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Election night reflection

It’s 1:49 a.m. on the night of the election (technically the morning after the election) and I can’t sleep. I tried to distract myself with homework. I tried to distract myself with mindless TV. I tried to distract myself with old videos of Bernie Sanders. I know that the official […]

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CU students part of statewide Election Day coverage

Castleton University students and Spartan reporters will be representing our school at the polls this Election Day as a part of a collaborative “Community News” initiative with the University of Vermont. Adrianna Maher, Sophia Buckley-Clement, Spartan editor Ryan Boeke, Marty Kelly, Hunter Smith, Jana DeCamilla, Brooke Rubright and Lily Doton […]

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Campus cleanup: “Leave no trace”

Adam Mitchell could not believe what he was seeing. He walked around with a garbage bag, picking up piece after piece of trash sitting on the grounds of Castleton University’s campus. He picked up empty bottles he assumed were from partiers walking back to campus. He noticed the recycling bins […]

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Keeping us connected

Whether it be ushering an entire school system to online learning during a pandemic or facing a shortage of materials for operations, the Information Technology and Education Technology offices at Castleton University has faced and overcome it all. In the dark days of March when no one seemed to have […]

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Daycare center dream put on hold

This time last year, Castleton University had begun development on its well-received renovation plans for some of the college’s historic sites, including the President’s House and Granger House. Now, progress on both projects has come to a grinding halt. Plans for a new daycare center at the site of the […]

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Creating community despite Covid

Students and leaders at Castleton University have been working on organizing activities and programs, like the Castleton Cup, bonfires, and weekend events to bring students together safely during COVID this semester. There are opportunities for students to be a part of Castleton and included in their communities, they say, even […]

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The life of a CA during Covid-19

The life of community advisor is different this year because of the pandemic. But while Covid-19 is changing the norms of life for everyone, CA’s say they are attempting to keep it like the previous years. “I have to enforce new rules because of Covid-19, but I like being a […]

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Learning from and leaning on each other

Making a significant impact on society is something most students aim to do after college, however the mentors of the Castleton University College STEPS program are getting a head start. The STEPS program is the nation’s largest peer support network in which student mentors focus on helping fellow students living […]

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Editorial Series: Gawrys considers campus impact

Editor’s note: This is the second of a four-part series of editorials written by the Spartan editors explaining our reasoning and reactions following the racist email story and choosing not to name the sender. Writing a story about a racist student is tricky. As a reporter, I want everyone to […]

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Editorial series: Crowley stresses the power of discussion

Editor’s note: This is the second of a four-part series of editorials written by the Spartan editors explaining our reasoning and reactions following the racist email story and choosing not to name the sender. One thing I’ve realized about journalism over my three years at Castleton University is the best […]