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Where is the big-and-tall store equivalent for women?

Have you ever wondered about stores dedicated to plus-size women with trendy affordable clothing? Of course not, because they don’t exist.   But, naturally, the men’s version of this does.   Now there are stores like Torrid, an American plus-size fashion store that was founded in 2001. This is a […]

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A look at Francis Bacon

Since Halloween is approaching, let’s talk about the painter Francis Bacon.  Francis Bacon was a British expressionist who was known for his edgy and sometimes grotesque work. His work is shocking and thought-provoking, which makes it worth looking at.  Bacon’s style seems to be inspired by Pablo Picasso’s cubist style, […]

Sports

Q&A: Wide receiver Jackson Brand brings home the win

Dave Wolk stadium saw an electrifying game on Saturday as the Spartans faced off against the Privateers of SUNY Maritime in a key ECFC matchup. A key component of the second half comeback was sophomore wide receiver Jackson Brand, who’s been terrorizing defenses all year with his play-making abilities. After […]

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Stone’s Sports Corner: WTF moments

Back again for another week of sports. A lot has happened. And I mean a lot. In every sport there are just “wtf” moments happening all over.    Let’s get right into it starting with the NHL.  Starting in the Western conference the San Jose Sharks, Vancouver Canucks, and Arizona […]

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Q&A: Emily Harris’ incredible season

Castleton junior Emily Harris has been a freak of nature for the women’s field hockey team this season. Harris sat down Thursday to talk about her athletic experience, and her journey from England to CU.   Q. Not only do you play field hockey, you play ice hockey too. What’s […]

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Sports bloopers: What the hell happened?

Well here we are. Another batch of sports is in the books. The MLB playoffs have taken a crazy turn, and the NFL season is heating up. Let’s break it down.  —  I am begging the NFL to please give us good primetime games.  I honestly don’t know how much […]

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Custodial staff shortages

Castleton University custodial staff have raised concerns in recent weeks over a persistent issue of understaffing, which employees are attributing to unsatisfactory starting wages.  Prior to a recent 4.25% raise negotiated between the Vermont State Colleges Systems’ Human Resources team and the Vermont State Colleges Staff Federation Union, starting pay […]

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CU earns ‘College of Distinction’ for third year running

For the third year running, Castleton University has earned the title “College of Distinction,” and additional recognitions highlighting the Business, Education and Nursing programs, as well as the Office of Career Services. The award, which acknowledges “exemplary commitment in engaging students, great teaching, vibrant communities and successful outcomes,” is calculated […]

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A space for BIPOC students

On Sept. 28, the first meeting for the BIPOC Student Affinity Space took place over Zoom. The invitation went out to students across the Castleton, Northern Vermont University, Community College of Vermont and Vermont Technical College campuses. “This is a safe, social, community space for underrepresented students to discuss whatever […]

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Bumper to bumper

How many bumper stickers do you have on your car? Maybe one or two? Many drivers have a small collection on the back side of their car — flags, logos, inspirational quotes, and the list goes on.  I’m kind of mean. I love when people show me their stickers, just […]