Articles by: Adelaide Bullock

Hosts Gretchen O'Brien '18, Lexie Lyons '18, Eliza Adams '18, and Kylie Walters '18 in front of their homemade wall of famous women.

Womens party raises $1,481 for Planned Parenthood

Just a few days after the one year anniversary of the election of President Donald Trump and the corresponding Women’s March, Colby students gathered to fundraise for Planned Parenthood. Kylie Walters ’18, Eliza Adams ’18, Gretchen O’Brien ’18, and Lexie Lyons ’18 hosted a party titled The Women’s Party/Planned Parenthood/This is Pussy Grabbing Back in their Facebook event. Walters said […]

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Cote '85 and former Maine Governor Joe Brennan.

Democrat Adam Cote ’85 runs for governor of Maine

There has not been a Colby alumnus as Maine governor since 1908, but, 100 years later, that could change. Adam Cote ’95, a member of the Democratic party, announced his candidacy for governor on April 19 2017. His campaign slogan “New Leadership, Strong Economy,” speaks to his status as an outside candidate and his decision to run for public office […]

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SGA presents community forum on campus drinking culture

The drinking culture at Colby has become an increasingly controversial topic on campus in recent years. On Tuesday, Nov. 7, the Student Government Association (SGA) presented a community forum to encourage a dialogue on the drinking culture on campus, with Assistant Director of Security Jen Sanderson, Montgoris Assistant Professor of Psychology Allecia Reid, Substance Use Intervention and Health Promotion Coordinator […]

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Campus Climate survey results released

Campus Climate survey results released

On Nov. 2 Dean of the College Karlene Burrell-McRae ’94 announced the results of the Colby All-College Campus Climate Survey (CACCC Survey)  via an email sent to all students, faculty and staff, and linked to the results and executive summary featured on the website. Burrell-McRae also announced that the community will have the opportunity over the next few weeks to […]

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Mwangi’s visit coincided with the announcement of Kenya’s presidential election.

Boniface Mwangi, Kenyan activist and political hopeful, visits Colby

In 2007, Boniface Mwangi was a young photojournalist on the front lines of election violence after the presidential elections in Kenya. His photos were circulated worldwide, covering the front pages of the New York Times and The Washington Post. His experience documenting the violence during those two months exposed him to the systemic corruption and incompetent politicians that fill Kenya’s […]

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NESCAC News: Middlebury’s new speaker policy

NESCAC News: Middlebury’s new speaker policy

Campus turmoil and debate over freedom of speech and speakers on campus is not as easily forgotten as last semester’s courses. Middlebury College’s incident with guest speaker Charles Murray and student protesters dominated national news cycles and is often cited in debates on freedom of speech on campuses. In 2016, a Middlebury student group, the American Enterprise Group, which describes […]

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Senator Collins eyeing Governor’s seat in 2018 election

Senator Collins eyeing Governor’s seat in 2018 election

In an interview with WGAN radio, Maine Senator Susan Collins stated that she is considering running for Governor of Maine in 2018. “If I were fortunate enough to be elected…you can work on issues I care a lot about like economic development, jobs, education. And I would try to heal the state and bring people back together, which I think […]

Colby hires Paul Ureneck as director of commercial real estate

Colby hires Paul Ureneck as the College’s Director of Commercial Real Estate.

String of suspicious fires in the city of Waterville

A string of suspicious fires have broken out across Waterville in the past month. On April 3, a small fire started in a bedroom displaced five people  from an assisted living home on Pleasant Street in Waterville. The fire was contained to one room and was stopped by a sprinkler system, extinguishing the fire before the Waterville Fire Department arrived […]

SGA Treasurer Candidate: Eric Kim ’17

SGA Treasurer Candidate: Eric Kim ’17

Hey Colby, my name is Eric and I am running to be your next SGA Treasurer. In my tenure as treasurer, I hope to achieve what I call the COLBY platform. C – Creating a more efficient system of dialogue and expression. As many of you have felt in the past couple of years, we need to develop a more […]

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