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Retired Times columnist talks about war, how to correctly practice journalism

By Kenneth Tylerkenneth.tyler@castleton.edu Retired New York Times journalist and political columnist, Tom Wicker told a packed Herrick Auditorium last week that President Bush should have done a little more research and perhaps learned from his father before invading Iraq. Wicker is the former writer of the popular “In the Nation” […]


VSC laptop stolen, students and faculty sound off

On Feb. 28 a laptop was stolen from a staff member of the Vermont State College system, college officials announced last week. The laptop was used for work purposes and may have had some personal information of faculty, staff, students and anyone that may have had any connection with the […]


College community ponders civic engagement

Castleton State College has long had trouble getting students to want to be involved politically and with social issues. On March 28, a collection of about 20 students, faculty, and administrators gathered in the Multi-Purpose Room of the Campus Center for a discussion entitled Civic Engagement: Bring It Alive. It […]


Big changes planned for campus

It’s official. Castleton will look like a brand new campus by fall 2006 with the promise of more improvements for the future.”I think you’re going to get a speeding ticket,” Bob Joy of JMZ Architects and Planners said of the planned growth of the college. President David Wolk and Joy […]


Castleton legend seeks one more year

If you’ve gone to a Castleton men’s basketball game in the past four years, you have seen statistically one of the best basketball players to ever play at Castleton – and he’s hoping you’ll see him again next year.In the 2005-2006 season, senior captain Bryan Bradley led the Spartan to […]


New S.A. president wants change

The results are final. Steven Vail is the new Student Association President and he is ready to make changes.Vail, who received all his votes by write-ins, beat out the only candidate on the ballot, Dave Stebbins by an official count of 113-105. The newly elected president had his first cabinet […]


Softball Takes Opener Doubleheader

The softball team kicked-off their season with a double header sweep against Green Mountain College Tuesday. The Spartans won the first game 8-0 in five innings and 12-3 in the 6-inning second game. Angie Carpenter tossed a no-hitter in the first game, but missed out on a perfect game by […]


Weekend Wrap-up

The second weekend of play found more success for the men’s tennis and women’s lacrosse teams.Men’s tennis The Spartans continued their early season winning streak with a 6-3 win against North Atlantic Conference opponent Johnson State Saturday. The squad won four out of its six singles matches to secure the […]


College hosts tribute to returning soldiers

Those wishing to use the Glenbrook Gym to play basketball work out in the fitness center slunk away dejected Sunday, but others walked into the gym with their heads held high with their families by their side. These were soldiers coming to be honored with the Freedom Salute Award. “It’s […]