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CU profs build life together

Stephanie Wilson sits in her office by her computer. Her husband, Andrew Wilson, sits across from her on the other side of the desk. It’s his office as well. The two joke around, taking jabs at each other and rolling their eyes, but each time it always ends with a […]

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The songbird of Leavenworth

Have you ever been walking down the first floor of Leavenworth Hall and heard a booming singing voice coming from a classroom? If you have, then you have witnessed one of “Mr. Bill” Wiles’ wonderful ways of connecting with his students. If you have taken an English class with “Mr. […]

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CU loves Charlie

Imagine coming to a completely different country barley knowing how to speak the native language and having to learn everything from scratch. Yuchen Zhou, known on the Castleton University campus as “Charlie,” is a 22-year-old education leadership major from China with a 4.0 GPA. She is also an SOS leader, […]

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Campus cat goes by many names, brings students together

A cat has been roaming Castleton’s campus, and it is unknowingly bringing the campus and community together. The brown cat, which  started visiting campus around the beginning of fall, pops out from the bushes while students are walking to class, looking for head scratches and tummy pats. But people don’t […]

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CU alum takes teaching to a higher level

Photo courtesy of Justin Garritt. Alumni Justin Garritt stands in front of the Petronas Twin Towers in Malaysia. Justin Garritt is a sixth-grade math teacher in Baltimore. He graduated from Castleton University in 2011 and was awarded the “Outstanding Young Alum” award in 2014. Garritt recently returned from a 13-month […]

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It’s too important to wait

Depression among college students is a big concern for mental health professionals. Students are often bombarded with projects, assignments and exams and are expected to be able to keep up with a social life while also being active on campus outside the classroom. But sometimes when students become stressed, they […]

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She will be Christopher

It’s a Monday night and Jordan Thrane, a senior at Castleton University, is getting ready for auditions. She looks around and sees nine other boys auditioning for the role she wants; Christopher, a 15-year-old boy. Little did she know that later that night, Harry McEnerny, the director, would cast her […]

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Skating at ‘The Castle’

Sun was beaming down on the Castleton University skatepark when sophomore Andreas Stefanokis went for a boardslide on the down rail in the middle of the park. He surprised himself on his first attempt by actually landing on top of the rail but failed to connect his wheels to the […]

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The Yellow Deli is a college hotspot

There aren’t many places to eat at 2 a.m. on a Tuesday. For most college students, however, this is a prime time for the munchies to kick in. Thankfully for them, the Yellow Deli in Rutland is open 24 hours a day, five days a week. The small, quaint restaurant […]

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Photo of the week!

Heather Robinson / Castleton Spartan This week's photo of the week is a beautiful shot of Spartan Stadium during the homecoming-parent weekend football game. Want to see your photos in The Spartan? Email your submissions to thespartan@castleton.edu