Archive for December, 2015

Women’s Basketball wins at last second

The Colby Women’s Basketball team kicked off a busy week with a difficult game against Division I University of Maine-Orono (UMO) on Tuesday. Games between Division I and Division III teams are rare and usually only occur in the first few games of the season, as they are often treated as warm-up games for the DI school. The teams met […]

by Andrew D'Anieri· · 0 comments · Sports

Women’s Ice Hockey goes 2-3-1 overall

The Colby women’s ice hockey team travelled to Clinton, New York, this past weekend for a showdown with the Continentals of Hamilton College. The Mules entered the weekend sporting a 2-2 overall record and a 1-1 New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) record. On Friday, December 4, the Mules kicked off their weekend series against Hamilton. Colby got off […]

by Russ Ollis· · 0 comments · Sports

Men’s Basketball defeats Polar Bears to improve to 5-1 overall

Colby’s Men’s Basketball continued their blistering start with a triplet of victories over the past weeks. Raising their current streak to five, the Mules show no signs of slowing down. Since their overtime loss vs. the College of Staten Island in their season opener, the Mules have only found success as their current overall record stands at an impressive 5-1. […]

by James Burlage· · 0 comments · Editor Pick Sports, Sports

Men’s Ice Hockey beats Bowdoin

The Colby Men’s Hockey team added an impressive victory to their resume with a shutout win over archrival Bowdoin last weekend. The Mules  played in front of a packed house on Friday night thanks to a massive showing of support from the student body. Devin Albert ’17 did not take long to get things going offensively for Colby as he […]

by Henry Dodge· · 0 comments · Side Feature, Sports, Uncategorized
Colby needs a real Arabic program

Colby needs a real Arabic program

I think it’s safe to say that the Middle East plays a large role in both global politics and economics. As someone who studies the Middle East substantially, maybe I’m a little bit biased, but I’ll stand by that statement. And once again, as someone who studies the Middle East pretty extensively, I feel cheated by Colby for impeding the […]

by Dan Nesvet· · 0 comments · Editor Pick Opinion, Featured, Opinion
Honey will you ‘bee’ my savior?

Honey will you ‘bee’ my savior?

Human beings have greatly impacted the Earth’s ecology for thousands of years. The aboriginal Polynesians, for instance, are believed to have caused the extinction of over half of the bird species on the Hawaiian Islands when they settled  there around 2,000 years ago. Man-made fires, beginning about 7,000 years ago, may have also had an effect on the Earth’s climate, […]

by Jake Young· · 0 comments · Opinion
No flights, no service, no guns

No flights, no service, no guns

In his weekly address this past week, President Obama added a new dimension to the debate surrounding gun control by calling for citizens on the FBI’s No Fly List to be prohibited from buying guns, tying the move to the recent shooting in San Bernardino, California. “Right now, people on the No Fly list can walk into a store and […]

by Jake Bleich· · 0 comments · Opinion
Internet outage blessing in disguise

Internet outage blessing in disguise

During the first major Internet outage this semester, my roommates and I found ourselves standing in our common room staring at each other, absolutely at a loss for something to do. None of us are very technologically dependent—only one person in our room actually owns a smartphone. Yet, on that weekday evening, we could not figure out how to amuse […]

by Alyssa Lang· · 1 comment · Opinion
Collaborative Consulting announces partnership with College, Waterville

Collaborative Consulting announces partnership with College, Waterville

On December 9, President of the College David A. Greene announced that Collaborative Consulting, an innovative IT consulting firm, is opening a business and delivery center in Waterville that will create 200 high-quality jobs over the next three to four years. According to an official press release, the facility will be known as the Collaborative Waterville and the facility will […]

Police responding to potentially suicidal man at Colby Circle

Police responding to potentially suicidal man at Colby Circle

In a press conference, Waterville Police Chief Joseph Massey said police were informed of a potentially suicidal man en route to the Waterville Police department. The police responded cautiously and have attempted to make contact with the man via cell phone. The man, who in his 50s, has locked himself inside of a pickup truck. Massey reported that there has […]