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Convocation celebrates King and Ghandi

With her hands out facing upward as if she was in church, Judith Caruthers, along with the rest of the audience, joined the chorale in singing “We Shall Overcome” during the celebration of Martin Luther King, Jr.For the third year, spring convocation on Jan. 18 was dedicated to King and, […]

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Colts by 13

Peyton Manning is one win away from solidifying his place in the middle of the debate over who is the best quarterback of all-time. By leading his Indianapolis Colts to a stunning comeback victory over the Patriots, Manning earned himself and his team a date with Da Bears in Super […]

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Men’s hockey team nationally ranked

If a turn-around is what the men’s ice hockey team was looking for at the beginning of this season, that is exactly what they got.Before the puck was dropped at beginning of last season, the Castleton State Spartans had recorded a 0-44 record, in two dismal seasons. In 2005, former […]

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Some Students Fight for Campus Pub, While Another Seeks Dry Dorm

Whether or not alcohol belongs on college campuses is a debatable issue that was raised by Castleton students at each end of the spectrum last semester. Now, these same students are attempting to implement changes that could affect the entire campus.Michelle Spier, along with a few other students, has played […]

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Let there be peace

In what was one of the larger anti-war rallies to date, thousands of protestors marched on the National Mall and the Capitol Saturday to show their opposition to President Bush’s planned troop increase and the Iraq war.”I came all the way from Kansas just do take part,” said Kelly Desrocher […]

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Local borders require passports for air travel

A little navy blue, 24-page book sticks out of the pocket of the person next in line. A gold bald eagle on the front cover glistens under the lights. Inside are the stamps of previous adventures. He goes to grab it to present it at airport check-in. But, this time […]

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Evaluations are vital, but may be changing

Those manila envelopes that contain the student teacher evaluations are a fixture at Castleton State College. The form asks students to grade professors in several different areas.They are filled out for every class. They are filled out for every teacher. They are filled out every semester. And they are very, […]

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The Continuing Struggle for Equality

As a freshman living on an all-girl’s floor in Ellis Hall last year, Laura Olson experienced her first outward display of homophobia — the word ‘queer’ scrawled on her dorm-room door.”No one really knew that I was gay,” Olson, a sophomore communications major said. Once word got out that she […]

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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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The routine of juggling work and school

Its 11:45 on Monday night and Lauren Edge has just returned to her apartment after eight hours of work and a full day of classes. She knows that she has at least four hours of homework to do and has class at 10 a.m. She knows that tomorrow she has […]