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Nursing for dummies

Have you ever walked past the nursing wing and had to take a second look at the life-like mannequins lying in the beds? Well, these highly technological and very expensive mannequins ain’t no dummies and are taking hands-on learning to a new level. Mannequins have been around the Castleton nursing […]

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PE Dept. gets award from Special Olympics

Castleton State College’s physical education program is all about getting kids moving and the department was recently recognized for getting dozens of Special Olympians and its own students doing just that. The department was recently named Youth Organization of the Year by Vermont Special Olympics. The VSO recognizes non-profit organizations […]

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NCAA rules not to penalize CSC

It’s finally over. After almost two months of speculation around Castleton State College and the surrounding community, the NCAA has reached a decision regarding a violation that forced former coach Rich Alercio to resign on March 1. And it’s good news for the college. The NCAA sent a letter to […]

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VSC laptop stolen, students and faculty sound off

On Feb. 28 a laptop was stolen from a staff member of the Vermont State College system, college officials announced last week. The laptop was used for work purposes and may have had some personal information of faculty, staff, students and anyone that may have had any connection with the […]

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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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‘Bittersweet’ last show for senior theater students

There were many hugs and congratulations given out after the opening night showing of "The Bald Soprano" Friday evening in the Black Box Theater. Many of the theater students involved had just one word to describe the feelings they had after working on their last show as a class – […]

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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 […]