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Building a bond

The click and clatter of metal lockers rang out as students swarmed the halls with their day about to end. Their noisy chatter loudly bounces off the walls. “Thank goodness the day is over,” one student said with a sigh as another nods in agreement. The excitement has ended and […]

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S.A. election in turmoil

The votes have been cast and tallied and the new Student Association President-elect wasn’t even on the ballot, which has some members of the executive branch upset and threatening a boycott.Steven Vail, a business major, has been elected to the highest position in the S.A. by write-in, an accomplishment that […]

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Through the door

Scott’s mom went into the closet to prove that there wasn’t anything to be afraid of, but she never came out. It all began with Puppy (Scott never had the chance to give him a proper name). Puppy ran into the room while Scott was sitting and coloring in his […]

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‘That’s That’

Hola, Bonjour, Hello and welcome Castleton! This is That’s That, your source for what’s what. Friends, this week your good buddy R.C. has something very important to discuss -morality. How many good people are there in the world? Better yet, how many people out there believe they are one of […]

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‘Accidental Activist’ gets students to ponder state of the world

“What the f**k is going on in the world?” Kathryn Blume bellows the question to the audience in her solo show ‘The Accidental Activist,’ seemingly addressing apathy and wanting the audience to ask themselves that question. The one-woman show, presented at the Castleton State College Fine Arts Center on Feb. […]

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Few students answer church bells

Every Sunday morning at 8:30 a.m. the church bells ring on Main Street in Castleton as St. John the Baptist Church welcomes its faithful community members for a weekly mass. On the other side of town, however, most Castleton State College students are still warm and cozy in their beds. […]

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Toscano “Doin Time” with Soundings

For years, Peterson Toscano lived in denial of his real sexual identity. He spent $30,000 dollars trying to change what he knew deep down inside he could not change. On Monday, May 6, Toscano brought his one man show — ‘Doin’ Time In The HomoNomo Halfway House’ — to Castleton. […]

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Hooray for America! We defeated the Arabs!

The United Arab Emirates-owned company backed out of the controversial deal yesterday that would have given them operational status of a dozen terminals at six U.S. ports. The deal, which has dominated the headlines since coming to light a month ago, created so much opposition and controversy that the company […]

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Wuagneux Makes Return to Fireside

When adjunct Professor Robert Wuagneux had fixed the reverb on the microphone and began playing his guitar and singing in his deep, slightly grizzled, blues powered voice, there was a feeling from the people dining in Fireside caf that this edition of late night would be something very special. Wuagneux […]

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Answers are blowing in the wind

We’re never going to run out of wind. Debate all you want to, but it was here before we were and it’ll be here long after we’re gone. Wind has staying power. This is precisely the reason why the Vermont House of Representative’s decision to strike down a moratorium on […]