Archive for November, 2019

Men’s and Women’s Rugby advance to the round of 16 in Nationals

Men’s and Women’s Rugby advance to the round of 16 in Nationals

Starting off the weekend of Rugby, the women’s team took on the Rochester Institute of Technology Tigers (RIT) in a match which would advance the winner to the round of 16 of Nationals. The match was a cold one, with both teams facing adversity from the wind. Fortunately for the Mules, RIT was low on numbers and on the smaller […]

by Constantine Fleury· · 0 comments · Headline Article, Sports
Women’s hockey finds success while men’s team struggles

Women’s hockey finds success while men’s team struggles

The men’s and women’s hockey teams kicked off their season this weekend with mixed results. Both teams played a game on Fri. and another on Sat.; the women were at home, while the men were on the road. Coming into the season, both teams have high hopes. The men have high hopes starting the season, being title contenders every year […]

by Will Bedingfield· · 0 comments · Editor Pick Sports, Sports
Weekend Recap: Winter Sports season kicks off

Weekend Recap: Winter Sports season kicks off

Swim and Dive In the season-opening meet for both men and women, Colby’s Swim and Dive teams proved ready as they took on the Brandeis Judges in Waltham, MA on Saturday. Both the men and women were able to return to Mayflower Hill with a win, paving the way for what looks to be a successful season for the Mules. […]

by Josh Jacobson· · 0 comments · Sports
Devastator of the week: Sabrina Rabins

Devastator of the week: Sabrina Rabins

The final Devastator of the Week this semester is Sabrina Rabins `20 on the women’s squash team. The team took on Vassar College at Colby to start off their season. At the end of the day, the Mules secured a win over Vassar, with a key comeback coming from Rabins in an early match. Hailing from Weston, MA., Rabins has […]

by Kevin Ahn· · 0 comments · Sports
Menswear for Mules: Dressing for the weather

Menswear for Mules: Dressing for the weather

My favorite down coat at the moment is The North Face’s 1996 Retro Nuptse Jacket in Night Green. This jacket is idyllically bummy looking. If you’re looking for something technical this is not the way to go. The North Face accomplishes its goal of making an overstuffed Michelin Man silhouette. Despite seemingly low aspirations, this jacket overachieves.  If you do […]

by Zeke Edwards-Mizel· · 0 comments · Opinion
Taking a stand: Jan Plan scheduling needs change

Taking a stand: Jan Plan scheduling needs change

With the fall semester wrapping up in just a few weeks, attention is beginning to shift to the upcoming JanPlan. JanPlan, which was originally introduced at Colby in 1962 and was the first of its kind, has since spread to other colleges and universities throughout the nation.  There’s no doubting the steadfast popularity of JanPlan—although only three years of JanPlan […]

Patricia Miller: Preserving the Golden Age

Patricia Miller: Preserving the Golden Age

“You’ll never make it as an artist;  be a lawyer instead.”  So the TV cliché father figure would tell this to his son, hoping he’d pursue a more practical line of work. The reality is that there are many jobs that deal with art on a daily basis. Patricia Miller is a shining example. Miller was a fine art major […]

by Milo Lani-Caputo· · 0 comments · Arts & Entertainment
The River Rail: Exploring the environment

The River Rail: Exploring the environment

While climate change is often represented by scientific models, the arts and humanities have the unique power to evoke emotional responses and articulate imagined futures. The River Rail: Occupy Colby, a special edition of world-renowned art magazine, The Brooklyn Rail, features work centered on human engagement with environmental issues. As a collaboration between the Colby College Museum of Art, the […]

The Echo sits down with new student admissions employees

The Echo sits down with new student admissions employees

A defining moments of one’s college search is that of the campus tour. The Echo recently had the opportunity to take a peek behind the curtain of the admissions job process.  Georgia Dettmann `22 and Alec Potts `22 both recently began working for admissions, Dettmann as an Admissions Fellow and Potts as an Admissions Intern. Dettmann was motivated by her […]

A look into the JanPlan funding process with Associate Director of Global Experiences Scott Lamer

A look into the JanPlan funding process with Associate Director of Global Experiences Scott Lamer

In 1962, Colby launched JanPlan, an innovative study program dedicated to providing the student body with “a new outlook on learning,” according to the College’s website. Students are offered the chance to take a course on campus, conduct independent studies, participate in internships, or take classes abroad. However, the costs of these opportunities are not included in tuition. Many students […]

by Huaze (Howie) Gao· · 0 comments · Features