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Castleton welcomes Hogwart sport Quidditch

Four Quidditch teams met in the Castleton shape gym Oct. 18 for a showdown of wizardly proportions. Team XC took on Hufflepuff House in game one and Team Nana-nana Boo-boo We’re-better-than-you-you battled Slytherin House for the night’s second contest. Bludgers flew and so did elbows in Castleton’s first ever Quidditch […]

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Students take steps to save lives

Samantha Barrale walked to a tent in the Diamond Run Mall parking lot on Oct. 21 where she gathered with a sea of pink friends who were laughing, dancing and eating. The Castleton State College senior and president of the Social Issues Club was meeting her team of about 30 […]

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Theatre students present the Haunted FAC

Shrieks were heard echoing through the halls of the Fine Arts Center last weekend as 32 theatre arts majors revealed the untold past of Castleton State College.             They told how corpses were ripped from their graves and tunnels were dug to transport the lifeless bodies across Castleton State College […]

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Students clean college community for National Sustainability Day

Castleton State College students set out on the streets of Castleton Wednesday to make a difference for the environment – and for the school’s image. In honor of the 10thAnnual National Sustainability Day, more than 80 students armed themselves with trash bags and work gloves and set out to clean […]

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From small town to big screen

When thousands of moviegoers flock to theaters to see one of next years highly anticipated movies, among them will be Castleton graduate Mariah Phillips who will be far too familiar with the story.  Mariah and her family will be watching one of their most disastrous life events unfold on the […]

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Pay it forward

Laura Schoff, a then 36-year-old single and successful sales executive was walking down 56thstreet in Manhattan one day. On the corner was 11-year-old Maurice Mazyck, a homeless panhandler begging for change. Like every other busy New Yorker, she paid no attention to the young boy. However, something in Laura changed […]

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It Works (Sometimes) Body Wraps

The minty-smelling cloth was laid on the reporter’s bare stomach. She quickly felt the cold chill of the slimy cream as it seeped into her pores. Her midsection then became a partial mummy to saran wrap as it was layered over the cloth. Then – she waited. She moved little, […]

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Students have power, but will they use it?

Alex Davis could not wait for the day when he would vote in his first presidential election.   He registered before the 2008 election in his hometown of Waterbury and was thrilled to vote as he began his freshman year at Castleton. The presidential race that year was very exciting […]

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What’s on your Bucket List?

Bungee jumping, traveling the world or even getting married might be on your list of things to do before you die. What goals do you wish to accomplish before your final hour? What do you want to leave this world knowing you did? What experience on this planet is going […]

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Why do you wear them?

It’s 5 a.m. when Junior Nick Tubolino wakes up to the screaming of his alarm. He rolls out of bed taking the blankets and sheets with him to the floor, wearing just his boxers and yellow rubber bracelet hanging loosely around his wrist. Often times he forgets he’s even wearing […]