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Carruthers becomes an American citizen

Judith Carruthers will finally be able to vote. On Saturday, March 11 at a naturalization ceremony at the federal courthouse in Rutland, the Castleton State College director of career development took the oath and is now an American citizen. Carruthers is originally from Montral, Canada, but has lived in Vermont […]

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Castleton recycled 13.5 tons

‘Reduce, reuse and recycle’ is a phrase that should be drilled into your heads by now. Castleton State College’s Campus Center game room has displayed posters promoting recycling since freshmen orientation. But are students getting it? Professor Paul Derby, the Recycling Coordinator at Castleton, said school’s recycling program has “been […]

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Spring sports have high hopes for season

As the skiers, hockey and basketball players put away their equipment for another year, other athletes are dusting off their rackets, sticks and gloves. Here’s a look at the Spartan’s 2006 men’s tennis, women’s lacrosse and softball squads.Men’s tennis After struggling throughout last season, coach Bruce Moreton’s team looks to […]

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Second year coach putting C.S.C. lacrosse program on the map

The Castleton men’s lacrosse is blossoming under the leadership of second-year coach David Wiezalis. In his first season as head coach of the Spartans, Wiezalis led the team to its first postseason appearance since the 1970s. And to top off the successful coaching debut, the North Atlantic Conference awarded him […]

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Winter sports teams finish with mixed success.

The men’s hockey team entered the ECAC East playoffs as the seventh seed, facing the second-placed Babson Beavers in the quarterfinals. Babson scored early in the first period and added another goal to lead the Spartans 2-0 heading into the first intermission. Castleton got on the scoreboard five minutes into […]

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Oh thank the free world!

Vermont Public Radio’s most recent pledge drive is finally over. What was originally scheduled to last 10 days was shortened to just seven because you (the listeners) reacted and donated over $500,000 three days ahead of schedule. Oh thank you, thank you, thank you and thank you. Seven days felt […]

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Spartan hoops lose in tournament.

The Spartan men’s basketball team was stopped in the first round of the North Atlantic Conference tournament on Feb. 21. The men lost to eventual champion and top-seeded Elms College 87-69. Rich Reilly led the team with 20 points and earned second-team all conference award for the season. Brian Bradley, […]

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Abort! Abort!

Last week the governor of South Dakota, Mike Rounds, signed a bill that banned all abortions in the state. The bill would make it a crime for any doctor to perform an abortion unless it was necessary to save the woman’s life.There is no exception for cases of incest or […]

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Rangers Fall to Senators

Source: Daily News, New YorkNEW YORK – The Rangers did not get a memo about another crackdown on penalties. But they did get a warning. Two, in fact. The first came from the guy who has vowed to make them more accountable, GM-turned-coach Glen Sather. The second came from the […]