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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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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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Phishin’ for recovery

In the wake of Hurricane Irene, Vermont was left a disaster zone. Debris piled along roads has become commonplace. Homes and businesses were destroyed all over the state. Everybody seems to know at least one person affected. Vermont is left with billions of dollars in damage physically and economically. Where […]

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Pub Night returns

    The Spartan room in Huden Dining Hall usually only comes alive during hectic lunch hours, but starting in two weeks it will thrive for a whole different reason. The room will once again be hosting Pub Night, a weekly event starting the evening of Oct. 5 in part […]

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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 […]

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College investigates a fight

Castleton State College is investigating a Sept. 4 off-campus fight between two students that led an ambulance, two first-response vehicles and a police officer back to campus later that day. Though college officials would not name those involved, students identifiied them as Jake Miter and John Budwick.  “As the vehicles […]

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G.I. Bill helps soldiers into classrooms

Making the transition from the battlefield to civilian life can be difficult for combat veterans, but trading in boots for books has made the process a bit easier for many former service members. Countless veterans return home unprepared for the complex shift from military structure and never-ending deployments to a […]