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‘The students are my legacy’

Tucked away in the basement of the Fine Arts Center, three offices in the costume shop belong to professors of theater and dance. Behind the second door, colorful lights are strung across the ceiling, bookshelves are stacked high with plays and scripts, and relics of theater department shows past lays […]

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Kraus: ‘It’s like leaving a home’

Maya Kraus flashed a radiant smile, laughing as she apologized for the noise in the background – the source of which was her three daughters huddled around a karaoke machine belting “Driver’s License” by Olivia Rodrigo. Leota, Kraus’ youngest daughter, was celebrating her sixth birthday that day, and Kraus was […]

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3B to spread alopecia awareness to Castleton community

With alopecia becoming at the forefront of conversation after Will Smith’s infamous slap, the disease has started to gain more attraction within media. But Castleton student-athlete Rob Guerin has long been dealing with the effects of the disease that causes hair loss. And to support this cause, he is preparing […]

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Harris continues to inspire Spartans

Moe Harris is an absolute beast on the field, and if you talk to those who know him, a great person to emulate off the field. His commanding impact at Castleton University has left history in the record books – but also in others’ hearts. Harris, a New Jersey-native, worked […]

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Ryan Ackerman: Castleton Alum who Excelled in the Classroom and at Puma

Ryan Ackerman graduated from then Castleton State College in 2014. Seven years later, he is the senior manager of business intelligence for North America at Puma.  “It’s the sexist title in the world,” he said with a chuckle before explaining what he does these days. “Ultimately what it comes down […]

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Communicating through art

Jasper Lynch is an artist, student, and aspiring art educator. What started out as doodling as a child has evolved into powerful and thought-provoking pieces. “Most of the stuff I made was focused on the shows I used to enjoy but now the works I make are more personal,” he […]

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Castleton ’fit check

Can you walk me through what you’re wearing? Yeah. So, today, I really wanted to wear this red shirt in particular with this sweater vest that I got two weeks ago from H&M. Usually I tend not to shop there, but if I do, I feel like I want to […]

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The thief of the night…clubs

If you find yourself in a night club, a lot of money will soon be vanished from your pockets. Bright flashing lights, attractive men and women, a dance floor, and an experienced DJ. A perfect combo to blow a lot of money on alcohol.  With all cocktails having a starting […]

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‘On a Deadline’ passes Vibe Check

The following is a blog post from professor David Blow’s Feature Writing class. In this blog I’ll be diving into the depths of Apple Music playlists. I’ll find some new vibes, give one a listen, then give it a quick review to see if it passes the Vibe Check.   […]

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COVID-fueled cross-country trip

It’s a year before the big cross-country trip. Bryce Beyerbach was talking to his friend Aidan Rowley as they planned where they wanted to go. “We were going to drive across the country and live in my mom’s van,” said Beyerbach, a Glens Falls, New York native. But just before […]