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Professor partings

  Castleton University faculty members were asked if they wanted to offer send-off messages to students after undoubtedly the toughest school year any have endured thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic. Here’s what they had to say.  English Professor Bill “Mr. Bill” Wiles “And you to whom adversity has dealt a […]


COVID Chronicles: Facing my fears alone

  Some young adults are ready to fly from the nest before they even hit 18. Me…not so much. I’m still dependent on my parents for a lot of things, and one of the biggest is my doctor’s appointments. I spend a lot of time at various medical practices, and […]


Dad’s old Jeep provides escape from COVID-19 blues

Is anyone else tired about hearing about COVID all the time?  I know I am.  It seems like that’s all they talk about on the news. We seem to hear the words new cases, masks, vaccines, and social distancing about a million times per day.  If you go on news […]


NASCAR to unveil a variety of new changes

  When we last spoke, NASCAR got dirty at Bristol during the first dirt race for the NASCAR Cup Series in over 50 years. FOX Sports received a 1.8% viewership rating, clocking in around 3.11 million viewers for the race. In the past couple weeks, NASCAR has been busy with […]


Only WGS major to come out of CU

Bryce Diggs has been abroad in Stockholm, Sweden with a host family this semester in order to take classes for their major. Diggs is a junior at Castleton double majoring in psychology and women and gender studies. They are currently the only member of a department that due to financial […]


The thrill of the race

  A lot of guys tell you they don’t get nervous. Well, I think a lot of guys are full of it.   I was feeling much more like a veteran than the rookie I had been four opening nights ago, when we first started racing sportsman cars after eight years […]


COVID-19 Fuels poor TikTok shopping decision

  After a few weeks of being in lockdown, I came to the conclusion that desperate times call for desperate measures. I gave in and downloaded what would become my only source of joy and happiness during lockdown: TikTok.  After a couple of days of randomly browsing the app, I […]


Huden’s options: To stay or to go

Huden Dining Hall had to change its food delivery process when the pandemic hit over a year ago. These changes include new safety guidelines like wearing a mask, socially distanced seating, wrapping fruit and bagels to limit germ exposure, and changing from buffet style to someone serving you a plate. […]


CU students disregard the Castleton Way when it comes to staff on campus

According to the Castleton University website, part of our school’s mission and the Castleton Way is “to appreciate our learned and compassionate faculty and dedicated and caring staff.” This is something our students are sometimes forgetting when it comes to our hardworking staff.  One Huden Dining Hall worker, who asked […]