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NASCAR nation discourse over Kyle Larson firing

As some of you may have read, NASCAR driver Kyle Larson got fired from his race team due to him using the N-word during an iRacing event. On Sunday, April 12, a group of both professional and iRacing drivers were participating in a race online. iRacing, which I’ve spoken of […]

Columns

Students keeping themselves busy, staying positive

As the spring semester winds down and finals approach, students find themselves preparing at home and many are still adjusting to the new ways of online learning. But there are those who are still trying to get the most out of the situation presented by Covid-19. For senior Connor Worthington, […]

Editorial

Discrimination in the blood supply

In 1983, during the onset of the AIDS crisis, the Federal Drug Administration put a lifetime ban on men who had sex with men (MSM) – even one time since 1977 – from donating blood. The reason for this was due to “an increased risk of transfusion transmissible infections” related […]

Sports

Filling the void

There’s nothing like the sights and sounds that come with live sports. Raucous crowds filled with diehard fans. Unlimited energy in the stadium. Top athletes in each sport demonstrating excellence and mastery of their craft with ankle-breaking, jaw-dropping and roof-rattling maneuvers and gestures. But due to COVID-19, the postponement and […]

Sports

Spartans preparing for fall seasons during pandemic

Athletes tend to complete their respective goals for upcoming seasons when they are able to train in a routine. The COVID-19 global pandemic has thrown a gigantic wrench in those plans for Castleton University student-athletes. At this point, the button for sports around the world is still pressed on pause, […]

News

Wallingford residents stepping up to help others through Covid-19 crisis

This story is one of several that have been written by professor Dave Blow’s journalism classes that will be published in the Spartan addressing the ways that COIVD-19 is affecting students’ hometown communities.  On any given day in Wallingford, 58-year-old lawyer Jennifer Hoult might be found at the library, shopping […]

Features

Beloved Rutland High School teacher takes to YouTube

This story is one of several that have been written by professor Dave Blow’s journalism classes that will be published to the Spartan addressing the ways that COIVD-19 is affecting students’ hometown communities.    “Hi, I’m Exotic John, and welcome to another episode of ‘History, It Happens!” The man behind […]

Features

Essential worker by day, streamer by night

It’s 11:18 p.m. on a recent Tuesday night. It had been a busy day. He had put the finishing touches on an eight-page research paper and finalized a project with his professor. Then he tossed on his trusty red polo and proceeded to work an eight-hour shift at the local […]

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Campus Complementary Alternative Medicine Query

I just wanted to get them talking and actively listening, devoid of our seductive devices. So, during December of 2017 and 2019, I asked 38 members of the “Introduction to Complementary Alternative Medicine (CAM): Moving Toward Integrative Healthcare” course to wield a one-on-one, in-person survey with students, faculty and staff. […]