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Remaining staff on campus stay positive for students

On March 24, it was officially announced that Castleton University would be finishing the remainder of the semester online, meaning some students had their final moments on campus. No final celebrations, no goodbyes, it was just done. Castleton’s campus is now an empty with only a handful of remaining staff […]


Coronavirus causes wedding woes

After getting home from her vacation to Seattle, Washington in August of 2018, newly engaged Elicia Mailhiot got right to work planning for her wedding. Looking left and right at potential venues and tapping her phone dialing several bridesmaids for help, she had her wedding venue picked out by September […]


From the president: Scolforo explains commencement decision

It’s April, and under normal circumstances we would soon be installing the giant white tent, sending programs off for printing, and finalizing the details for our respected speaker—everything to ensure that our annual Commencement ceremony is all that our graduates could hope for. This has always been the highlight of […]


The Crosier kids are coping with coronavirus

  It’s pretty damn hard to stay positive in the year 2020. When my advisor, Dave Blow, asked me for an idea for a story, I struggled. Just like how mostly everyone around the globe is struggling. He was looking for something personal. Something that would make me reach deep […]


CU coaches feeling pinch of Covid-19 too

Castleton’s baseball team began its season on Feb. 22 in Florida against Elmira College. In March due to the weather in the New England region the team was continuing their schedule on the road. This time they were traveling to Virginia to play games against The Apprentice School, Tufts University […]


A CU blogger’s unique family photos make you want to join his family

Everybody’s got a story to tell. Some people moved 10 times before they got to high school, some were an only child, some were the star athlete of the school and some got pregnant before they graduated. This doesn’t make anyone bad or wrong, but merely contributed to the type […]


Don’t let your age fool you during this crisis

When someone witnesses two recessions, two fabled doomsdays, catastrophic hurricanes, Ebola, H1N1, H5N1, SARS and a major terrorist attack on their home country that altered national security as we know it, the illusion of invincibility is everlasting. Combine that with a young age and years of alcohol and drug abuse, […]


Everyone is walking, how about carrying a bag for trash?

As some of you may know, Green-Up Day had been canceled this year, meaning on May 5, you won’t be seeing hundreds of people on the side of the road with the green trash bags making a difference in their community. Now that I have a lot more time on […]


Racism and Covid-19: A Chinese student’s perspective

With the development of the COVID-19 pandemic, many countries have experienced discrimination against Chinese students and Chinese communities. Some media are not only deliberately expressing panic, but also publicly playing racial discrimination cards, offending and insulting the Chinese without any bottom line. The virus was first discovered in China, and […]