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Pulitzer winner to speak of awar winning editorials

In 2000, the Vermont Supreme Court passed a law allowing civil unions. The gay and lesbian population was celebrating the victory while those opposing were in an uproar. The battle wasn’t over. In the midst of the controversy, David Moats toured the state delivering speeches about the series of editorials […]

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Climbing to the top

As Queen blared through the speakers and thrummed through the floor, the person belaying stood his ground while the climber reached for the hold just out of his reach.His face strained in concentration as he tried again, but it remained out of his reach as those who watched yelled “Go […]

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Living with the Devil

His nickname was Satan — and it wasn’t given to him because he liked pitchforks.The guy we referred to as the namesake of the prince of darkness was one of my suite mates my freshman year at CSC. Trouble seemed to follow wherever he went, and there was a bunch […]

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‘True Patriot’ gives sense of mission

What does it mean to be a patriot in war time?”The True Patriot,” a documentary by Castleton State College junior Mike Weins address essential questions about what we as Americans should do to be patriotic and leaves us with a resounding call for responsibility. Ultimately the people control the country, […]

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Famous “Peace Mom” to visit Castleton

She first gained the nation’s attention in 2005 for her extended demonstration and campout near President Bush’s ranch. Now, she’s coming to hold the attention of the Castleton Community.Cindy Sheehan became one of the prominent faces of the anti-war campaign after the death of her son, Army Specialist Casey A. […]

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A Local Piece of Vermont

Two pairs of golashes. Two pairs of work boots. Three pairs of snow boots. One pair of sneakers. Back to golashes, work boots, and snow boots.Sneakers trudging through the single glass door into Castleton Corners Deli and Citgo are a rare sight. The family-run business is a hub for locals […]

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Letter to the Editor

Our writing standard assess the ability of students who graduate from Castleton to think critically and formulate ideas independently; it does not assess “hand-writing skills.” Such skills are useful, but they are not “vital for a college student to master,” as your reporter erroneously believes I said in an interview […]

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SAAB goes for broke to bring in Guster

If the Student Association Activities Board holds a concert by a well known band, will students be willing to pay for a ticket?That is one of the burning questions on the table as planning continues for this year’s Spring Weekend. It has been more than a decade since SAAB put […]

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Ski team loses ‘Shou’ to freak accident

Bruises are scattered about his face and neck. His body moves slowly as he turns to the window to welcome pelts of snow. While the Castleton skiers continue to dominate competitions each weekend, one of their own is secluded in a hospital bed following a freak accident on the slopes. […]

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Women’s Hoops Strong, Men Struggling

The Castleton women’s basketball team went two-for-two over the weekend to help them break away in the North Atlantic Conference West Division standings.After winning one game and dropping three during break to start the new year, coach Tim Barrett’s team defeated Johnson State 76-51 in the first home game of […]