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Pronouns are just as important as names

Walking into your classroom on the first day of school, you settle into your seat, look around at your classmates, and dread the looming introductions between your professor and everyone else. But this time it’s different. Your professor asks your name, your major – and your pronouns. To some, it’s […]

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Use less, do more this holiday

Ι think I might have too much stuff – and chances are so do you.  According to the U.S. census, Americans are spending upwards of $4 billion a year – not on housing, but on storage facility fees.  In the U.S. alone we have over 50,000 storage facilities and one […]

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Kombuch-huh?

The crack of a safety seal, the mild fizzing sound of released carbonation and a smell wafting up that can be described as a mix of incense and body odor. Staring down the mouth of a bottle of GT’s Synergy Watermelon Wonder kombucha, I dutifully took my first ever sip. […]

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CU/See Me campaign highlights diversity on campus

Roughly a month after its initial announcement, leaders of Castleton University’s CU/See Me initiative are looking forward to the spring after already facilitating a handful of successful events. The initiative focuses on creating programming on the broad topic of diversity, specifically through the perspective of individuals on campus. “There’s a […]

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Diamond Run Mall leaves void in Rutland

On the corner of Merchant’s Row and Center Street in Downtown Rutland sits Meshach Tourigny’s new location for his vinyl record shop, Mountain Music and Jewelry. The shop opened on Oct. 26 in the space of a former clothing store. As Tourigny stands behind a glass counter, music enthusiasts examine […]

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And the winner is…

The hustle and bustle of people in and out of the dressing room. The sound of people talking above you to the crowd and judges, trying to win them over. Ryan Boeke and Zach Gebo on stage, shirtless, trying to catch whipped cream in their mouth after they’ve flung it […]

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Huden helper creates wave of positivity

Tom Kelly has worked in Huden Dining Hall at Castleton University since 2012, when Sodexo was hired to prepare the school’s meals. And how he got here is an interesting story. Sodexo was looking for a morning supervisor and the manager was in the town bank one day, where Kelly’s […]

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Class of 2020 gets social with alumni

The real world is slowly encroaching for seniors as they met with the Alumni Association this past week for the Senior Social. The social was held on Nov. 7 and members of the senior class were able to meet with their peers and spend some time together before walking across […]

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The Outing Club is making a comeback

You walk outside in the crisp autumn air. The leaves paint a picture of abstract colors, making the world vibrant. There’s a chilly breeze as the smell of chimney smoke surrounds you. You’re breathing in the fresh air of the outdoors. It’s calm. Life is good. At Castleton University, this […]

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How to avoid a parking ticket

In the first two months of this academic year, there were 860 parking tickets written on campus by Public Safety. However, this doesn’t mean all 860 tickets were collected. There are ways you can prevent yourself from receiving a parking ticket on campus and ways to avoid paying if you […]