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Tony Peffer to become academic dean

The retirement of Academic Dean Joe Mark signifies the end of an era at Castleton State College, but it marks a beginning for Tony Peffer. While Peffer is already an important part of the CSC community – acting as the dean of Undergraduate Studies – he hopes the transition to […]

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SGA to work with alums

At the Student Government Association meeting on Feb. 29 a member of the Alumni Board approached congress about uniting forces. Ray Sevigny, president of the Alumni Association Board, told the SGA about his hopes for more unity between alums and the SGA. One idea was the creation of a “catalog-yearbook” […]

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Spring breakers headed to Georgia

By Stacy Sullivan and Alyssa Leonard Spartan Contributors The state of Georgia will be home for 14 Castleton State College students during spring break this year. These students have voluntarily given up their spring break to benefit others through Habitat for Humanity. This is the first year the organization has […]

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Journalist loves digging for news

It’s 9 a.m. on a Monday and students in David Blow’s journalism class are feverishly scribbling to keep up with Anne Galloway. The editor of VtDigger.org was explaining how a few years ago, after job cuts had to be made forcing her out as a editor of the Barre Times-Argus, […]

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Mushin’ around on break

Winter vacation had just started. No more classes, no more homework.  While the rest of the world was sleeping soundly, Castleton freshman Dillon Gast was getting up at 5:30 a.m., while it was still dark out, to get on a sled and ride for 24 miles behind a pack of […]

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It’s sugaring season in New England

In every other place in the world there are four seasons-autumn, winter, spring, and summer. But in New England, there is a fifth season that falls somewhere between winter and spring. It’s called sugarin’ season. The maple-sugaring season is in full throttle all around New England and many can relate […]

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Group champions feminism on campus

In honor of Women’s History Month, Peer Advocates for Change recently set up tables in the Campus Center to display the different options students have when it comes to things like unhealthy relationship, STI awareness and testing, predatory drugs, feminism and sexual abuse. The Rutland Regional Medical Center had a […]

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Dorm to be ready for fall semester

Castleton State College’s new dormitory will be ready on June 1, but Castleton students will not be the first ones to sleep in it. Dean of Administration Scott Dikeman said some much smaller bodies will be the first to bed down in New Hall. “The new dorm will first be […]

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Duo brings the farm to campus

Locally made and organic jams, vegetables, breads, cakes and cookies are readily available for the Castleton State College community every Thursday through a farmers’ market in the Campus Center’s solarium. From 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., mother and daughter farmers Sherry Smith and Ann LaRose can be seen behind a […]

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One Giant parade

All of New York City was blanketed in Giants blue as massive amounts of people gathered in the streets during the team’s Super Bowl parade last on Feb. 7. It was an exciting day to be Giants fans like Castleton State College students Kevin Alberque, Ryan Stanek and Stew Quinn, […]