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Letters to my parents

Student Lily Doton writes open letters to both her adoptive and biological parents Dear Mom and Dad, You and my siblings have supported me through everything. You’ve all loved me unconditionally and been there for me when I’ve struggled. I hope that you can continue to do that now.  Before […]

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International skiers find success at CU

  Castleton University’s Alpine ski teams have been building momentum and hope for the future with young athletes turning in good results among Division I skiers at local slopes during this modified COVID season. As documented in the previous issue of the Castleton Spartan, the normal United States Collegiate Ski […]

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Texas freeze hits CU, highlights social issue

  It was deeper than a power outage On the week of Valentine’s Day, Texans were faced with record breaking freezing temperatures that left most of the state, if not most of the country, covered with snow and ice for days.  Millions of Texans were left without electricity and water […]

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Building Legacy through culture

When Scott Legacy left Mount Anthony Union High School five years ago to come to Castleton University to jump start the wrestling program, he set out big goals for the program, which are beginning to be achieved.   “We just entered our fifth season as a program on campus. We […]

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Parody in NASCAR making it more fun

  The 2021 NASCAR Cup Series season is off to a great start! In three races, we’ve had three different winners, two of which were first time winners. The season has seen a superspeedway race (Daytona 500), a road course race (Daytona’s road course), and a mile-and-a-half speedway (Homestead-Miami Speedway). […]

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Raiche reaches 1,000 career points

  Castleton senior Brooke Raiche reached the 1,000-point milestone for her Castleton career in a loss to Keene State on Feb. 17 with a 10-point first half at Spaulding Gymnasium in Keene, New Hampshire.  The Spartan senior only needed nine points entering the contest to cover the millennium marker for […]

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The new red lipstick

A new trend has emerged on TikTok, which has led to criticism and discussions on makeup trends, and what is – or isn’t – considered beautiful.  In late December, TikTok user @sarathefreeelf posted a video of her using a contour stick to darken up her under eyes, to accentuate her […]

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Trustees approve VSC merger

Spartan reporters to get reactions for next issue   On Feb. 22, the Vermont State College System Board of Trustees voted to merge Castleton University with Vermont Technical College and Northern Vermont university into one Vermont State University. The decision comes after almost a year of deliberation and will take […]