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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 […]

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New technology across CU campus

  Castleton University has upgraded its classrooms with new technology in light of virtual and hybrid learning due to the coronavirus pandemic.  On Feb. 11, James Lambert shared an email  with Castleton students, faculty, and staff announcing a new telepresence classroom in the library, detailed with high-tech cameras, microphones, speakers, […]

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Opinion: It’s time to re-open

It was as if some 371 days ago the clock struck midnight and the people of America twirled the “Come in, WE’RE OPEN!” sign around to read “Sorry – CLOSED,” whether by choice or government order.  Now, a year later, keys are coming out of the pockets of Americans to […]

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Coaches coping with COVID

Castleton University winter sports got back to some type of normality, but the coaches say it’s anything but normal.  Between quarantine housing and seasons getting cancelled, coaches at Castleton say they are doing their best to adapt to the circumstances.  Safety has become the number one priority for most coaches […]

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What does merger mean for CU?

Castleton University is facing major changes in the coming semesters after the Vermont State Colleges System Board of Trustees officially voted in favor of the controversial merger of three of its subsidiary universities.  Passed on Feb. 22,  the proposal was originally developed by the Select Committee on the Future of […]

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The great debate: Millennials v. Gen Z

    You may have seen it; TikToks, tweets and everything in between documenting an earth-shattering debate involving side-parts, skinny jeans and laughing emojis.   The debate over who has the better style has become a trending topic on social media. From Gen-Z’ers “cancelling” Eminem for controversial lyrics to a […]

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Reacting to ‘Framing Britney Spears’

Britney Spears is not in charge of her finances or many elements of her life. But could a documentary change that? “Framing Britney Spears” is a documentary on the FX series “The New York Times Presents” about the star’s ongoing battle for independence.   It covers the entirety of her […]