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COVID-19 brings changes and a new passport

With the return to campus for the spring semester at Castleton, students and faculty are bearing witness to big changes.  COVID-19 has created a very different atmosphere here on campus than many students are used to.  One of the largest changes entering the spring semester is the Castleton Passport. The […]

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Q + A with SGA president Pat Lucey

Q. What major goals do you have for SGA this season? How will you achieve these goals? A. Major goals that I have for SGA this season include fully representing the student body here at Castleton. What I mean by this is to have the students’ best interests in mind. […]

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Castleton works to bring diversity awareness to campus

  Castleton University brings awareness to diversity on campus by offering programs to educate and celebrate each individual person on campus. Being in Vermont, you’re likely to find a lot of white; white snow, white cars, and white people. In 2017, 94% of the state’s population were white, and currently […]

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Psyched to be back: Castleton international students back on campus

As the United States enters the second year of the coronavirus pandemic, many of us couldn’t imagine traveling overseas anytime soon. Next to the overwhelming fear of exposure, the utter uncertainty of “shelter-in-place” orders has many afraid to leave their house, let alone their home country. This semester, Castleton University’s […]

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Students wary of VSC merger

In 2018, the Vermont State College System underwent a merger of Johnson State College and Lyndon State College into the now Northern Vermont University at Johnson and Lyndon, respectively. Now, the VSCS is considering merging state schools – including Castleton University – into one Vermont State University.  The Community College […]

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A message from president Scolforo

Dear Spartans:   There are so many of you that I wish I could see in person to talk to about the difficult decision I made last evening. Your handshakes, hugs, smiles, and encouragement have always lifted me up. It had been my plan to talk with all of you […]

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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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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 […]