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O’Connor builds a ‘family’ out of soccer team

John O’Connor set the standard for what was to come for Castleton State College soccer. In his first pre-season, coaching in a calm but confident tone, he reassured his new players with his knowledge and passion. That is what a leader of a family is all about. As long as […]


Baseball team wins another crown

The Castleton baseball team claimed its fourth NAC title in seven years against Husson University Sunday at Spartan Stadium. But Castleton Head Coach Ted Shipley wasn’t as ecstatic as someone may be after a championship win when asked to react. "I guess relieved," said Shipley. "They’re all special, but once […]


Men’s lax falls short in NAC championship

Castleton went into the fourth quarter with a 10-7 lead but could not hold on as New England College outscored the Spartans 6-1 in the quarter to win the North Atlantic Conference Championship, 13-11 at Spartan Stadium on Friday night. "I give NEC a ton of credit for riding the […]


Seniors reflect on progression

Everyone comes in to college with a different mindset. Some can't wait to leave high school behind. Some can't wait to escape their family and finally be on their own and some just want new and different experiences. Me? I was all of the above. In high school, I had […]


Student lands prestigious Fulbright

In a little more than a week, Castleton State College senior Spanish major Brian Garvey will graduate. Two months after that and thanks to a Fulbright Scholarship, the Burlington native will travel to Medellin, Columbia – known across the globe for cocaine production and ruthless cartels – to teach English […]


Davis strives for equality in the athletic world

Wade Davis was born in the south and raised in the church. He’s an athlete, a golden boy, a NFL star. He’s also openly gay. On April 22, he came to Castleton and spoke to a full Casella Theater, detailing his journey from a confused kid in denial, to a […]


Helping in Honduras

As Castleton students trudged through campus in the early spring snow and slush, itching for their impending spring break, a group of nursing students got a head start on the journey to warmer climates. However, this trip was not one of slinky bikinis and the cheapest brews a semester of […]


CSC hires new head of Public Safety

After more than a semester of operating without a director of Public Safety, Castleton College has hired Keith Molinari to fulfill the role. With a background in both law enforcement and Public Safety on a college campus, Molinari said he is eager to become a part of the Castleton community. […]


Expansion predicted despite decreased enrollment

While official Castleton College enrollment numbers won’t be available until Oct. 15, it’s clear that this year’s in- coming class is much smaller than classes in recent years, although explanations why are elusive. “We had a similar situation in 2007, then the following year we had record-breaking numbers,” said Maurice […]


Little Rock Pond, perfect spot for hikers

Beautiful views await hikers at Little Rock Pond. Stanti Schonbachler/Castleton Spartan If you are looking for an awesome day hike less than an hour from campus, look no further. Little Rock Pond, located in the quaint little village of Mount Tabor, is the perfect destination. Situated along the Long Trail, […]