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One Giant parade

All of New York City was blanketed in Giants blue as massive amounts of people gathered in the streets during the team’s Super Bowl parade last on Feb. 7. It was an exciting day to be Giants fans like Castleton State College students Kevin Alberque, Ryan Stanek and Stew Quinn, […]

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Makin’ up for lost time one day at a time

     Sara Yager is 5, or 20, depending on how you look at it. She was born Feb. 29, 1992, and her birthday comes once every four years.      Yager, a sophomore nursing student at Castleton, is a leap day baby or a “leapling.” According to leapyearday.com, the odds of […]

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Freshman Column

There’s never really been a real answer in my mind to curing all stress and making sure that I’m getting all my homework done along with still having a great social life. I was always that student that went to all her classes, did all her homework, and still had […]

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India trip confounds, enlightens

How do I write about something I have not yet even begun to process? This year, instead of staying home for the holidays, two days after Christmas, I ventured into the unknown, the vast and mysterious India, home of the Buddha. I have not yet been able to give anyone—let […]

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Students need more sleep

Look around the classroom. Do you see dazed eyes, yawns and lack of energy in some people? If not, it might be because you’re one of those people. It’s no secret that college students are always lacking sleep, but why? Coordinator of Campus Wellness Education Barbra McCall said for college […]

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Happy hearts mix it up for Valentine’s Day

Are you in a healthy relationship? Does your partner give you what you need to be happy and do you know what they want as well? Do you have a positive stream of communication or is it a lot of texting and screaming? It may be the week of sweet […]

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Always striving, not always relaxing

The glass doors of the Calvin Coolidge library swing open and Catherine Burke rushes in. The busy accounting student wears a ruffled purple dress and carries a blue lunchbox, shoulder bag and backpack. She drops her bags and begins talking as fast as she came in. “I just went swimming […]

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Snowless winter has many dissapointed

Vermont hasn’t been living up to its expectations this season, and while some enjoy the lack of snow others are frustrated by it. “It’s nice not to worry about plowing parking lots and moving cars but I would much rather have snow,” said Dean of Students, Dennis Proulx. Students, on […]

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Fishin’ for good company, wings, beer, music

The Fishtail Tavern located on Route 30 in Bomoseen is  open for business and  quickly becoming a hot spot for both the Castleton community and locals. “We wanted to become a good middle place,” said co-owner David Rogers, whose family has owned the Track Inn (located above Fishtail) for more […]

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Alternative spring breakers head to Jamaica

Though Spring Break for some is synonymous with long nights and booze binges, 11 hard-working students and faculty members are planning a vacation of a different kind. These students are planning something alternative. Alternative Spring Break is a student-run program started in 1995 as a way for students to travel […]