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CAB Trivia still going strong

On Friday, Sept. 4 at 8 p.m., it was time for Trivia, and students hastened to find a seat to play the game with Shaun Williams and James Wolfe serving as hosts. Williams announced the questions and Wolfe recorded the scores by walking around the pavilion. It was a night […]

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Covid success at CU – so far

Castleton University’s low number of positive COVID-19 cases this semester can be attributed to the school’s commitment to keeping all students safe, school officials say. “Pre-arrival quarantine mandates, testing protocol for day one and day seven, social distancing expectation, mask mandate, online class delivery, dining hall procedures to limit spread, […]

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CU’s Covid-19 campus

As students came to the Castleton University campus or to their off-campus apartments in the fall of 2020 under Covid-19, there was a different perspective of what a “typical” college experience is like. For senior Gannon Teunissen, the new typical isn’t that bad. He said for him, “The college experience […]

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Write about the game, not the locker room

At of the time of writing, the Boston Celtics are down 2-0 to the Miami Heat in the 2020 Eastern Conference Finals, and last night they got exposed by Miami switching to a zone defense in the third quarter and taking back a 17-point deficit. In Game One, Bam Adebayo […]

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How they endured covid

How do you stay sane during a global pandemic? This is a question that no one ever expected to have to answer. But members of the Castleton University community found their own unique ways to solve this problem. Leah Reynolds, sister of a CU student, grew a garden in her […]

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Covid-19 empties gyms

As you enter the doors of Castleton Fitness Center, you expect to hear the chattering and yelling of students and athletes, the clanking of metal to metal as someone re-racks their weights, and the grunting coming from that heavy lifter trying to squeeze in one last rep. But ever since […]

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The medium of memes

When you look at this meme, what’s your reaction? If you’re young and spend a decent amount of time on the internet, you’ve likely seen it already, and it may have earned a chuckle. But if you’re not as immersed in Generation Z culture, you may be thinking that this […]

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Online only is opportunity for some

Castleton University seniors Brenden and Laura McCutcheon recently packed up their family in Vermont and relocated to North Carolina. It was a move made possible by the university opting for all online classes as a result of Covid-19. While some students are upset by the decision to have online only […]

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9/11 – A tribute

We live in the shadows of fallen towers. Overpowered by our sheer lack of power. A comforting breeze brushes our hair to the side, But the breeze is from the screams of those trapped inside. We stand above a grave under the dirt which we’ve sown, Looking down we see […]

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From unsung to essential

  As the now-masked faces of Castleton’s undergraduates return to campus for the first time since last March, the emptiness of the summer months has begun to fade away. But, of course, the summer of COVID didn’t leave the campus entirely abandoned. While everyone else was sent home, the custodial and […]