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They live for what the road brings

The following was written for a Feature Writing class and details the travels of Spartan editor Brendan Crowley’s cousin and her soulmate.   Issac Belloir and Eliza Orlando were driving in South Carolina when they started to hear a tinging sound come from the engine. The two had just purchased […]

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Reacting to the loss of a president

  A difficult aftermath following the unprecedented Covid-19 pandemic seemed inevitable, and Castleton University is already starting to feel the repercussions. There was a rollercoaster of news surrounding former Vermont State Colleges Chancellor Jeb Spaulding’s proposal to close North Vermont University with his resignation to follow. Soon after, the Castleton […]

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Wallingford residents stepping up to help others through Covid-19 crisis

This story is one of several that have been written by professor Dave Blow’s journalism classes that will be published in the Spartan addressing the ways that COIVD-19 is affecting students’ hometown communities.  On any given day in Wallingford, 58-year-old lawyer Jennifer Hoult might be found at the library, shopping […]

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A CU blogger’s unique family photos make you want to join his family

Everybody’s got a story to tell. Some people moved 10 times before they got to high school, some were an only child, some were the star athlete of the school and some got pregnant before they graduated. This doesn’t make anyone bad or wrong, but merely contributed to the type […]

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Everyone is walking, how about carrying a bag for trash?

As some of you may know, Green-Up Day had been canceled this year, meaning on May 5, you won’t be seeing hundreds of people on the side of the road with the green trash bags making a difference in their community. Now that I have a lot more time on […]

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Racism and Covid-19: A Chinese student’s perspective

With the development of the COVID-19 pandemic, many countries have experienced discrimination against Chinese students and Chinese communities. Some media are not only deliberately expressing panic, but also publicly playing racial discrimination cards, offending and insulting the Chinese without any bottom line. The virus was first discovered in China, and […]

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Spartan will continue on

Castleton Spartan will carry on   The impact of this global pandemic is indescribable. Every single person in the world has somehow been affected by the coronavirus.   Millions and millions have been quarantined in their home, whether it be self-imposed or forced upon by the authorities. Hospitals are filled […]

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A new me?

  So, I cut my bangs. And I have a reason why. I know it’s silly to be so worked up over a haircut, but it’s a common habit of people to change something about themselves in the face of adversity, and it most typically revolves around hair. Ah, that […]