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Spring Weekend offers fun break, generates minor T-shirt rift

It was Saturday April 22 – and Castleton broke loose from the books to enjoy the annual Spring Weekend hosted by Student Association Activities Board. From a physic fair and mechanical bull to a human joust game and a battle of the sexes game show, it wasn’t your typical day […]

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Two of 3 dorms expected to be ready by fall semester

All indicators right now show that history will not repeat itself on the Castleton State College campus. The three new dorms being built on the northwest corner of campus are “ahead of schedule” and “hopefully, two out of three houses will be ready for occupancy at the beginning of fall […]

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Message board spawns more ideas

Profesor Paul Derby’s Community Action Seminar class’ suggestion board has drawn quite a bit of attention on campus the past few weeks. The board, originally on display in the first floor lobby of Leavenworth Hall , is now inspiring people to talk about how changes can be made. The board […]

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Ready for ‘the real world’?

Commencement is a word used to describe a ceremony ending a student’s college career – but also means beginning. Some Castleton State College students see it as the beginning of an adventure, others the beginning of uncertainty. “I don’t like not knowing,” said 23-year-old senior Vanessa Lamar, saying she’ll miss […]

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Promising to ease the cost of education

Students who go to college in Vermont will now have a financial incentive. Gov. Jim Douglas recently signed the Vermont Promise Scholarship bill to help Vermonters achieve success and remain in the state. The bill provides $175 million scholarship funds to the University of Vermont, the Vermont State Colleges, and […]

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Town meeting in Castleton hears students

Madeline Ingerson is sick of dusty dirt sifting through her windows. “I can’t sit outside on my patio. I can’t do anything,” the Rice Willis Road resident said, her voice wavering. Ingerson is one of several residents of the road who showed up at Monday’s Select Board meeting to express […]

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A T.A who teaches from the heart

Very few students taught by Caslteton State College Teaching Assistant Evelin Gamarra teaches knew much about her life before she came to Vermont. Gamarra, 25, a graduate of the University of San Mart¡n in Per£, has been teaching classes at Caslteton since August. Gamarra applied to the Foreign Language Teaching […]

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Alumni Profile

Dick Richardson is a 1954 graduate who currently serves as professor of higher education and chair of the Department of Administration, Leadership and Technology at New York University and professor emeritus of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies at Arizona State University. He and his wife, Pat, have three sons, three […]

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A move likely to upset the neighbors

I don’t get up early enough to watch The Today Show anymore. When I was in junior high and even in my early years of high school, waking up at 6 a.m. meant that after my shower and breakfast I could either watch Power Rangers, Barney, or one of the […]

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That’s That!

What’s up Castleton? It’s me! It’s me! It’s your good buddy R.C. with another edition of everyone’s favorite aphrodisiac, That’s That – your source for what’s what. Now tell me Castleton, what is a real man? Anyone? Anyone? Because apparently I don’t know. I was having a conversation with a […]