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Letters from the Spartan Spy: Who am I?

Dear Spartyers,               By now mid terms have come and gone and with the end of the semester encroaching some of your late night BAC’s may be reflecting upon your GPA’s. When it comes down to cracking the books or the brews I know your choice because there’s never […]

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Letters from the Spartan spy: Who am I?

Dear Spartyers, Welcome back to the castle for what I presume to be another five weeks of mayhem. There’s nothing like a week without classes to help you keep calm and sparty on.  I’ve been hearing some rumblings around campus about my identity. I think I have you rattled, Castleton, […]

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Wireless Dinner Date for Two

It has been a little over three years and partaking in a long distance relationship has yet to get any easier. The equation for such a commitment is usually seen as: (Tears) + (Loneliness) x (Number of times you’ve pressed repeat on ‘your song’) – (The precious time that could […]

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Super Mom or Super Crazy?

My blog is about being a non-traditional student and finding a way to balance college, kids, a house and work and not go crazy.   When I think of a “typical” college student they are 18 to 21, maybe have a part-time job and their first experience of freedom. Their […]

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The Drunken Runner

The Tarahumara tribe of the Copper Canyons in Mexico has a tradition; they get tanked on corn beer, sleep with each others’ wives, duel it out in a naked fist fight, finally pass out for a few hours and then run 80 miles the next morning. Barefoot. With no food, […]

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European vs. American Fashion

“She must be American.” Umm, excuse me?! A middle-aged bleached blonde, highly coiffed woman wearing an impeccably tailored Armani suit, Christian Louboutin studded heels, and also adorned with a bright orange Hermes Birkin bag looked me up and down as I was browsing the scarves in Harrods department store. Her […]

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Here Comes Honey Boo Boo

What comes to mind when one says the phrase “Honey Boo Boo Child”? Maybe some childs toy or doll for girls? Or maybe another one of those mindless cartoons nowadays on the kid’s channels. Well in this case, unfortunately, it’s a mixture of the two all placed into one little […]

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Letters From The Spartan Spy: Who Am I?

Dear Spartyers,            Have you guessed me yet? Or are you back for round two to defog your most recent late night escapades? There is no doubt your after hours activities have certainly been eventful, but don’t worry, I like to party hop and I don’t miss much.            I was […]

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Senior Column

It’s hard to believe that I’ve spent four years here at Castleton. I remember in high school when I got accepted, running through the halls sarcastically boasting about my big feat. I had no idea that in a short amount of time I would consider Castleton my second home. I’ve […]

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CSC grad slain in Georgia shooting

Michael Biancosino, a Castleton State College graduate, was shot and killed early Saturday morning while driving in Savannah, Ga. with 21-year-old Emily Pickels, who was also shot and killed.   The 2007 graduate and former Sigma Delta Chi president, fondly referred to as “Tuna,” worked with his brother, Jaime Casino, […]