drawing by Cameron Rossi-Crete/ Castleton Spartan  Trembling fingers, staggered breathing, tears pooling in eyes. Lungs and throat feeling as though they are closing, hyperventilating, nausea. Anxiety attacks come and go at random times. Running from anyone near you to seclude yourself in a dorm where you can let the pooling […]

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Shootings must stop

I have spent the past hour watching some of the most heart-wrenching videos on the internet. Parkland. Santa Fe. Pittsburgh. Three different cities. Three different communities. Unfortunately, the same terrible tragedy. And that’s only the tip of the horrible iceberg that we are enduring. Schools. Places of worship. Movie theaters. […]

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Don’t let seasonal depression win

Seasonal affective disorder, commonly known as seasonal depression, is a disorder effects six of 100 people in the United States overall. However, it’s most commonly seen in New England. Even though the worst time of year is for people who suffer from SAD is January and February, some students start […]

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No excuse not to vote

“I don’t vote because my vote doesn’t count.” “I don’t like either of these candidates.” “The government is corrupt.” These are rather common narratives of November in the United States, and they are rather unfortunate misconceptions. Many people will be staunch advocates for their candidate-of-choice around this time, and many […]

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Spartan supports Swift getting political

On Sunday, Oct. 7, Taylor Swift posted a long-winded caption to a picture of herself reflecting her views on the mid-term elections of 2018. The post has received a pile of backlash due to her not addressing the topic until now and people are curious to know why she’s decided […]