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“Modern Times” They Are A-Changin’

Bob Dylan has always had a way of dragging even the most stone-cold-sober of souls into his tavern of bluesy, electrified-barstool-folk. Love him or hate him, Dylan’s impact on the music industry is undeniable, having influenced nearly every band in existence since Leary’s psychedelic-sixties. Even at the weathered age of […]

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World Trade Center: A somber look back

The movie World Trade Center showed us what most of us didn’t see on Sept. 11. It went past the news cameras and right into the mountain of rubble and twisted steel, which what used to be the World Trade Center. We are shown what it truly was like to […]

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‘Sounding Off’

Event Countdown – 3 down 17 more to go Upcoming events:HistorySept. 14th, N-Period (12:30 p.m.), Herrick Auditorium, “Liberal Elites & Local Democrats: The Cultural Politics of the Constitution, Then and Now” What is constitutional or unconstitutional? The answer may depend on who is interpreting the Constitution. Come hear what U.S. […]

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Dawson on sports

The Boston Red Sox are back. Back in a corner with their tails between their legs. Back 10 games behind the Yankees in the American League East. Back six games behind the Twins and White Sox for the wild card. And the most miserable part of it all is that […]

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Alumni Profile

Dick Grace is a 1969 graduate presently teaching American history, American government and natural history at Stafford High School in Connecticut. He is married and has one son. When I entered Castleton State College in 1965, I entered with the idea that I would be a history teacher on the […]

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A well-deserved break – to learn

Bob Gershon is finally leaving Castleton State College – just for a short time though.After 28 years here, Gershon is taking his first sabbatical leave for two semesters. “Twenty-eight years, and I have never taken a sabbatical for two reasons. Either I couldn’t afford it monetarily with my kids in […]

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The trouble with MySpace

Is MySpace really just your space? Are you what you post? And exactly who is looking? These are questions that many MySpace users are asking themselves in light of breaking news referencing the networking/blogging site in arrests, suspensions and even employee dismissals. According to MySpace’s own statistics, the site had […]

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From near death to success

Do you love giveaways and live music? WIUV Castleton was almost unable to bring its listeners live music last week. Twice the Student Association Finance Board tabled WIUV’s requests for funding for bands for last week’s WIUV Week, said Student Association Vice President Rebecca Seguin. “WIUV didn’t go to the […]

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Choir hits the road, dazzles audiences

The Castleton State Collegiate Chorale recently embarked on a tour took them across the northeast to spread their angelic voices and promote the college.The three-day excursion, from March 22 to March 24, took students all the way to Maine, with several stops in between. Sophomore Joanna Cardillo said she loved […]

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Stephen Kiernan speaks on ‘end of life’

Where are you going to die? What music will you be listening to as you take your last breath? Who will be there to say goodbye to you? Author Stephen Kiernan spoke to two groups of Castleton students last Thursday to let them know that with modern day medical advances […]