Editorial

Editorial

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 […]

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Celebrating every kind of love

I love Valentine’s Day. It’s such a happy day filled with hope, love and kindness. It’s not quite as great as other holidays, like Christmas or Easter, but it’s still pretty awesome. And before you say anything about my relationship status, I’m single. Not only am I single, but I […]

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The power of sports

The sports industry in the United States is undeniably ginormous. It is certainly one of the most powerful businesses in our country. However, the emotional power of sports is just as profound. There are millions upon millions of sports fans around the world. Each and every one of their emotional […]

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Post smart! People are watching

Posting your wild night out on Instagram seemed like a great idea – until you got a call the next morning from your work saying you’ve been fired. When social media first launched, it was just a place to share photos, thoughts and jokes and whatever you posted was only […]

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Op-ed: Chancellor supports Gov. Scott’s priorities

The Vermont State Colleges System is a major workforce pipeline delivering entrepreneurs and workers to power our state’s economy. As a system, Castleton University, Community College of Vermont, Northern Vermont University – Johnson and Lyndon, and Vermont Technical College annually confer 60% of all the bachelor’s and associate degrees awarded […]

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I don’t care if you don’t vote for president

Walking around campus I have heard the same line countless times: “I don’t like any of the candidates so I’m not going to vote.” I have worked hard to keep my rant to myself, but I can’t hold it in any longer. I don’t care if you vote for Trump, […]

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What happened to the Castleton way?

                A lunch time rush filled the Coffee Cottage. People were packed in, trying to maneuver between tables to get their own space.                 For Ashlee Brady- Kelly, that is more difficult. She is in a wheelchair, so it’s harder to get through […]

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Letter to the editor: soundings and studying abroad

As the new manager of the Soundings program and huge advocate of foreign travel, I was dismayed to read about Alex Noonan’s recent difficulties. I had not previously heard of students being prevented from studying abroad as a result of their Soundings status. And, while, I am not familiar with […]