Archive for October, 2019

A Conversation with Colby Republicans

A Conversation with Colby Republicans

Two members of the Colby Republicans sat down with the Echo to discuss their perspectives, hopes, thoughts, and anxieties about former governor Paul LePage’s visit to campus, as well as the club’s plans for the future. Meredith Allen `21 of Dover, Massachusetts, is studying economics and data science. On campus she is the co-president of Colby Republicans, an officer and […]

Conia’s Corner

Conia’s Corner

Leaves On the ground. They’re all Coming down.   The oranges and reds Land on my head. Yellows as well, Have already been felled.   Soon this green grass Will all come to pass. And a chilly crisp white, Will sit day and night.   I’ll change out my clothes, For some of those. Which are thicker than thin, Wool […]

by Conia· · 0 comments · Features
Club Feature: Feminist Alliance

Club Feature: Feminist Alliance

The Feminist Alliance/Women of Color Alliance room on the second floor of the Pugh Center fills on Tuesday nights at 8 p.m. The club’s weekly meetings consist of a discussion topic and free food. This week, the topic was body positivity and the club members snacked on pizza, salad, and cookies from the Dana pack-out program. Past discussion topics have […]

by Sonia Lachter· · 0 comments · Features
Colby Votes works to increase participation in local elections

Colby Votes works to increase participation in local elections

A number of Colby students this year are working on the NESCAC Votes initiative, its purpose is to create higher voter registration and turnout rates in future elections. An added incentive is competition between other NESCAC schools. The program only began at the College this academic year, but it has been running at a number of other schools like Bates, […]

by Claire Borecki· · 0 comments · Local
Two weeks in review: catch up on local news

Two weeks in review: catch up on local news

Mayor Isgro vetoes City Council move to purchase ambulances By Sonia Lachter Local News and Features Editor On Oct. 22, Waterville Mayor Nick Isgro vetoed a unanimous city council vote which approved up to $131,000 in spending on two ambulances for the city. In his Veto of Resolution, Isgro explained that this was due to his concerns about cost. “It […]

by Echo· · 0 comments · Editor Pick Local, Local, Side Feature
Devastator of the week: Will Bedingfield

Devastator of the week: Will Bedingfield

The devastator of the week is Will Bedingfield `22 from the Men’s rugby team, scoring a hat trick over the weekend. The Colby Men’s Rugby Football Club travelled up I-95 to Orono for their final regular season game against the Black Bears of the University of Maine. The Mules were chasing an undefeated season, and with that the top seed […]

by Echo· · 0 comments · Editor Pick Sports, Sports
Weekend Recap

Weekend Recap

Football The Colby College football team earned its first win of the season over the Bates Bobcats. Colby, the defending Colby-Bowdoin-Bates (CBB) Champions, protected their title this Saturday in a thrilling 23-20 win over Bates. Devin Marrocco `22 lead the offense, rushing for three touchdowns in the first half. The defense was led by Marcus Bullard `21 who continued his […]

by Sam Donahue· · 0 comments · Sports
Colby Boxing hits Waterville

Colby Boxing hits Waterville

One of Colby’s hottest new organizations, the Boxing Club, debuted this semester. Led by founder Zeke Edwards-Mizel `22, the club trains out of O’Leary’s Fitness in downtown Waterville every Sunday at 3 p.m.  The club caters to range of comfort levels; while some members have been boxing for a few years, most are brand new to the sport. Newcomers and […]

Cheap Seats

Cheap Seats

Colby Echo (Echo): What is your first Basketball memory?  Tucker: Losing to a childhood rival in an intense rec league game.  Echo: Who’s the GOAT? MJ or LeBron? Tucker: LeBron James. Echo: What are your goals for this season as a team? Tucker: NESCAC Regular and Postseason Champs and NCAA Tournament Champs . Echo: Who’s the best PG in the […]

by Mack Fisher· · 0 comments · Sports
Colby alum named Red Sox General Manager

Colby alum named Red Sox General Manager

On Oct. 28, 2019, the Boston Red Sox announced that the new General Manager (GM) of the Red Sox would be Brian O’Halloran `93. O’Halloran has been with the Red Sox organization for over 15 years, starting as an operations assistant back in 2002. He then began rising through the ranks of upper management, becoming the director of baseball operations […]

by Kevin Ahn· · 0 comments · Sports