Archive for January, 2014

The Colby Strippers provide support and resources for diabetics on campus

A new club has surfaced at the College with a deceptive name but a clear goal. The Colby Strippers, founded by Erik Douds ’14, is a new club that provides students and faculty with diabetes resources and support. The name refers to the paper strips that diabetics use to test their insulin levels. “Colby Strippers…is a club for diabetes education […]

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Student finds harmony in music and language

While many students at Colby like to discuss their academic endeavors, some students pursue passions outside of his or her major or minor. In the case of Brett Ewer ’14, academic and extracurricular pursuits are combined. A classics and classic civilizations major, Ewer is very interested in ancient communities. However, what makes this particular student interesting is the way in […]

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Opportunities await three JanPlan courses in Russia

Do you like to travel? Are you interested in ethnography, art and/or economies transitioning from a command to free market system? Does a month of total immersion in a foreign culture sound like your idea of an adventure? If so, spending a month in Russia on Colby’s direct exchange JanPlan may be just the program for you. “In addition to […]

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Aspiring doctor, campus leader

Justin Owumi ‘14 has become a strong presence on campus and made an impact on a variety of activities on campus. Owumi is a captain of the track team, a research assistant in the Chemistry Department and one of the leaders of Mules Against Violence, a coalition of students who want to raise awareness of sexual violence in the community. […]

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