Opinion

Opinion

Should the Grammy’s have a dress code?

Joy Villa is an American singer and songwriter who has become an eye-catching star on the red carpet of the Grammy’s. Since Trump’s election in 2016, she has sported multiple dresses all with influence from Trump’s “Make America Great Again” slogan. As for the history of her attire at the […]

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When will nation’s students feel safe while at school?

Gun control has been a rising problem for the United States, especially within the past year. According to Education Week, there was total 24 school shootings resulting death or injury in 2018. The total number people killed was 114 as of December 19, 2018. Major shootings like the Parkland, Marshall […]

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Trans troops shouldn’t even be an issue

Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2019, there was a 5-4 vote by the Supreme Court to lift the injunctions in place by the Pentagon that let transgender Americans serve our country. In 2017, Trump addressed the idea of excluding transgender Americans from serving through Twitter. The thread of tweets mentioned that he […]

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The great debate: Soft-serve or Creemee?

You know that it is a sad day when you have to address the reason why a creemee is the correct term. Now, I get that a “creemee” is distasteful for people who didn’t grow up in Vermont, but come on! It makes sense! It is understandable why people call […]

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Should Nike have chosen Tillman instead?

Ahhh, nothing like a controversy in sports. I love it. The debates, the analysis, the shock when it first shows up on your Twitter feed. To an avid sports fan it’s heaven. Especially when the same controversy has been going on for… well, almost two years. It was 2016 when […]

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Freshman year made me realize CU is perfect fit

When everyone told me my first year of college was going to go by quick, I definitely did not think it was going to go by THAT quick. It’s sort of crazy that 25 percent of my college career is already done. I feel like yesterday I was moving in, […]

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Editorial: Watchdog role is more important than ever before

The recent climate for the media has been turbulent in all aspects. Reputable news organizations are being scrutinized by high-powered officials in public office and are changing how people perceive information. Fake news and claims of fake news are running rampant in our society and it is a threat to […]

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A tribute to Papa

Castleton freshman Brendan Crowley poses with his grandparents. My first memories of you date way back to elementary school. I was a young, impressionable boy who would stay at your house on Tuesday’s and Thursday’s. Though you were at work, I could see you standing. Without a walker. Without a […]

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University should have informed students first

By now, many have heard the news of the downsizing efforts at Castleton University. This whole thing is pretty concerning, especially as a student. At one point, I even had to consider my future as a Spartan because of this. The lack of communication and detailed information is frustrating. On […]