Archive for March, 2020

Dear Echo readers

Dear Echo readers

Dear Echo readers, When we first learned that we would be serving as your co-Editors for the 2019-2020 school year, we underestimated the absolute joy it would be to work with the Echo staff, Colby, and the Waterville community. Although stressful at times, the Echo was the most rewarding part of our week, and we felt no greater sense of […]

by Echo· · 0 comments · Headline Article
Sports spotlights from the perspective of senior athletes

Sports spotlights from the perspective of senior athletes

With the recent spike in COVID-19 activity across the world, spring sports are patiently waiting to hear what the course of action the college will take. Emails from other NESCAC schools have made their way into Colby circles, suggesting that the spring sports season will be cancelled. In preparation for such an unfortunate outcome, the Echo caught up with some […]

by Kevin Ahn· · 0 comments · Editor Pick Sports, Sports
Weekend Recap: Women’s ice hockey and lacrosse games

Weekend Recap: Women’s ice hockey and lacrosse games

Women’s Ice Hockey Colby Women’s ice hockey’s historic season came to a close after being snubbed from the NCAA Division III tournament selection. While conference rivals Amherst and Middlebury made the cut, Colby’s season fell just short after a loss to Amherst in the NESCAC semifinals.  Although the Mules found victory once and tied another game against the Mammoths in […]

by Will Bedingfield· · 0 comments · Sports
Super Tuesday in Maine: a breakdown of the state’s primary results

Super Tuesday in Maine: a breakdown of the state’s primary results

Mainers voted on March 3 in the Democratic primary ahead of the 2020 presidential election. With the help of New York Times’s reporting, the Echo has provided coverage of the State’s results. Vice President Joe Biden won the state with 34% of the votes (67,272 votes), amounting to nine delegates. His main competition, Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders, received 32.9% of […]

by Sonia Lachter· · 0 comments · Local, Side Feature
AYCC launches new Wellness Center

AYCC launches new Wellness Center

The Alfond Youth and Community Center (AYCC) opened its new Wellness Center, which was funded by a $6 million donation from Peter Alfond. The 10,000 square-foot addition was made with the goal of expanding the AYCC’s reach from just children to all ages. Sawyer Boulette grew up in Waterville and, after an eight-year hiatus in Bath, is back in the […]

by Matt Rocha· · 0 comments · Editor Pick Local, Local
By The Students, For The Students

By The Students, For The Students

Have you ever craved a late-night snack but were unhappy with the selection of restaurants on various food delivery apps? Have you ever wanted food delivered directly to your dorm room door? Easy Eats does it all.  In the spring of 2019, then-first years Billy Maines `22 and Christian Krohg `22 saw the demand for this type of food delivery […]

by Alessandra Amano· · 0 comments · Features
Maintaining perspective – and humor – during the coronavirus outbreak

Maintaining perspective – and humor – during the coronavirus outbreak

In the past week, COVID-19 has been the top subject of conversation at the College. You can not be in a food line at Dana, pass a group on the first (or even second) floor of Miller, or walk into a classroom without hearing news and rumors about the virus’s spread. As cases across the country – and the world […]

6 Underground: Movie Review

6 Underground: Movie Review

After acting in two action movies as a part of the Deadpool series, Ryan Reynolds tried his luck at his own action movie. Directed by Micheal Bay, Reynolds assumes the role of a young tech billionaire who faked his own death in 6 Underground. He assembles a team of skilled assassins, warriors, and military men to take on the most […]

Annual SHOUT week commences with art crawl

Annual SHOUT week commences with art crawl

Monday kicked off the Pugh Community Board’s annual SHOUT (Speaking, Hearing, Opening Up Together) week. The theme of SHOUT week this year is “Art as Politic“. According to the announcement on ColbyNow, “Art has the ability to connect, move, and empower people to imagine, see, and understand the world in different ways. In other words, art is transformational. Art as […]

The Guth Truth: Top five ways to spend COVID-19 quarantine

The Guth Truth: Top five ways to spend COVID-19 quarantine

Well, it seems to be the end of the world as we know it. The world is quickly crumbling under the pressure of Corona, and not the fun kind that urges you to find your beach, but the infamous virus that causes breathing problems. All I know is that whenever I play a round of Plague Inc. on my phone, […]