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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  

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Meet new professor Joel Lombard

Joel Lombard recently went from being a Castleton alumnus to a Castleton University exercise science professor and the 2010 graduate couldn’t be happier. He spoke Friday about his exciting new role at his alma mater. Joel Lombard Q. What’s it like to be back teaching where you used to be […]

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Communication vital to suicide prevention

By Nick Minarik and Anders Ax Castleton Spartan Eileen Casey had been home a few days in the summer of 2010 after returning from the hospital and was watching TV together with her son, Andy. She told him that she was going to bed. Andy said he loved her, just […]

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Memorializing Brian

Brian Dagle was best known for having boundless enthusiasm in everything he did. When swimming, he’d jump off the highest cliff, just to do it. He was the first to talk to people no one else knew and friends say he was the most giving person they knew. “Always, these […]

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Where did the waffles go?

Students at Castleton State College have been wondering what happened to the popular waffle maker in Huden Dining Hall? Last year, the waffle maker was unveiled to students and available for use during all three meal periods. And it got used a lot. This year, however, it is only available […]

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Pub night returns to Huden

Birthday cake, great music and a bar, how much better can it get? On Oct. 5 the Third Place group hosted their weekly pub night event to showcase Castleton talent. Students and faculty participated in the event which lasted four hours and was a huge success. Jon White, one of […]

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Is traditional dating dead in college?

You shower, dress up, and practice your smile in the mirror. You sit at the window waiting anxiously for a car to arrive. You’re going on a real date, but these days you’re an exception. College students are ditching traditional courting for a more relaxed approach to relationships. Our generation […]

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College to Renovate Huden

Huden Dining Hall is a frequent source of irritation for students, as anyone who has gone in there during lunchtime knows. You just want to find a place to sit and eat without waiting 10 minutes to find an open table, yet sometimes it’s tough. In addition to the seating […]