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Gov. candidate preaches bipartisanship

On Jan. 28, Republican gubernatorial candidate John Klar spoke at Hoff Hall after being invited by Tyler-Joseph Ballard, vice president of Castleton University’s Pre-Law Club. Klar kicked off his talk by advocating for bipartisanship. He then introduced the list of priorities central to the “Agripublican platform” including the economy, schools […]

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More men enter nursing program

The once predominantly female profession of nursing is slowly seeing more and more males. With this change, could past stigmas of male nurses finally become abolished? Although not long ago becoming a male nurse was not a popular career choice, Castleton has a growing nursing degree program and the enrollment […]

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He said, she said

Her: So I recently started using this new app called Whisper. It’s where people can anonymously post their deepest secrets and others can respond in either another secret or through message. Well, I was just browsing through some secrets when my message box dinged. I’ve never posted a secret, so […]

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Fresh Perspective

Here’s the scenario: 2 a.m., you’ve just finished studying your butt off for your exam at 8 a.m. You finally lay down to sleep for the four hours that you can get, when suddenly you hear 2 Chainz blaring in the room next to you. Your brain is already racing […]

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Women’s tennis 0-4 after loss to Sage College

The Castleton State College women’s tennis team traveled to Troy, Ny. last Tuesday and lost to Sage College 7-2. They lost five of six single matches and two of three double matches. Each match was hard fought though, including two single matches that went to third set tie breakers for […]

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Fresh Perspective

Freshman, get ready for a whirlwind of emotions these next few months. It’s crazy to think that we’re all on our own, no responsibilities, meeting awesome people and doing whatever we want, whenever we want! Right? Eh, not so much. Of course, arriving here we’re all anticipating having a great […]

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Comedy Night in Fireside

Usually when school starts no one is laughing, just counting down the minutes until they have to sit at that monotonous desk. Here at Castleton State College, smiles and laughs were certainly in large quantity as the Fireside Café hosted Comedy Night on Aug. 27. Philadelphia natives Reggie Conquest, Tom […]

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Breaking out of social norms

Has anyone been wondering why there have been odd things going on around campus like people eating mayonnaise out of a jar, and holding a sign that asks for money even though they don’t need it? Sociology professor Paul Derby has the explanation. Derby explained last week that these students […]

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Letters from the Spartan Spy: who am I?

Dear Spartyers,               Suffering from a case of cabin fever? Or perhaps the recent flu epidemic has caused you to take a few too many over the counter pills with your evening cocktails.  Nevertheless, your after hours activities have been anything but tame lately.               I am disappointed […]

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Fresh perspective

The second semester has finally arrived! It is now time to reflect on the experiences you have faced and assess your progress.   Some of you fellow freshman may find your growth to be successful and shocking, while others may continue to struggle.  As freshmen we have faced our share […]