Articles by: Amy Tournas

Meet Liz and Marques, Colby’s new SGA presidents

Meet Liz and Marques, Colby’s new SGA presidents

As most of Colby is anxiously waiting to go home and enjoy their summers, Marcques Houston ’18 and Liz Paulino ’18, the 2017-18 SGA co-presidents, are doing the opposite. The two are spending all of their time looking ahead to the fall and have already begun planning ways in which their administration can change Colby’s environment. Houston is from Monmouth, […]

The pros and cons of Colby’s isolated setting

The pros and cons of Colby’s isolated setting

Colby College is known in the world of higher education for its rigorous academics, sports, and prestige. Students come from all around the world for a liberal arts experience complete with  the tools and knowledge to lead them to a successful career and life. It is famous for its professors, philanthropy, and incredible community of caring and intellectual students. It […]

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Local Exploration: The search for Waterville’s best pizza place

One of Colby’s most popular rumors is that Waterville has the most fast food restaurants per capita in America, making it the fast food capital. While this statistic has not been proved,  Waterville does have many food choices to offer. Especially for a college kid, fast food and cheap food is a necessity. One food many Colby kids,  and all […]

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Faces of Colby: Assistant Athletic Director Jessica Cherry

Faces of Colby: Assistant Athletic Director Jessica Cherry

Do you ever wonder who makes the signs you see hanging up for Colby sports games? Or where the fog and spotlight come from when the men’s hockey team skates out during games? Well, the person behind all of this is one of the strongest, most hard working women at Colby: Associate Athletic Director Jessica Cherry. Cherry grew up in […]

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A coddled, insecure generation: the painful truth of Millenials

A coddled, insecure generation: the painful truth of Millenials

The generation born in or around the years 1977-1995 is known as Millennials, or Generation Y, according to the Nielsen Holdings Company. This generation makes up a quarter of the nation’s population and is responsible for 21 percent of consumer discretionary purchases. Millennials consider themselves to be innovative; they are dedicated, smart, health conscious, and expressive. Especially in today’s world, […]

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History Spotlight: Elijah P. Lovejoy, Colby’s Martyr

History Spotlight: Elijah P. Lovejoy, Colby’s Martyr

Ever wonder how Colby’s buildings were named? Bixler, Arey, Mudd; they all have different origins. Most, however, are named after significant people. One building in particular, Lovejoy, has an extremely important history behind its name. Not only is this building central to our academics, it commemorates an important part of Colby’s history— The Lovejoy building is named after a founder […]

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