Archive for December, 2015

State Police engaged in possible standoff in Waterville

State Police engaged in possible standoff in Waterville

The Maine State Police tactical squad has responded to reports of a armed man in the Colby Circle area of downtown Waterville. Police are potentially engaged in an armed standoff as the incident has occurred for over two hours. Multiple police agencies have responded and on scene Echo reporters have confirmed that Waterville Police crisis negotiator, Sergeant. Jennifer Weaver, is on scene. The area […]

Esteemed guests examine the role of women in politics at November luncheon, analyze obstacles

Esteemed guests examine the role of women in politics at November luncheon, analyze obstacles

Why aren’t more women in politics? What does it mean to be a woman with a career? What structural issues within the education system lead to decreased confidence in young women graduates? Students and faculty at Colby explored these questions and more during a facilitated discussion about women in politics on November 17. Co-Director of the Civic Engagement Division, and […]

by Michaela Morris· · 0 comments · News

Student Dan Vogel ’16 creates ice cream app for colby dining

Note: The app will not be available for download until December 10. Sodexo and Vogel are conducting a preliminary test run of the app next week.

by Nathaniel Rees· · 0 comments · Featured
Sexfest and Chill: Latest Sexpo event hugely successful

Sexfest and Chill: Latest Sexpo event hugely successful

We wanted this event to provide our community with information about participating in a wide range of sexual activity safely, consensually, and pleasurably, in addition to creating space for community conversation on sex positivity and combating sex-negative behaviors.

by Drew Ladner· · 0 comments · Features
Debate Society confident after first win of the year over McGill

Debate Society confident after first win of the year over McGill

On Friday, November 6, 2015, 12 members of the George E. Murray Debate Society traveled north with the intent of gaining international prestige for the campus club as they faced off against McGill’s Debating Union. The event on November 7 marked the Debate Society’s first competition of the year.

by Jake Bleich· · 0 comments · Editor Pick Features
Remembering Jack Sandler: 1980-2015

Remembering Jack Sandler: 1980-2015

Russ Ollis shares his opinions regarding the loss of his coach, Jack Sandler. Sandler passed away at the age of 35 after collapsing due to a heart attack on a treadmill. His loss was felt by the entire Colby campus, and he will be dearly missed.

M. Basketball determined to be successful this season

Staff Writer Grace Bucking covers the Men’s Basketball team’s start to the season. The Mules are 2-1 to open play with convincing wins against Thomas College and Curry College, and are excited for the future of this season.

by Grace Bucking· · 0 comments · Sports

W. Basketball is undefeated so far

The Colby College women’s basketball team has started exceptionally well this season, with two wins in the books. The team demolished crosstown rival Thomas College 81-31 and defeated Bates 62-57 on the road. They look to continue that success in the coming weeks.

by Henry Dodge· · 0 comments · Sports
M. Ice Hockey begins season

M. Ice Hockey begins season

The Men’s Ice Hockey team opened the season with two losses to Middlebury and Williams, but played well to tie against UMass-Boston. The team is optimistic about the upcoming season, and hopes to gain a high seed in the playoffs.

by Jacob Adner· · 0 comments · Sports

W. Ice Hockey opens 2-2

The Colby Women’s hockey team opened the season 2-2 following wins against Bates and the University of Southern Maine. The Mules travel to Clinton, New York to take on Hamilton on the weekend of December 4.

by Jamie Schwartz· · 0 comments · Sports