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Letter to the editor: CU, you let us down

I once was a student mentor for Castleton University. Whether it was doing tours for potential new students on accepted students’ day, or texting incoming students in the months leading up to their matriculation, I thoroughly enjoyed passing on my thoughts on why Castleton University was the right choice. I […]

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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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Absolutely dying to dye her hair

As I sat in the brightly lit room waiting for my son’s dentist to come in, I felt a twinge of self-consciousness as I looked around at the blonde mom across the room and the brunette helping Cire brush his teeth.  I uncomfortably played with the string on my sweatpants, […]

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A spring in students’ steps

With a recent stretch of sunny days and warmer weather, Castleton students have been eager to take advantage of it. Last week, temperature rose to around 50 to 60 degrees with blue skies and students living in Morrill and Wheeler halls have been celebrating and hanging out on the balconies. […]

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May graduate is spreading the news

  Castleton University alumnus Austin Crosier virtually stopped by Professor David Blow’s Into to Journalism class via Zoom on March 5, fielding questions from students and aspiring journalists, and giving insight on what to expect after college.  Crosier, who graduated last May, now writes for the Granville Sentinel, a popular […]

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Just how liberal is Vermont?

Ask anyone not from Vermont about what it’s like here and you’ll probably hear “where is that?”  But if they know, then they immediately think Burlington and Bernie Sanders. Hiking, organic food, locally-made wool mittens.  Vermonters themselves often think Vermont is a liberal, accepting place for everyone, failing to question […]