Archive for February, 2015

Class of 2019 applications reach all-time high

Since his arrival to Colby, President David A. Greene has stressed the importance of a strong Admissions Department. In one short semester, his efforts have already achieved unprecedented results. According to official records, the number of applications for the Class of 2019 increased by 47 percent, from 5,148 to 7,591. A few months before this announcement, the admissions staff also […]

by Megan Lasher· · 0 comments · News
Campus celebrates first snow day since 1998

Campus celebrates first snow day since 1998

Students rejoiced on Mayflower Hill after receiving an email from Vice President for Student Affairs and Dean of Students Jim Terhune announcing that classes and athletic practices would be cancelled Tuesday, January 27 due to a severe winter snowstorm. The storm, deemed “Juno” by meteorologists, ended the College’s 17-year streak of no class cancellations due to weather. In light of […]

by Peg Schreiner· · 0 comments · News
Creative writing department welcomes Robinson

Creative writing department welcomes Robinson

Born in Natick, Mass and raised in Buffalo, NY and Yarmouth, Maine, Visiting Assistant Professor of English/Creative Writing Lewis Robinson attended Middlebury College where he majored in English and took creative writing classes in nonfiction and fiction.  “I was…fairly preoccupied by intramural hockey, being a DJ at the radio station, and leading trips for the mountain club,” he said.  “I […]

by Simone Leung· · 0 comments · Features

Counseling staff discusses dating and loneliness at Colby

“I need a date”, reads one ‘yak.’ “Just looking for Colbae” reads another. You can find similar posts all over the College’s Yik Yak page—with students complaining about loneliness and wanting a relationship. One thing you do not find in abundance on this campus, however, are couples. There seems to be a lot of debate regarding the hook-up culture at […]

by Filip Montgomery· · 0 comments · Features

Two State Titles for M. Track

If President Greene is as committed to the growth and continued success of Colby athletics as he purports to be—and there have certainly been plenty of changes in recent months to suggest that he is—he would do well to look at the meteoric rise of the men’s runners at the school as inspiration. Over the last few years, the men’s […]

by Pete Cronkite· · 0 comments · Sports

Men’s Basketball climbs up in NESCAC standings

At the end of last year, Colby men’s basketball was better known for their bench celebrations than for their play on the court; however, that may not continue to be the case for long, as the Mules have worked their way into contention after years in the league cellar. In his short time at the helm of the men’s basketball […]

by Kiernan Somers· · 0 comments · Sports

Women’s Hockey Routs USM in strong performance

On Tuesday, Feb. 3, the University of Southern Maine women’s ice hockey team travelled to Waterville to face the Mules.  Although it was a close game during the first period, Colby pulled away in the second to rout the Huskies 4-0. The first period had the two squads evenly matched, however the scoring picked up for the Mules in the […]

by Russ Ollis· · 0 comments · Sports

Tough Competition at Dartmouth Winter Carnival for skiers

Men’s and women’s teams find consistency throughout season The Dartmouth Winter Carnival, a 104-year-old annual event that always promises to provide fierce competition, is a traditional hallmark of any New England ski team’s calendar. This year proved to be no exception to that rule, as the Mules, braving freezing temperatures and light snow, offered a strong performance against the highly […]

by Will Levesque· · 0 comments · Sports

Colby Men’s Squash drops close match to Cardinals

The Colby men’s squash team stormed the court this past weekend down in Williamstown, Mass. for the annual NESCAC tournament. The teams had high hopes going into this tournament after having successful conference seasons. The Men’s team went into the tournament as the fifth seed—the highest ever from a Colby Men’s team at this tournament. Before the team left, Patrick […]

by Henry Holtzer· · 0 comments · Sports

Men’s Hockey Ties Hamilton, falls to 5-12-3

The Colby men’s hockey team (2-9-3 in NESCAC competition) won’t accept moral victories, not at this critical juncture of its season. With just four games to go, the team finds itself in ninth place in the league, one place shy of reaching the conference tournament and a chance to compete for a NESCAC title. As each game passes by, the […]

by Danny Kossow· · 0 comments · Sports, Uncategorized