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Write about the game, not the locker room

At of the time of writing, the Boston Celtics are down 2-0 to the Miami Heat in the 2020 Eastern Conference Finals, and last night they got exposed by Miami switching to a zone defense in the third quarter and taking back a 17-point deficit. In Game One, Bam Adebayo […]

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Opinion: Scolforo deserves better

All right, well I guess I’m going to be the one to say it since no one else will speak up about it. PRESIDENT KAREN SCOLFORO DESERVES TO BE TREATED BETTER THAN THIS! Is no one actually looking at the proposal Vermont State Colleges Chancellor Jeb Spaulding made?! First off, […]

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NASCAR nation discourse over Kyle Larson firing

As some of you may have read, NASCAR driver Kyle Larson got fired from his race team due to him using the N-word during an iRacing event. On Sunday, April 12, a group of both professional and iRacing drivers were participating in a race online. iRacing, which I’ve spoken of […]

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‘R.I.P. Kobe, we all miss you’

When I think of Kobe Bryant, I think of excellence, I think of class and I think of hatred. Growing up as a young basketball player in New England, naturally, I worshipped the Boston Celtics, and their 2008 team holds a special place in my heart to this day. In […]

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Third Place falls to third place

Recently, a lot of students have grown increasingly frustrated with the local pizzeria in Castleton, Third Place. Third Place is one of the few restaurants in Castleton that is close to campus and welcoming of student life. The popular hub has been growing in the past few years, changing the […]

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No, Thanks-giving

We are two days away from Thanksgiving Break. That means classes are not meeting for a week, and students are returning home to spend time with their families, indulge in rich food and watch gridiron football. For most students, it’s a chance to see loved ones and to catch up […]

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From the president: Practicing what we preach

When the editors of the Spartan newspaper invited me to write a regular column, I thought, here is my chance to share some thoughts, to offer a window to the corner office on the second floor of Woodruff Hall, and to offer my own unique perspective on topics relevant to […]

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Fresh Perspectives: A look into the lives of two freshmen

The drive up here was relatively boring and long, hauling all the way from Eastern Mass. I was shoved in the backseat with a good portion of all the stuff that we had packed in the car the night before. The four-and-a-half hours were filled with a lot of reading […]

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Is the media to blame for shootings?

A couple weeks ago, my 13-year-old brother came to me and told me about a nightmare that he had. He said that he had dreamt that someone came to his school and was shooting people, and he had to hide. This is the part where I get to decide if […]

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The Spartan Saved Me

Two and a half years ago, I was going through one of the darkest times of my life. I was in a toxic relationship that made me feel worthless, I was hanging out with a group of people who weren’t truly my friends and I had absolutely no idea what […]