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Sox look to improve on disappointing 2020

  After a disappointing finish to last season for the Boston Red Sox, a new season is right around the corner as pitchers and catchers reported to spring training on Feb. 18.  The Red Sox finished last in the American league east last season, with a record of 24-36 in […]

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Parity in NASCAR making it more fun

  The 2021 NASCAR Cup Series season is off to a great start! In three races, we’ve had three different winners, two of which were first time winners. The season has seen a superspeedway race (Daytona 500), a road course race (Daytona’s road course), and a mile-and-a-half speedway (Homestead-Miami Speedway). […]

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Raiche reaches 1,000 career points

  Castleton senior Brooke Raiche reached the 1,000-point milestone for her Castleton career in a loss to Keene State on Feb. 17 with a 10-point first half at Spaulding Gymnasium in Keene, New Hampshire.  The Spartan senior only needed nine points entering the contest to cover the millennium marker for […]

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Trustees approve VSC merger

Spartan reporters to get reactions for next issue   On Feb. 22, the Vermont State College System Board of Trustees voted to merge Castleton University with Vermont Technical College and Northern Vermont university into one Vermont State University. The decision comes after almost a year of deliberation and will take […]

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Social media helps connect campus

  Castleton clubs, teams and academic departments are taking advantage of the digital age to reach students. While the accounts stretch across multiple platforms – including Instagram, Twitter, Facebook and Snapchat – Instagram seems to be the most common source of interaction and student response. The Instagram accounts associated with […]

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CU theater prepares for pandemic plays

  After a semester of no theatrical performances in Casella Theater, the stage is looking to have life on it. Kind of. In past spring semesters, the theater department has centered their focus on one large main stage musical and then several smaller black box shows scattered throughout the semester. […]

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Playing through COVID

  The COVID-19 virus caused a halt to Castleton University around this time last year. It took the United States by storm and has drastically affected students. It also canceled all sports and has made the return to sports this year a very slippery slope for the teams at Castleton. […]