Huden frog urges waste reduction

Walking into Huden Dining Hall over the years, students have seen clubs with informational tables set up, surveys to fill out and even contests to win prizes. On April 9, however, there was a frog greeting everyone coming in for lunch. Adam Mitchell is a junior and serves as the […]


Radio station reviving

Clubs on campus are experiencing hardships and declines in participation as the pandemic limits in-person gatherings and hands-on activities.  Castleton Internet Radio is no exception and its transition from FM to internet broadcasting has also seemed to have an effect on student involvement.   Senior Toné Sawyer, a member of […]


Nursing program faces COVID

COVID-19 impacted all Castleton students, but when it comes to the nursing department, the impact was critical.  On March 13, 2020, all classes were forced to switch to online, and for the nursing department that meant the suspension of all the clinical classes at the Rutland Regional Medical Center.  The […]


More CU students quarantined

On April 1, Dean of students Dennis Proulx sent an email to all students, faculty and staff to report the recent uptick in positive COVID-19 cases on campus.  According to the email, there were 30 students currently recovering from the virus and 48 other students that were quarantined as a […]


COVID caused 12% drop in enrollment, but fall is looking up

  It’s no secret that for over a year now, the COVID-19 pandemic has acted as an invisible hand on pretty much everything in the world, but how much has it impacted enrollment at Castleton?  “It certainly had a tremendous impact on our enrollment last fall,” said Maurice Ouimet, dean […]


Sketch artists amaze at CAB event

The artist sketched away on her iPad as onlookers watched in disbelief. The page was blank what felt like a second ago, yet now there was a person with exaggerated features filling the screen. The Castleton University Campus Activities Board organized an event on March 21 where students were able […]


Mental health issues rising

  There’s no question that the pandemic has been difficult for everyone and has impacted mental health inordinately.  At a time when mental health issues are increasing, the Castleton Wellness Center has been under the same pressure that many institutions are now, but still doing its best to provide care […]

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Wrestlers unable to compete at National Tournament

Castleton University’s wrestling team was absent from the NWCA national wrestling tournament in Iowa last week, due to an administrative decision based on the COVID-19 pandemic that has left qualified wrestlers without the opportunity to showcase their skills nationally.  Spartan wrestlers Max Tempel and Michael Gonyea were tapped to compete […]

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NASCAR Cup Series returns to the dirt

On March 28, 2021, the NASCAR Cup Series will race in Bristol, Tennessee, dubbed “The Last Great Coliseum,” for its tall, stadium-style seating arrangements.  The concrete half- mile, high-banked track has been the sight of some of American auto racing’s most exciting moments, and this year’s spring event will be […]