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Construction noise pollutes sleepy campus

‘Beep, Beep, Beep’ ‘Bang, Bang, Bang.’ Every day at 7 a.m. these sounds are waking up Castleton State College students in residence halls near the construction of New Hall — and they’re starting to get irritated. Freshman Matt Woodward is less than happy with the lack of sleep the heavy […]

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CSC club heads to Africa

    “My family and I live in fear every day, and every night.” These were the first words that Grace Nimaro, who grew up in the northern part of Uganda, spoke at the Invisible Children event on Sept. 29, hosted by Student Activists for Africa. She launched into an […]

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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 […]

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Castleton Challenge

On Nov. 6 at 11 a.m., the advanced facility and event management class will be hosting the Castleton Challenge. Willing participants will pay a $5 entry fee, receive a t-shirt, gain access to prizes and raffles and complete a two mile obstacle course on campus. “The event is approximately two […]

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Training the body and the mind

Punch! Kick! Tackle! Two sweaty, gloved fighters collide into each other and slam into the ground. They sprawl and twist around each other trying to get the upper hand. One gets on top of the other and starts swinging punches at the other’s head. Finally the instructor shouts “stop!” and […]

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Castleton rallies for higher education

Nestled in our tiny state of Vermont are five colleges dubbed the Vermont State College system made up of the Community College of Vermont, Johnson State, Lyndon State, Vermont Technical College and Castleton State. Though these schools are considered public institutions, the amount of state funding allocated to the VSC […]

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New dean joins the CSC community

   It’s always tough being the new person on campus. For some, it’s hard to embrace. But for others like Yasamine Ziesler, Castleton’s new associate academic dean, they take the moment and run with it. It’s not Ziesler’s first time being in a new environment.  She has gone from Germany […]

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Change program educates on gender equality

Jamie wore hers for a friend.  Seth wore his for a colleague.  Linda wore hers to educate others. Kelsey wore hers for a family member. Sanjukta wore hers for all her students.  Castleton students sported black Got Consent? shirts Sept. 27 to show their support for the CHANGE (Creating, Honoring, […]

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Castleton lends a helping hand

Who would have ever thought that taking a trip to the local town hall would entail walking past old medical syringes, human skulls and bones or an out of date stethoscope? Though this may sound out of the ordinary for many, it is a reality for Castleton residents these days.  […]

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Students give the gift of life

Hospital beds, intervenes tubes and nurses are probably considered many people’s worst nightmare. But on Monday, the 1787 room in the Castleton State College Campus Center was filled to the brim with students, despite the presence of all of the above. This past week marked what Castleton Community Service Director […]