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Dawson talking sports

When I was young my father taught me a lesson that I still have not forgotten. I believe the topic came up after a day of trading baseball cards with a friend. He said “Son, there are many things in the world that can make a person happy, and you […]

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Tennis team in NAC championships

Castleton’s women’s tennis team will be headed to Becker College this weekend to compete in the North Atlantic Conference championships. For the first time, Castleton will be going into the season-ending tournament as underdogs. No one on this years’ team has played for Castleton for more than two seasons, but […]

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Fresh Perspectives

It’s Tuesday, Oct. 3 and I’m thinking about October break. It’s our first “vacation” this year at CSC. For first year students, it is our first college break ever. Exciting, huh? I, personally, am torn. I’m worried that this time off won’t aid me, but hinder me. Besides the fact […]

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Sounding Off

Event Countdown -eight left from which to choose Drama/Social Awareness TONIGHT-Oct. 18th, 7 p.m., Fine Arts Center, (Casella Theatre) Kenny Carnes, “Pieces of War” From his position as a former soldier, Carnes presents a cast of characters who explore the realties of war and the possibilities of peace. (His promotional […]

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Movie Review

Before you go running off to your computer or to the newspaper, let me tell you that you won’t find this week’s movie in theaters. Maybe about 45 years ago you would have, but you’re better off finding it on DVD in the budget section, that’s where I found copy […]

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Dispatch from a world away

After two months of classes, we’re getting pretty comfortable. We still get the occasional, “You’re not from here,” but it’s all good. Students are fairly cold and distant, but just like anywhere, once you get to know people, they open up. One professor even said that the students are more […]

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Alumni Profile

Jennifer Currier is a 2002 graduate currently working for Green Mountain Coffee Roasters in Morrisville, VtGoing to a small college seemed like something I would always do. I grew up in Morrisville, Vt. and loved the small-town atmosphere and Castleton seemed to be a community that I could thrive in. […]

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Spartan Snapshots

– Editor’s note: This is the first in a new series of online-only stories written by the Castleton community. Anyone with a connection to Castleton is welcome to submit an essay of 500 – 750 words for publication. The rules are few: the story should pertain to Castleton, it can […]

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You got stories? We’ve got space.

“It is the man who determines what is said, not the words,” or so said Henry David Thoreau. And I would like to think that the Spartan is no different. Hopefully you have all noticed the improvements and changes to our student newspaper, made thanks to a concerted effort by […]

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Castleton Student Makes Commitment to Pursue Lifelong Dream

After years of hard work and determination, Christopher Adams had an opportunity last week to get closer to his goal of becoming a professional bass fisherman. Adams, a 22-year-old sophomore at Castleton State College, qualified to compete on the 12-man Vermont Bass Federation State Team by defeating hundreds of other […]