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Incoming students find family at Castleton

He loads up his shower caddy, grabs his towel and heads across the parking lot to Audet House from Babcock Hall. “I am a huge germophobe, and there is no way I can shower in a bathroom shared with everyone else on my floor. Nasty.” So Trevor visits friends in […]

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Nice to meet you: Giovanni Salazar

Q: What brought you to Castleton State? A. “My eagerness to teach my own language and my own culture. I want to share it all with the students who want to learn about it.” Q: What’s your favorite part about Castleton? A: “People are so friendly, reliable, and patient. They […]

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Sodexo has students salivating

It’s 12:15 pm on a Tuesday. You just got out of class and are heading to lunch. You walk up the steps of Huden and are greeted by the employee ready to scan your key card to let you in. Once you are inside, you take a minute to look […]

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“The Dogg” is dead, on to Happy Daze

A former DJ at the now-closed “Dogg” is trying to give Castleton State College students an alternative spot to come hear him spin his tunes, maybe play some pool, eat some wings and sing karaoke.  Scott Reed, owner of Happy Daze in Granville N.Y., is hoping his pub will be […]

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SGA approves budget, plans semester

The new semester brings new leadership, new ideas and new challenges for the Student Government Association.             Picking up from where they left off last semester in terms of ideas and tasks, the most looming is still the finalization of the SGA handbook. The lengthy process will continue into the […]

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You want my FB information? Really?

You’re at an interview for your dream job. Your hands are shaking, palms are sweaty and you’re hoping you sound intelligent while answering the questions. The potential boss seems impressed with your credentials and personality. The interview is coming to an end and you are confident that you are getting […]

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Former Spartan editor lands reporting job

During her four years at Castleton, Megan Davis told many stories. She wrote that living in Ellis hall isn’t all that bad, that just because we are adults doesn’t mean we aren’t bullies and she gave us secrets to staying in love. She interviewed professors and the president, sled dog […]

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Wolk touts successes, plans future

Dave Wolk took the stage Aug. 30 in the Casella Theater to start a new year with an uplifting message detailing pastimprovements and advancements to come in the future. He said 2012 offers a lot of great reasons to celebrate with December being the college’s 225th anniversary, September being the […]

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Animal Planet to use Spartan story

The infamous legend of Bigfoot has left people puzzled for years as they ponder the validity or myth surrounding the creature.             Now Castleton, along with the state of Vermont, is getting in on the action as Animal Planet uses a past Castleton Spartan article to showcase peculiar findings, possibly […]

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Students lovin’ Hoff Hall

As you walk through the halls of Hoff Hall, you may notice that it just smells, well new. The floor has yet to look run down by all the traffic going in and out all day and the walls are clearly freshly painted. The tables, chairs, lighting, room numbers, even […]