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Death Series Preview

             “Sometimes, I think about my death and I think about it as a character – I call him Whitmore. So here, I drew this picture, and it’s Whitmore and it’s death, but it doesn’t and isn’t death. It’s just Whitmore,” said art professor Bill Ramage upon the question of translating […]

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Spiro balances life as professor and dean

Not many people know what it’s truly like to live a double life, but Associate Academic Dean Jonathan Spiro does. Spiro is Castleton State College’s new associate academic dean – but he’s also still a history professor. President Dave Wolk had the idea that every two years, the academic dean’s […]

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Sodexo to replace Aramark

Returning Castleton students will have a lot to look forward to in the fall 2012 semester, from the new dorm building to the change of food provider and renovations on campus. Everyone is pretty sure that New Hall will meet all expectations (judging by how quickly it filled up), but […]

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Obama v. Romney – who is the lesser evil?

For Mitt Romney, it’s now essentially official. He’s the Republican Party’s guy. The question is can he defeat Obama and become our next president? And is he even the best option? Out of all the Republican candidates including Rick Santorum, Newt Gingrich, Ron Paul, Jon Huntsman, Herman Cain and Michelle […]

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How green are we really?

Every Monday during the first semester of the academic year at Castleton, First Year Seminar Students can be seen going around campus with their advisors collecting recyclables. This activity, which became a school-wide custom in 2005, still remains with a purpose as clear as ever: to promote sustainability through recycling […]

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Freshman Column

Lack of sleep, headaches, and stress: the painful signs that finals are just around the corner. Get ready freshman class of 2015, our first year of college is coming to a close. It’s time to finish this chapter, sharpen our pencil, and start a new one. Come fall 2012, we […]

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Senior Column

For as long as I can remember I’ve always had a plan, and that plan has always consisted of school. Year after year I always knew what was coming next – another year of school. But now, in a little less than three weeks, I’ll be done with school forever. […]

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Spring weekend offers lots of free fun

Despite weather that couldn’t make up its mind, this year’s “Sparty’s Spring Weekend” was a success, organizers said. Held in the Campus Center and dining area of the Fireside Café, this totally free event featured free t-shirts for tie dying and “Sparty Cups” for first comers. The event was fast […]

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CSI to CSC?

Every semester there is a familiar sight of frogmen emerging from the water of the Castleton State College pool. Rich Morin, the diving instructor for scuba diving courses at, is now looking to bring a whole new series of diving courses to the college that would be the first of […]

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Castleton Memes

Castleton State College has its fair share of inside jokes that only a CSC student would get. How slow is the internet on campus? Where did the waffle-maker in Huden go? On a scale of 1-10, how difficult is it to navigate North, Audet, or South House? These references, and […]