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Veterans honored at society induction
News Briefs
May 3, 2017

Veterans honored at society induction

CASTLETON—Honoring students who served their country, a ceremony was held at Castleton University April 24, inducting 10 undergraduates into the Castleton chapter of the SALUTE Veterans Honor Society.

SALUTE is the only national honor society highlighting the achievements of student veterans.

SALUTE membership recognizes their…

Local News
April 26, 2017

Castleton student newspaper scores regional award

CASTLETON—Castleton’s student-run newspaper, the Spartan, was recently selected by the New England Society of News Editors to receive recognition as one of the top college newspapers in the region.

“I honestly can’t believe it,” said senior co-editor Jadie Dow. “We’ve always been this good, we…

Castleton seniors volunteer in Georgia
News Briefs
April 19, 2017

Castleton seniors volunteer in Georgia

CASTLETON—Nineteen Castleton students traded in their final break of the academic year for some hard hats, hammers, and building supplies, as members of the Habitat for Humanity Club made the journey to Dekalb County, Ga., as part of an alternative spring break trip. The volunteer…

News Briefs
April 12, 2017

Plea deal may settle Castleton fatal car crash case

By Alan J. Keays, VTDigger

A man charged in a single-vehicle crash that killed his girlfriend has reached a plea agreement that could let him avoid serving any time behind bars.

The plea deal heads off a legal battle that had been brewing over the…

Local News
April 5, 2017

Castleton University introduces gender inclusive housing

CASTLETON—Beginning with the April room selection process for fall 2017, Castleton University will offer gender-inclusive housing options, a concept that stems from work by the University’s President’s Council on Inclusive Excellence. Allowing residence halls to be a diverse living environment for all students, dorms both…