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IT officials warn about phishing scams

Halloween is fast approaching and that means cyber security awareness month is coming to an end. Before the month is over, the IT team has a few scary stories of invading hackers and helpful tips to keep students and staff safe. The first and possibly most important tip, provided by […]

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Jeffords renovations improve science experiences

Castleton University’s Jeffords Center finally got some attention that it deserved after receiving $1 million for renovations, which started in the spring of 2019. The renovations consisted of new workspaces for students, the expansion of a lab, new ventilation, and even gas line additions within the chemistry, exercise science, and […]

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Dean: fill out your professor evaluations

The professor evaluation responses from students at Castleton University have been decreasing significantly in recent semesters. Professors and staff say they are not getting enough feedback from students to make any changes. “We used to do all of our course evaluations in class. Students would do them in a class […]

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Helping those in need

  Gene Sumner is your typical 68-year-old man – funny and persistently independent. He likes his daily routines, his coffee and his cop shows. He also loves taking long drives in his pick-up truck, hunting and woodworking. But most wouldn’t be able to know these things, since Gene can only […]

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Survivor offers powerful message

  From a glance, it would be almost impossible to guess that he was 93 years old. He showed up at the Rutland Free Library on Oct. 17 ecstatic to be there, bouncing across the stage and cracking jokes like he was a comedian. It was even more amazing to […]

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It’s too important to wait

Depression among college students is a big concern for mental health professionals. Students are often bombarded with projects, assignments and exams and are expected to be able to keep up with a social life while also being active on campus outside the classroom. But sometimes when students become stressed, they […]

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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 […]