Archive for October, 2014

W. Soccer in fight for playoffs

The Colby women’s soccer team enters the last week of their season looking to earn a victory over in-state rival Bates. The young Colby squad has fought its way to a 6-7-1 record, but unfortunately struggled in the NESCAC marking a 2-6-1 record to earn the Mules tenth place in the conference. The Mules must win against Bates in order […]

by Kiernan Somers· · 0 comments · Sports

Men’s Rugby closes out season with big win

A difficult season for the Colby men’s rugby team came to a close on a high note under the Friday night lights, as the Mules stomped Maine Maritime Academy by a score of 66-0. The win came as a much needed confidence booster for the spring season, as the team finished with a 2-4 record, losing games to University of […]

by Danny Kossow· · 0 comments · Sports

Football falls last second to Bates

The Colby College football team lost in dramatic fashion yesterday after leading for the entire game over archrival Bates College. This loss drops the Mules to 1-5 on the season, with two games left against Tufts University and Bowdoin College. This loss marks the second straight, last-minute loss to a CBB rival school after last year’s “Hail-Mary” at Bowdoin College, […]

by Henry Holtzer· · 0 comments · Sports

M. Crew looking to spring

“I’ve rowed a couple summers now, and wherever I go, nobody seems to know where Colby is, who we are, what we can do.” David Watson ’15, co-captain and one of few upperclassmen on men’s crew, takes his team’s small-town reputation as a reason to push himself and his teammates for more: “It makes me want to pull harder, to […]

by Pete Cronkite· · 0 comments · Sports

Cutler, LePage, Michaud debate

On October 15th, the Maine State Chamber held the 2014 Maine Gubernatorial debate. Incumbent Governor Paul LePage and his opponents, Democratic Congressman Mike Michaud and Independent Eliot Culter, engaged in a critical and substantive debate regarding a range of issues. Throughout the event, Governor LePage emphasized his economic record, while his two opponents censured the Governor’s policies as they made […]

by Brian Martinez· · 0 comments · Local

Sodexo pie: better than meets the eye

The bustling kitchens of Bob’s produces many things: flatbread pizzas, rotisserie chickens, and even goat-cheese salads. However nothing can top the ruler of Bob’s cuisine: the pie. Sodexo’s pie of note this week was the Two-Layer Pumpkin. The fancy pie featured both a top layer of pumpkin pie and a bottom layer of cream, all atop a crumble crust. It […]

by Wes Zebrowski· · 0 comments · Opinion
Portland approves 2015 summer concert

Portland approves 2015 summer concert

On Oct. 20, Portland city councilors unanimously voted in approval of an August 2015 summer music festival that will be hosted on the Eastern Promenade. This approval permits the acting city manager to work with Townsquare Media Portland, LLC to produce a concert. The decision came as a result of the success of 2012 music festival called the Gentlemen of […]

by Caroline Ferguson· · 0 comments · Local

Disciplinary immunity: a baby step toward alcohol reform

The first time I called security on an intoxicated student was earlier this year. For those of you who have read my previous pieces (all three of you), you’ll know that it happened in Heights, when I stumbled upon an unresponsive student alone in the bathroom. In that moment, it was undeniably the right thing to do. Still, that didn’t […]

by Jake Bleich· · 0 comments · Opinion

Long live the pump-king of beer!

It’s that time of year again. When the leaves change from green to red, the Patriots win game after game, and everyone whips out their Patagonia fleeces. Yeah, you guessed it… it’s Fall. However, campfires and pumpkin spice lattes shouldn’t be the only thing you’re looking forward to. When good ol’ autumn rolls around each year, so does the quintessential […]

by Jon Eichholz· · 0 comments · Opinion

The attack of the Watervillians

SAM: Ok first we need to like, define the parameters of this thing. PETE: Right, exact rules. What exact hypothetical situation are we going to be discussing here? SAM: Waterville like mobilizes a force against Colby. Everyone in Waterville just decides they’re going to attack everyone at Colby? PETE: Well it wouldn’t be like the entirety of Waterville, I think. […]

by Pete Cronkite· · 0 comments · Opinion