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Students fight higher education costs

    With growing consciousness surrounding the costs of higher education, students, faculty and staff from the Vermont State College systems converged on the Montpelier State House early Feb. 7. The main issues being brought to light were the cost of higher education, the lack of state and federal support, […]

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Sodexo to become VSC’s new food service

After 20 years of service, Aramark’s food service contract with the Vermont State Colleges is expiring and the company is being replaced by Sodexo. That means starting next fall, Castleton students will be eating food provided by a new company. In a recent e-mail sent across campus, Dean of Administration […]

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‘Chicago’ donates to Locks of Love

      The current Castleton State College production Chicago is calling for the ‘20s style bob haircut  for the actresses and hair designer Staci Jedlick came up with the idea of putting all that chopped off hair to good use. So on March 2, the theatre department will be […]

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Dancing in a Gayle storm

Gayle Lang stands almost half a foot shorter than most of her 16 dance workshop students. Positioned in front of two rows of students facing a room-length mirror, she yells out the dance steps, barely heard over the blaring hip-hop loops. In the early ‘90s, Lang’s students were nearly two […]

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Castleton student knows he’s meant for more

By Laela Warnecke Spartan Contributor Connie Mackintosh plopped her 3-year-old son at the kitchen table, placing a solitary marshmallow before him. He gazed up at her with curious eyes and began to motion towards the treat. Gently hindering his reach, Connie dropped down to his eye level and explained the […]

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Costa Rican culture fascinates CSC students

Castleton student George Grant thought picking up a male iguana in a Costa Rica rainforest park and showing the enormous animal to his fellow classmates would be an incredible way to start the trip. But just after arriving for the January term study abroad trip, luck was not on Grant’s […]

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Remembering Brian Dagle

Castleton State College is currently in a state of mourning over the tragic loss of sophomore Brian Dagle. Dagle, an elementary education major from East Lyme, Ct., died off campus early Saturday morning. State police issued a statement Sunday saying the death was not suspicious. A somber silence settled outside […]

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Seeking $upport

On Oct. 20 at 1 p.m., professors, students and administrators will  rally on campus addressing the lack of funding that Vermont state colleges receive from the state. The rally will be held outside of Jeffords Hall, weather permitting, or otherwise inside in the lecture hall. “The intent of the rally […]

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NEASC officials are coming, talk to them

Castleton students should not be surprised if they notice random visitors wandering around campus on Nov. 7 or Nov. 8. There will be eight visitors and they will have access to essentially anywhere on campus. Additionally, they have the ability to ask anyone about anything they want regarding the college. […]

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Looking for codes in all the right places

It’s dimly lit and there’s a slightly unhappy smell surrounding her. There’s flimsy white paper to her right and a metal box to her left. She’s sitting in the bathroom stall and in front of her is a series of little black and white squares staring back. Starting out in […]