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Student lands prestigious Fulbright

In a little more than a week, Castleton State College senior Spanish major Brian Garvey will graduate. Two months after that and thanks to a Fulbright Scholarship, the Burlington native will travel to Medellin, Columbia – known across the globe for cocaine production and ruthless cartels – to teach English […]

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Those wild nights in Fireside Cafe

It's midnight at Fireside Café and it's as if a rave just let out full of hungry obliterated people who want nothing more than to stuff their face with some greasy fried food.   Inside the café, workers stand anxious, but prepared, as they do each weekend getting ready to […]

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Comic Colin Ryan makes finances funny

The audience couldn’t stop laughing on April 23 in Herrick auditorium. What were they laughing about, you may ask? Money. Yeah, not the answer you expected. Comedian and speaker Colin Ryan presented his program "A Comedian’s Guide to Money" to a small audience, making finances funny.  The audience learned many […]

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Library thefts

Vicky Barry was casually doing her homework in a library cubicle when she realized she needed to print some research articles. Not really thinking about it, she got up and left her belongings. When she returned she instantly began to pack up, but before she left she realized that something […]

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Spring festivities at the Castle

Castleton's Spring Weekend, hosted by Residence Life and the Student Government Association, was packed full of events this year and was spread throughout two weeks. Friday April 25 kicked it off with a rubber duck hunt in which ducks were hidden throughout campus for students to find and claim prices. […]

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CSC hires new head of Public Safety

After more than a semester of operating without a director of Public Safety, Castleton College has hired Keith Molinari to fulfill the role. With a background in both law enforcement and Public Safety on a college campus, Molinari said he is eager to become a part of the Castleton community. […]

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Helping in Honduras

As Castleton students trudged through campus in the early spring snow and slush, itching for their impending spring break, a group of nursing students got a head start on the journey to warmer climates. However, this trip was not one of slinky bikinis and the cheapest brews a semester of […]

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Davis strives for equality in the athletic world

Wade Davis was born in the south and raised in the church. He’s an athlete, a golden boy, a NFL star. He’s also openly gay. On April 22, he came to Castleton and spoke to a full Casella Theater, detailing his journey from a confused kid in denial, to a […]

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Expansion predicted despite decreased enrollment

While official Castleton College enrollment numbers won’t be available until Oct. 15, it’s clear that this year’s in- coming class is much smaller than classes in recent years, although explanations why are elusive. “We had a similar situation in 2007, then the following year we had record-breaking numbers,” said Maurice […]

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Eric Mina’s hypnotist show leaves audience laughing

Castleton students are under the control of Eric Mina in the 1787 room. Jimmy Britt/Castleton Spartan If you met Eric Mina for the first time, you’d think he was just an ordinary guy. He uses old spice deodorant, forgets where he parked his car, and has a tattoo on his […]