Archive for December, 2015

Screen Pass: “Spotlight” triumphs in film on Catholic Church sex scandal

Tom McCarthy’s Spotlight is a steadily riveting showcase of the Boston Globe’s famous uncover- ing of child abuse in the Catholic Church in 2002. At the time, almost nobody was aware of—or simply refused to acknowledge—this rampant problem with Catholic priests until a small team of investigative journalists look into it. The film highlights their brilliant work, which resulted in […]

by Emily Malinowski· · 0 comments · Arts & Entertainment

Brew Review: An argument for the darker beers you need in your life

As the days grow shorter and the nights get longer most beer people (like myself) start reaching for something darker and heavier to
end and/or start a day.
 Now I know some
people don’t like dark beers—and for good
 reason. Most dark
 beers end up being far 
too gimmicky: “This was
 aged in bourbon barrels for
 14 years and it’s called Daddy […]

by Will Ryan· · 0 comments · Arts & Entertainment

Marianne Hirsch: the Holocaust, photography, and education

On December 3, 2015 William Peterfield Trent, Professor of English and Comparative Literature at Columbia University Marianne Hirsch, spoke to the community about her research in photography and the Holocaust. The well-attended talk was part of the annual Berger Family Holocaust Lecture, which aims to promote conversations about anti-Semitism, and is endowed by Dr. Robert and Patricia Berger (’62 P’96). In conjunction with her husband, Professor Emeritus of History at […]

Editor’s Picks: 10 Instagram accounts for art lovers

This week we decided to bring you a list of some of our favorite arts related Instagram accounts. This list provides a run down of ten accounts that we think are putting out some of the most innovative, creative, and visually exciting material on Instagram. Enjoy. 1. @ignant iGNANT is an award-winning online magazine which features a mesmerizing collection of […]

by Terrence O'Connor· · 0 comments · Arts & Entertainment
SGA reviews semester goals

SGA reviews semester goals

As this Sunday marks the last Student Government Association (SGA) meeting of the fall semester, it is important that Colby students take a look at what their elected representatives have accomplished, as well as what they have not. Dorm damage has been prominent on the agenda throughout this semester, as Colby students have accrued damage in the thousands. Efforts on […]

by Ian Mansfield· · 0 comments · News
Trinity students shot by paintballs

Trinity students shot by paintballs

Trinity College Campus Safety and the Hartford Police Department are conducting an investigation after several students have been shot by paintballs fired from a moving vehicle in past weeks. It is currently believed that all of shootings have been by the same group of Hartford locals. The attacks have been taking place all around the city, at a student owned […]

by George Lucey· · 2 comments · News
The student-run Colby Café to open in January

The student-run Colby Café to open in January

As was recently announced in a campus-wide email there will soon be a student-run café on Mayflower Hill, set to appear in the coming months. The Colby Café, created by the Colby Coffee Club, will be a student-run café located in the Mary Low Coffeehouse and will be operational from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m. on Thursday through Saturday nights. […]

by Grant Alenson· · 0 comments · News, Side Feature

Swimming strong at States

The men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams competed at the Maine State Swimming and Diving Meet on Saturday at Bowdoin College.  While there was no official team scoring in Brunswick, both teams competed admirably and clocked impressive individual times.  On the men’s side, Joe Paluso ’19 finished with top ten times in three different races.  He finished fourth in […]

by Will Walkey· · 0 comments · Sports
McKibben reported on climate discussion from Paris

McKibben reported on climate discussion from Paris

On December 2, Andrew W. Mellon Distinguished Fellow Bill McKibben addressed members of the Colby and Middlebury College communities via a Skype session organized by the two schools’ respective Environmental Studies departments. McKibben, who called from the Paris Climate Conference, reported on the ongoing negotiations and discussions that are currently being held in the city. McKibben is an active American […]

by Terrence O'Connor· · 0 comments · News

Men’s Squash starts 2-0, Women open at 1-1

With strong finishes from both Colby Men’s and Women’s Squash last season, excitement was high as they went into their opening matches on November 21. Led by respected coach Sakhi Khan, last year’s NESCAC Coach of the Year, the Mules opened strong, with the men winning both of their opening matches and the women going 1-1.  After finishing last season […]

by Will Levesque· · 0 comments · Uncategorized