Castleton retail cannabis revote fails

Retail cannabis will not be coming to Castleton in the near future after a town revote failed to pass by 15 votes, 275-290, on April 13. These turnout rates beg the question: Where were the students? Over two months ago, Town Meeting Day ballots across the state of Vermont had […]

Features News

‘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 […]

Administration News

New president promises to unite

Parwinder Grewal describes himself as a “student-centered president” and right away when talking to him, it’s clear that he means it.  Come August, Grewal will take his position as president of not only Castleton, but Vermont State University as a whole. He has the somewhat challenging task of unifying the […]

Arts News

Event Genesis: student artists make noise

Thumps of bouncing bass, orange ropes on stakes, the lingering scent of booze n’ green, red arrows on the ground, a “Live Music” sign, and seven industrial-size trashcans are what welcomed them to the first-ever, Event Genesis.  It doesn’t sound like much, but once attendees turned that corner off Main […]


He’ll be a tough act to follow

SGA President Ryan Boeke sat at his desk, clutching a blue and orange Nerf gun with both hands, staring down the sights through his thick, square glasses. His target: a plastic skeleton perched on top of a ladder by the office door. As CU officials Matt Patry and Dennis Proulx […]


‘Take Back the Night’ and the story

Castleton students braved a cold and rainy Wednesday afternoon to rally against sexual and relationship abuse during Sexual Assault Awareness Month, proudly holding a “Not on Our Campus” banner and passing symbolic teal ribbons on their walk across campus.   On April 27, Peer Advocates for CHANGE hosted the 25th […]

Arts News

A rising star close to home

On Saturday, April 26, local musicians held a concert in the backyard of some students’ house on Main St.  The event was called Genesis, and was the first of a hopeful new tradition for Castleton students as a way for local musicians to perform.  The performers showed up early, a […]


Freshman creates popular ‘Sacred Sins’ line

If you’re a Castleton University student looking to support an up and coming brand, look no further than Sacred Sins. So far, brand owner freshman Ryan Garrow has had both T-shirt drops sell out – and that looks like the plan for the future.  Garrow is a Vermont native who […]


The race for Welch’s seat in Congress comes to CU

For the first time since 2006, the opportunity for a new candidate to represent Vermont in Congress’ House of Representatives has occurred. Vermont’s high incumbency re-election rates suggest that whoever is elected into the lower house of government this coming election is likely to remain. So, who is up for […]

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Not your average “Soccer Mommy”

So, I love music, and I love it a lot. I’m primarily a fan of heavier music, as I cannot enjoy “today’s top hits.” But, I still enjoy genres like Indie and Alternative. I attended my first concert on Sept. 24, 2021 in Burlington, Vermont. The artist? Soccer Mommy. Now, […]