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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 […]

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‘That’s That’

Hola, Bonjour, Hello and welcome Castleton! This is That’s That, your source for what’s what. Friends, this week your good buddy R.C. has something very important to discuss -morality. How many good people are there in the world? Better yet, how many people out there believe they are one of […]

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Finally, something to talk about

Congratulations go out to Steven Vail for a successful campaign this election season. Vail, through the power of write-in votes, defeated the only candidate on the ballot last week to become the new Student Association president. While the official election results are not yet available, Vail accomplished a once unthinkable […]

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Orpheus descends on Castleton State

Looking for a bit of laughter mixed with drama and be able to knock off one of those Soundings events? If so, ‘Orpheus Descending’ is for you.”It’s drama; it has everything. Love, gunfire, all the great very truly romantic stuff,” Theater Professor Harry McEnerny said. Written by Tennessee Williams, ‘Orpheus […]

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Abort! Abort!

Last week the governor of South Dakota, Mike Rounds, signed a bill that banned all abortions in the state. The bill would make it a crime for any doctor to perform an abortion unless it was necessary to save the woman’s life.There is no exception for cases of incest or […]

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Oh thank the free world!

Vermont Public Radio’s most recent pledge drive is finally over. What was originally scheduled to last 10 days was shortened to just seven because you (the listeners) reacted and donated over $500,000 three days ahead of schedule. Oh thank you, thank you, thank you and thank you. Seven days felt […]

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Music Review:Trzciensky’s Take

Alice Cooper started out this decade trying out a new sound on 2000’s Brutal Planet and 2001’s Dragontown. The sound of these albums, besides the occasional ballad, sounded almost like Cooper was forcing himself to be a Rod Zombie clone.This is odd, because Zombie was inspired by Cooper. The albums […]