Articles by: Annabel McLaughlin

Man steals odd array of gifts from downtown Christmas festival

Man steals odd array of gifts from downtown Christmas festival

During the last two weekends of November, the Sukeforth Family kicked off the holiday season with the third annual Sukeforth Family Festival of Trees in downtown Waterville. The Sukeforth family has thrown annual holiday fundraisers since 2008. From 2008-2014, they hosted a pig roast and auction at their family camp in Bingham. However, in 2015, they decided to shift the […]

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Mules are actin’ up: Improv and Powder & Wig perform!

Mules are actin’ up: Improv and Powder & Wig perform!

Powder and Wig and Colby Improv are two major performing arts clubs here on  campus, Powder and Wig is Colby’s “all inclusive, student-run theater group.” Productions are cast and directed by Colby students with various levels of theater experience, currently led by President Nora Hill ’18 and Vice President Kelsey Book ’18. Members spend varying amounts of time at rehearsals […]

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Football’s comeback falls short in homecoming game

Football’s comeback falls short in homecoming game

This weekend, over 3,400 fans packed into Harold Alfond Stadium to cheer on the Colby Mules as they took on the Bates College Bobcats. With current students’ families visiting for Parents Weekend and alumni on campus for Homecoming, the game had a noticeably stronger and more palpable energy compared to other games this year. Unfortunately, despite several highlight plays and […]

Dr. Carol Hurney inspires Colby professors

Dr. Carol Hurney is in her second year as the Director of the Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL) at Colby. After working as a biology professor at James Madison University for 20 years, Dr. Hurney and her wife moved to Waterville to start the CTL at Colby, which she hoped would “empower Colby faculty to be the best teachers […]

Mayflower Eats: the Freshman 15 just got a lot easier

Mayflower Eats: the Freshman 15 just got a lot easier

This weekend marked the launch of Mayflower Eats, Colby’s new on-campus dining delivery service. May- flowerEats is an entirely student-run business, founded by Michael Logan ’18. Lo- gan spent this past summer working for HubSpot, a software marketing company based in Boston. He lived in Brighton, Mass with 13 other college students, two of whom started an on- campus dining delivery ser- vice at Middlebury College: GrillMe. Logan explained that, “they have a very similar model–it’s a NES- CAC school, it’s an isolated town, and everyone rushes to their version of the Spa.” With these parallels, Logan believed GrillMe’s success could be replicated at Colby.

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Rugby continues strong start, blows out competition

Rugby continues strong start, blows out competition

The Colby men’s rugby team (CRFC) dominated against Maine Maritime (MMA) this past Saturday, with a 59-10 victory. The team was looking to build on the winning momentum from last weekend’s win over Bates. As Aidan Cyr ’20 explained, “The team was hyperaware of weak points from last weekend that we needed to adjust.” This focus accompanied by the confidence […]

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