Archive for April, 2017

Tim Wheaton resigns as Harold Alfond Director of Athletics

Tim Wheaton resigns as Harold Alfond Director of Athletics

In an email sent to the Colby community on March 15 by Provost and Dean of Faculty Lori Kletzer, it was announced that Tim Wheaton will resign as the Harold Alfond Director of Athletics after just two years. According to Kletzer’s email, “family needs” were the reason for Wheaton’s departure. Wheaton has a wife and three children, one of whom […]

by Drew Ladner· · 0 comments · Editor Pick Sports, Sports
Men’s lacrosse struggles to find rhythm in early season losses

Men’s lacrosse struggles to find rhythm in early season losses

After the tragic death of Coach Jack Sandler last year, Colby Men’s Lacrosse has struggled to get back into form with three different coaches in the past three seasons. After a year with an interim head coach, Coach Guy Van Arsdale is trying to get Colby Lacrosse back on the map. The task is proving difficult as Colby sits at […]

by Aidan Cyr· · 0 comments · Sports

Health care fail: dodged a bullet

The American Health Care Act’s failure was a victory for the American people. The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) found that the American Health Care Act (AHCA), the GOP’s answer to the Affordable Care Act (ACA) also known as Obamacare, would have lead to 24 million Americans losing coverage. Other analyses revealed more flaws in its policy as well as GOP […]

by Ali Naseer· · 0 comments · Opinion
Baseball looks to improve after spring break trip

Baseball looks to improve after spring break trip

Despite traveling to Florida for the week, Colby baseball didn’t spend the time off in a traditional spring break fashion: the 29-member team played ten games in six days while down in Ft. Myers, Florida. Their first test came against St. Lawrence, and resulted in victory to boost confidence going into the season. The Mules beat the Saints 15-9, a […]

by Katie Kelley· · 0 comments · Sports
Softball splits weekend after snapping four-game losing streak

Softball splits weekend after snapping four-game losing streak

After heading down to Clermont, Florida over spring break, the women’s softball team broke a four-game losing streak last Friday against Husson before falling to the same team the next day. Over the break, the Mules played an impressive 10 games in just six days. The team had mixed results over this break, ending up 4-6. In the first game […]

by Kevin Ahn· · 0 comments · Sports