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Alumnus returns to library

The first thing most Castleton students do when they first walk into the library is look to their immediate left to see what student’s are working. Nowadays, when you glance over, you’ll see a young man sporting a tight buzz cut with a band of sharks circling his large bicep. […]

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Professor brings “Ain’t I a Person” documentary to campus

Political activist and retired professor Keith Kilty will be presenting his documentary titled “Ain’t I a Person” at 7 p.m. on April 10 in Harrick Auditorium in the Stafford Academic Center.  Kilty is professor emeritus in the College of Social Work at Ohio State University who has dedicated his life […]

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Would You Run For President?

It’s election season and Americans are being barraged with news of Romney, Santorum, Gingrich and Paul battling it for the right to face President Obama. But just think about it for a second. Would you ever want to run for president?                              If your peers are any indication, the answer is […]

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…This little piggy went to the decal

Vermont State Police learned a very important lesson recently: don’t let inmates paint official cruiser decals. Vermont State officials learned on Feb. 2that they were the victims of an inmate prank. When one worker noticed a pig carefully tucked into a scene on one of the decals of a Vermont […]

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What attracts out of staters

The cost to attend Castleton State College is a lot higher if you’re not from Vermont. But out-of-state students keep coming to the small college with a big heart anyway. Most students say they come because they want to be at a school with a tight-knit community and one that […]

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SGA gets new president

The ballots have been cast and the votes are in. Community advisor and next year senior Michael Shalginewicz will be the new Student Government Association president and his running mates Corrie Keener and Erica Bilodeau will serve as vice president and vice president of academics, respectively.             Despite a campaign […]

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Prof. reminisces about working with Nobel Prize winner

When I was leading the Castleton London Semester in 2006, we visited the British Library and I found myself wandering through an exhibit of the past winners of the Nobel Prize in Literature. And there among the famous laureates, T. S Eliot and William Faulkner and Ernest Hemingway, was my […]

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Student gets kids movin’

In his time off the football field, Castleton State College sophomore and Spartan defensive lineman Alec Alspach has taken the initiative to create a physical education mentoring program at the Castleton Village School.  Alspach’s “Castleton Spartan Challenge Program,” runs for nine weeks and is administered to about 30 children between […]

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Chad Voghell leaves after 16 years at Castleton

It’s 1996. Freshly-hired Harry McEnerny is holding auditions for his first production, Dark of the Moon. Amid the chaos and the clamor of the auditions, a sophomore approaches the new professor. “Who are you?” McEnerny asked. “Chad,” he replied. “You’re auditioning?” “No, I’m your sound guy,” Voghell said. “Oh, okay,” […]

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Spartan newspaper on Twitter

Many people follow celebrities.  Others follow athletes.  Some simply follow friends and family members, but now you can follow the Castleton Spartan. The Castleton Spartan newspaper has now stepped deeper into the social networking world by creating a Twitter account, @CastletonSpartan, giving students more opportunities to stay constantly connected to […]