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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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Dean Joe Mark planning to retire

    After 32 years serving the Castleton State College community, Academic Dean Joe Mark will retire at the end of this academic year. Mark came to Castleton in 1980 after being Dean of Students at Pitzer College in Claremont Calif. The son of two Bavarian immigrants with sixth grade […]

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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 […]

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Technology woes plague campus

n the aftermath of Hurricane Irene, Vermont State College network went down causing much stress among students and faculty. The outage occurred because the main network for all of the schools is located in Waterbury at Stanley Hall, according to Castleton Chief Technology Officer Gayle Malinowski. “The data center, where […]

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Don’t drink the water

Everybody get your pots out! On Aug 31 at 11a.m. a boil water order was put in affect for Castleton’s Water District I, which includes the Castleton State College campus. This order has affected everyone on the campus as well as in the town surrounding the college. Dean of Students, […]