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Wellness center offering new “menu” items

Students at Castleton now have even more reasons enjoy sex safely, and they can be found in little brown paper bags priced between $1 and $5 in the Campus Center’s Wellness Center. Right next to the shelf holding these brown paper bags, there is a flyer boldly advertising “SAFER SEX […]

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Record number of students enrolled in music department.

The music department at Castleton State College is more popular than ever.  “With 41 current enrolled music majors, not including the four graduate students and several minors, our music department is at an all time high,” said department chairman Glenn Giles.  In recent years, Giles said the program had number […]

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Zombies attack CSC!

Things had taken a turn for the worse for the six survivors. Just two days after the infection had reached campus, they had run out of food and made the decision to venture to the cafeteria in search of more. Along the way they had encountered one or two “walkers” […]

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History club hosts occupy Wall Street roundtable meeting

  Occupy Wall Street is becoming a global issue. Across the world, primarily middle and lower class citizens are protesting social and economic inequality, corporate greed, corruption and the influence of government.  Their slogan, “We are the 99 percent,” references those who are struggling compared to the 1 percent who […]

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Former CSC student charged in bank robbery

  A former Castleton State College student made regional headlines recently after she and her boyfriend were charged with robbing Citizen’s Bank in Poultney, reportedly to fuel a heroin addiction. Jill Ludwig, 30, and John Maynard, 30, both of Castleton, were arrested Nov. 2 about 90 minutes after the heist […]

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Physical plant building stirs old memories

Perched on the hill at the far side of the South Street parking lot is the new physical plant building that is expected to be completed in late November. Workers are putting the final touches on the $2 million building that will resemble a rustic Vermont barn. What many people […]

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Spring registration begins at CSC

It’s 11:45 p.m. You log on, select all your classes, put all information in the right boxes, and at 11:59 you hold your finger on the left mouse button. The clock strikes midnight, you click submit as fast as you can, and wait, hoping it doesn’t crash. It’s registration time […]

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Arrested journalist speaks out in ethics class

There were police officers spread all around the perimeter of the house trying to process the remaining evidence on a Lake George crime scene. News teams had already begun to flood the scene along with several police cars and an ambulance was standing by.  Worried neighbors stood by the road […]

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Drinking violations increase

While crime at Castleton State College is seldom a big problem, and 2010 was no different, Public Safety officials are a little concerned about this past year’s rise in drinking violations.  In 2009 there were a total of 117 alcohol violations listed in the annual Campus Safety and Crime Report. […]

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Alumnus spreads the CSC word

 Sometimes life just works out — whether or not you know what you want to do with yours or not. May graduate Alison Clark is a good example of this. When the communication major graduated five months ago with a concentration in mass media, she wasn’t sure what she wanted […]