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Officer agrees with McPhee

I just finished reading the article “Shut up Don’t talk” composed by Perri McPhee, and want to say it was well thought out and thorough. I would like to add some additional insight. Having been in law enforcement since graduating in 1990, I have been involved in two officer shooting […]

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Have a Drink On Me

I bought my underage brother a bottle of booze the other day. Southern Comfort, actually. It was his 18th birthday. By man law, and I’m unsure of which one specifically, I am required to welcome my brother into the world of adults with a nice hangover, some Texas Hold’em scratch […]

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Castleton Fashion: Does it exist

If you look around at Castleton State College students, what do you see? Jeans. Sweats. Band tees. You see many people who look oddly similar. Is this the fashion statement students are trying to make – or can it even be called a fashion statement? The Spartan decided to do […]

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Vail still trying to spend more SA money

The possibility of a adding a campus skate park or hosting a big-name concert does not seem far fetched to Student Association President Steven Vail.Vail, who is trying to get more student appeal in the club, is taking student requests and hoping to make them a reality. “My hands are […]

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Meredith Fletcher: The woman behind the smile

First impressions are always key when meeting the parents. Meredith Fletcher’s impact on Diana’s mother involved being introduced after slamming Diana’s hand in the car door. But despite the thumping pain and agony running through her hand, the two remained together. Meredith Fletcher is the 29-year-old, blonde haired staff assistant […]

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Alumni profile

Going to Castleton was, honestly, the best thing for me. It sculpted me into who I am now and where I am now. After graduating from a competitive high school in Connecticut many of my peers went off to Ivy League Colleges, as well as other pier one institutions. I […]

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Fresh Perspectives

VSAC. Vermont Students Assistance Corporation. Assistance? Yeah right. For the last couple weeks my life has been hell. Financial aid hell. Not something a student loves to deal with. I couldn’t think of anything else. All I did was worry. I didn’t want to have fun, or go to classes, […]

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Raspuzzi is wrong

Dear Editor,Perhaps the only thing more appalling than sports columnist Dawson Raspuzzi’s recent column, which condones steroid abuse, is your decision to keep him on the Spartan’s staff. Does this guy think he’s Rush Limbaugh? Does he need to shock people with outrageous opinions just to have his voice heard? […]

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Say no to steroids

I’m writing in response to an article i read in the latest edition of the spartan, in “Dawson on Sports.”I disagree entirely with his article and i think that what he wrote is completely ridiculous. how could anyone who cares about sports in the slightly degree think that steroid use […]

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Dispatch from a world away:

The heat from the spring in Lima is not the only thing warming up the days.Municipal elections are up coming on the 19th of this month and to be quite honest I was really surprised at the political process, here. One of my schoolmates, Alejandra, who is in her first […]