Archive for May, 2015

Take Back the Night sparks campus awareness

The campus echoed with the chant “shatter the silence, end the violence” on Tuesday, May 5 as the college community came together in the largest Take Back the Night at Colby to date. Take Back the Night is an international event and part of a weeklong program by the Colby Feminist Alliance at the College designed to bring awareness to […]

by Kiernan Somers· · 0 comments · News

Best Buddies takes Spring trip

In late April, 25 participants in the Colby Best Buddies program took a trip to a Portland Sea Dogs game. The event marked the final “big” outing of the year for volunteers and their friends. The campus organization is part of Best Buddies International, a nonprofit organization “dedicated to establishing a global volunteer movement that creates opportunities for one-to-one friendships, […]

by Peg Schreiner· · 0 comments · News

CARE protests fossil fuels

On April 25, the Colby Alliance for Renewable Energy (CARE) set out to illustrate the minimal effect that a complete divestment in fossil fuels will have on the College’s 741 million dollar endowment. Since the club’s founding in 2012, CARE has actively introduced community conversations on the College’s environmental impact that mirror their agenda for the recent event. CARE is […]

by Peg Schreiner· · 0 comments · News

Students honored in seventh annual awards ceremony

Members of the Colby community congregated in Lorimer Chapel on Monday, May 5, for the seventh annual Colby Awards Program, honoring students, faculty and staff across disciplines for their academic achievement and service to the College. In 2009, academic departments, athletics, student organizations and Student Affairs came together to hold, as Associate Vice President for Student Affairs Barbara E. Moore […]

by David DiNicola· · 0 comments · News

Trustees discuss Media & Politics

On Friday, April 24, the Board of Trustees and SGA hosted a discussion in Diamond focused on media, politics and popular culture. Students, faculty, staff and trustees gathered to listen to Colby trustees Robert Hoopes Jr. ’89 and Betsy Lake Morgan ’90 discuss their views and experiences during a question and answer session. SGA President Justin Deckert ’15 and Vice […]

by Katherine Kyrios· · 0 comments · News
Men’s lacrosse loses in first round of playoffs

Men’s lacrosse loses in first round of playoffs

It was an up-and-down season for the Colby men’s lacrosse team. The squad recorded impressive wins against NESCAC rivals Trinity, Connecticut College, Bowdoin, and Williams, but they could never get enough momentum going to make a serious push for the league title. The Mules finished the season 8-7 overall and 4-6 in the NESCAC, to capture eighth place in the […]

Softball ends on a high note

Despite not making the playoffs, the Colby softball team was able to end their season on a high note with a win at home against rival Bates. Behind a four RBI performance from Skylar Labbie ’18, the Mules were able to take down the Bobcats by a score of 8-2. Colby also got support from Erica Pulford ’15, who had […]

by Dan Hyszczak· · 0 comments · Sports, Uncategorized
Sommers ’17 helps Mules

Sommers ’17 helps Mules

This past weekend, a handful of Mules travelled down to Cambridge, Mass. to participate in the Open New England Men’s Outdoor Track and Field Championships hosted by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. At the end of the weekend, Brian Sommers ’17 continued his dominance of the 400-meter dash as he brought home first place at the championship. Because runners from […]

by Russ Ollis· · 0 comments · Sports, Uncategorized
Women’s lacrosse season ends at quarterfinals

Women’s lacrosse season ends at quarterfinals

As has seemingly become a tradition over the last few years, Colby women’s lacrosse played yet another extremely close, one-point game against Bowdoin. Unfortunately for the Mules, the hard fought 12-11 NESCAC Quarterfinal loss would be their last of the year, capping off a largely successful season. Because every game against the Polar Bears since 2010 has been decided by […]

Colby progressives fail to see the irony in their attacks

The past few weeks have been a time of high stress for all. In addition to finals, theses, and graduation, the Colby community has been rocked by abhorrent Yik Yaks and the death of one of our friends and classmates. It’s been a hard time, and it got just a little more hostile this past week. On May 6, Noah […]

by Jake Bleich· · 0 comments · Opinion