Editorial

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Necessary to un-censor

Two weeks ago, The Spartan released an issue with a story on the front page headlined “Controversial Kiss.”  The story revealed some surprising reactions to a same-sex kiss in the play “Spring Awakening.”  The article itself garnered some strong reactions as well, good and bad. Some applauded The Spartan for […]

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Letter to the Editor

An open letter to Castleton students: Responding to Thomas Edison’s opinion that a college education is useless, Albert Einstein  reportedly said, “The value of an education in a liberal arts college is not the learning of many facts but the training of the mind to think something that cannot be […]

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Ted’s Imagination

Texas Senator Ted Cruz became the first Republican to officially announce his 2016 presidential campaign in front of a packed crowd of 10,000 college students at Liberty University on March 23. While it appeared he had a gigantic crowd of eager young conservatives, the truth of the matter is that […]

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The best choice for me

People ask me all the time why I came to Castleton. I’m from out-of- state and was at the top of my graduating   class. For some people who grew up in Vermont, wanting to come to Castleton is insane, but I knew before I even left the open house in […]

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I’ve got the cure

Congratulations, you’ve now managed to survive St. Patty’s Day for another year! Woo! Drinks are in order! … Maybe not. Whether you’re still feeling the effects from last week or last night, we’ve got you covered. Hangovers can be tricky so we’re here to help, because the last thing you […]

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Fresh Perspectives

Let’s talk about something that is a little heavy, no pun intended, and most definitely real. The dreaded freshmen 15. We all know there are many things that an incoming freshman thinks about. What if I don’t like my roommate? Will I make friends? What if I can’t find my […]

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The Spartan travels to NYC

Castleton Spartan memebers gather at dinner at an Italian resturant during their trip to New York City. Photo Contributed by David Blow I don’t know why it took me so long to require it, because the reward was so great. For the first time in the nine years that I’ve […]

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Fresh Perspectives

Studying abroad is something every student majoring in a language has to do. It doesn’t matter when you do it, but you have to go somewhere for at least a semester. A common misconception is that you have to be majoring in a language in order to study abroad. This […]

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Skolnik lacks substance

Unless you’ve been living underneath a rock for the past 2,000 years, you’re well aware that racism exists. If you don’t believe that, I’d love to hear your evidence to support that theory, along with your thoughts on dinosaurs and the Holocaust. Evidently, it would appear as though many Castleton […]

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Prepare youself

It’s not uncommon for college students to be taken advantage of. We’re bled dry by tuition costs and interest rates. Our landlords take our security deposits and don’t fix our problems. Many of us get our degrees and the only jobs we can find are unpaid internships. Most of us […]