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Castleton Spartan takes second for best newspaper

David L. Adams Apple Awards Are awarded by the College Media Association (CMA) on a yearly basis, as a “Best of Show” at the CMA Spring Conference. The Castleton University Spartan was awarded the second place award for Best Newspaper at a 4 year institution with under 5,000 undergraduate students […]


Students reflect on Super Tuesday

Super Tuesday made the Democratic presidential candidate picture a lot clearer – essentially a race between two. Bernie Sanders had no problem sweeping the state of Vermont and got the big delegate prize winning California. But former Vice President Joe Biden was really the big winner, taking 10 states and […]


Fight the DNC machine, go vot for Bernie

Let me begin this editorial by congratulating all the candidates for their Super Tuesday performances. There are still many delegates to obtain, and the overarching goal is to remove the pathogen out of our country; and I’m not talking about the coronavirus. That said, I can’t help but be bothered […]


CU Rotaract Club leaves impact in Florida

When participating in community service, having a grown man break down in tears in your arms is something you can’t prepare for. Having known him only 20 minutes, this man opened up about a personal problem few people on this planet could. He explained that his children keep dying – […]


Gender-neutral students feeling comfortable

I’m Jasper Lynch of 402 Morrill. I am in my second year here at Castleton as an art education major and I’m transgender. I was born as a happy little girl, but as I grew older, I started to realize that describing myself as a happy young man just fit […]


Love of Photography

For as long as I can remember, I’ve always been extremely passionate about photography. There has always been a part of me that knew I wanted to make a career out of it. Throughout high school, I had taken all the offered photography courses. I took senior photos for a […]


COVID-19 halts travel plans

96,171 confirmed cases. 3,305 reported deaths. So far. These are the continuous growing statistics of the novel Coronavirus, COVID-19. What started in the Wuhan province of China has spread throughout the world. The high rate of infection and transmission has caused an unsuspected impact on study abroad programs. The recent […]


Positive times ahead

CU students spread the message of positivity through radio While sitting in rickety old computer chairs, three individuals gear up for a 10 a.m. start time for an hour dedicated to trying to lift the spirits of others through their choice of words. The “I Hear Ya” podcast has now […]


How to discover the truth in fake news

Love him or hate him, before President Donald Trump’s 2016 campaign, the term “fake news” was typically reserved for obviously biased or outlandish news stories. Nowadays, however, no news is safe from these accusations, however true or false the story is in actuality. Although it’s always wise to have some […]


Spring Fashion

Welcome back everyone, hope y’all had a wonderful break and are enjoying the nice weather! This week we’ll be talking about Spring 2020 fashion trends! As you may or may not know, late-February through March is fashion month and designers along with houses launch their collections for the season and […]