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Spinning away at CU

On a warm Friday afternoon in late September, Rowie Budde, a senior at Castleton University, decided to take a near life-long hobby out into the sun. With a bag of wool and big wooden spinning wheel over her shoulder, Budde set out to spend a few hours spinning her own […]

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Castleton University runs on caffeine

Caffeine is something that most people enjoy having in their day to keep them moving – and Castleton University is no different. Freshman Sofia Garner drinks roughly two cups of coffee a day so that she can pay attention and not be lazy through her classes. She might also have […]

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Student duo starts podcast

Among Castleton University’s clubs and organizations, there are few that have the privilege of reaching the entire campus within a matter of seconds. Castleton Internet Radio is a developing club that features students, professors and alumni broadcasting their passions to the entire student body. “I think that the Castleton Internet […]

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The Yellow Deli is a college hotspot

There aren’t many places to eat at 2 a.m. on a Tuesday. For most college students, however, this is a prime time for the munchies to kick in. Thankfully for them, the Yellow Deli in Rutland is open 24 hours a day, five days a week. The small, quaint restaurant […]

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Autumn falls onto Castleton Campus

The changing of the seasons from summer to fall is one of the most beautiful times of the year. The bright green leaves morphing into every shade of red and orange casts a spell like no other over New England and Castleton University. There are multiple holidays and activities connected […]

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Students weigh in on Trump drama in Wash., D.C.

President Donald Trump is currently involved in a political wildfire for his role in trying to get a foreign leader to investigate his political rival, Joe Biden, and the Castleton community has mixed feelings about the topic. Trump has been slammed with the impeachment inquiry started by Speaker of the […]

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A look through his lens

It was in 2016 when Ross Mickel received a phone call to his own radio show that would open an unforeseen opportunity in his life. On the phone was a band that simply goes by “Lettuce.” They were looking for someone to shoot photos at their concert. “I figured it […]

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Haskell intruder causes concern at CU

Around 9:15 a.m. on Oct. 6, police responded to a call from the Public Safety Office that a man had been found trespassing on campus, and had actually crawled into the bed of a female student in a dorm. Daniel Jokinen, 21, a resident of Castleton who is not a […]

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Rutland hosts child abuse walk

The Saturday morning sun shines bright over Main Street Park in Rutland. The grassy quadrangle serves as neutral ground between the calmness of the townhouse-strewn neighborhood and the bustle of U.S. Route 7. There, a crowd of over 100 people wearing blue and pink T-shirts intermingles around the gazebo, while […]

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Cannabis conference highlights opportunities

Photo courtesy of Sam Reiver Vermont LT. Gov David Zuckerman moderates the Cannabis Studies conference held at Castleton University.    Castleton University held its first cannabis studies conference on Sept. 13, produced by members of the Cannabis Certificate program, which is new to the curriculum this year. The purpose was […]