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Castleton Students Full of Suggestions to Improve the College

Robots. More hot girls. Pro Wrestling. A Revolution. And of course, A roller disco with James in hot pants. No, these aren’t the Friday night TV listings on UPN, they’re suggestions on how to make Castleton a better place. While wacky ideas like these may have stolen the spotlight to […]

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Answering the call

It’s as normal to her as the ringing of bells in high school signaling the switching of classes. A tone goes off and then a voice starts, “Rutland Town.” At that moment, Liz Poulin might be flying out the door of her classroom or dorm to get to the scene. […]

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An astronomic class project

The best way to learn something is to try to explain it to someone else, at least that’s the theory behind the science newsletter “The Twilight Zone.” Catherine Garland’s astronomy classes have twice created a newsletter that informs its readers about the night sky. “The Twilight Zone” is the second […]

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Ignore housing form, pay a fine

Excitement echoes through the halls as the fliers proclaim that break housing forms are now available, signaling the upcoming break. These fliers are seen, but are they being read thoroughly? “I sent my break housing form in the day of, and it was late,” said Heather Slater, who had to […]

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Alumni Profile: Christopher Waters

Editors Note: Christopher Waters is a 1991 graduate now working as a diving coach at Tulane University in New Orleans. Just after arriving in New Orleans, he faced the wrath of Hurricane Katrina. He recently sent several pictures of the devastation that still exists there, photos he took while taking […]

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Winter Blues? Try the Pool!

Whether you want to workout, stretch you muscles and work your joints, or just swim, the aquatics center has a program for you. Vyonne (Vy) Manovill, the dedicated aquatics director at the pool, offers not only pool-related classes for college credit, but many programs for students and the public. Arthrisize, […]

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Praskach simply didn’t like the job

Former Public Safety Director Thomas Praskach abruptly left the position last month simply because he didn’t like the job, according to Castleton State College President Dave Wolk. “In sum, and very simply, he (Praskach) told me that he really liked Castleton and the folks here on campus, but he did […]

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That’s That!

Hello Castleton! And welcome to another exciting, action-packed installment of That’s That – your source for what’s what. You know boys and girls, spring is in the air – everywhere I look around. Birds are returning north, flowers are beginning to bloom, and hormones are preparing to rage. That’s right […]

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Answers are blowing in the wind

We’re never going to run out of wind. Debate all you want to, but it was here before we were and it’ll be here long after we’re gone. Wind has staying power. This is precisely the reason why the Vermont House of Representative’s decision to strike down a moratorium on […]

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Hooray for America! We defeated the Arabs!

The United Arab Emirates-owned company backed out of the controversial deal yesterday that would have given them operational status of a dozen terminals at six U.S. ports. The deal, which has dominated the headlines since coming to light a month ago, created so much opposition and controversy that the company […]