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Nice To Meet You, Naomi

Name: Naomi JuliusBirthday: June 9, 1976 Hometown: “West Haven, VT” Current Job Title: “Housekeeping” How long have you been working at CSC: “about a month” What other jobs have you had in the past: “daycare provider, photographer, factory worker, and custodian.” Favorite color: “royal blue” Favorite season: “Fall” Why: “You […]

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The ABCs of Gender in Education

It’s the first day of school. You’re walking through the big double doors and down the cramped, bustling hallways. You’ve arrived at the classroom and as you enter, a sea of bright-eyed, piggy tail girls stares at you. And there you stand with your buzz cut and slowly growing facial […]

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Castleton reaches their voter registration goal

Castleton State College recently participated in a 32-state non-partisan voter registration project sponsored by the American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU). The goal of registering 40,000 students nationwide to vote was helped by the 136 registered at Castleton. More than 70 colleges participated in the project, which was […]

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Man of La Mancha opens at Castleton

The parable of Don Quixote lived up to its name.Don Quixote is the Spanish legend of a dream chaser, a charlatan in the eyes of others. Kevin Ginter played Don Quixote, waving around obviously fake weapons. Though the props were supposed to look phony, they distracted from the musical rather […]

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Learn from mistakes

The trouble with student journalists is that they make mistakes. They don’t know the ins and outs of reporting and writing news stories – which I guess is good, because if they did I wouldn’t have a job. So in the pursuit of news to fulfill both class requirements and […]

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Welcome to VT

The longer I live in Vermont, the more things pop out at me telling me I’m not in New Mexico anymore. Sometimes, it’s the weather or the fact that the question ‘red or green?’ does not exist here (referring to what kind of chile you want). But on Friday, when […]

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Get a mac

In May 2006, Apple began running a series of television ads comparing their computers with Windows. These charming, light-hearted commercials put “Mac” and “PC” side by side, personified; the latter a prissy little man in a suit, the former a laid back kid in casual wear. The ads compare the […]

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Stupid is as stupid does for stupid’s sake

I was in a good mood this morning.The brisk November wind sliced through the crack in my apartment door as the weight of a potential snow sat patiently in the atmosphere outside. I was well rested, which is a rare feat in itself these days, and I didn’t melt my […]

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Beam me up Herald

Captain’s log – Star date Nov. 8 – Capt. Gordon Dritschilo is transported back to Castleton State College to reminisce on what might have been.Unfortunately his dream of interstellar star travel on the Enterprise fell short, so he resorted to his back-up plan – working as a beat reporter for […]

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Spartan mascot dealt blow to the head

The people of Castleton State College are calling for the head of the Spartan – literally.According to Dean of Students Gregory Stone, the head of the Spartan mascot costume has been missing since the last week of September. The ice hockey team had asked to use it for an event […]