Articles by: Carli Jaff

Collaborative Consulting announces partnership with College, Waterville

Collaborative Consulting announces partnership with College, Waterville

On December 9, President of the College David A. Greene announced that Collaborative Consulting, an innovative IT consulting firm, is opening a business and delivery center in Waterville that will create 200 high-quality jobs over the next three to four years. According to an official press release, the facility will be known as the Collaborative Waterville and the facility will […]

Fireside Chats Installment V: Dorm Damage

I have real concerns when I see vandalism on campus and tampering with safety equipment. There is simply no excuse for this behavior, especially behavior that puts others in danger.

by Carli Jaff· · 0 comments · Editor Pick Features
Panelists discuss the practical value of foreign language skills

Panelists discuss the practical value of foreign language skills

On Tuesday, November 10, 2015 at 4 p.m., the Pugh Center gradually filled with students, professors, and other members of the Colby community for the Personal Leadership and Foreign Language Use in the Global Workplace panel, sponsored by the Career Center. When the panel started, there were only a few chairs left empty. An email from the Career Center email […]

by Carli Jaff· · 1 comment · News

Pen to Paper: “Him,” an excerpt

He has blue eyes like a worn-in pair of jeans. He has blond hair that grows too fast and always falls in his eyes. He’s skinny but not fit, cute but not sexy. He wears t-shirts with the Dispatch logo and jeans with paint stains on the legs and has things always hanging from the belt loops, like keys or […]

by Carli Jaff· · 0 comments · Arts & Entertainment
Gap Year Student Artur Fass Served in Estonian Army

Gap Year Student Artur Fass Served in Estonian Army

Artur Fass ’16, a history major and education minor, took a gap year in between his second and third years at Colby to serve in the Estonia army.

by Carli Jaff· · 0 comments · Editor Pick Features

The Intern: An unexpected exploration of gender roles

On a chilly October night during Fall Break, my mom and I rushed into Showcase Cinema de Lux, bundled in coats and scarves. We were both giddy with excitement, as we had been waiting to see The Intern practically since we saw the first trailer. I’m happy to say that the film did not disappoint. The Intern, written and directed […]

by Carli Jaff· · 0 comments · Arts & Entertainment
Kensinger discusses decision to transfer, transition to Colby

Kensinger discusses decision to transfer, transition to Colby

John Kensinger ’17, a transfer student from the University of St. Andrews, is a global studies major with a focus on Southeast Asia. Kensinger has become very involved in the Colby community since he arrived on the Hill in late August. “I really enjoy reading, especially stuff  [that is] fitness/ health related. Since coming to Colby, I’ve joined the club […]

by Carli Jaff· · 0 comments · Features
https://colleges.niche.com/images/standard/28567/?v=9614248

Kletzer Announces New Library Planning Group

Provost and Dean of Faculty Lori Kletzer announced the institution of a new library planning group, as per recommendation from the 2014-15 Library Committee.

by Carli Jaff· · 0 comments · Editor Pick News, News

Looking towards BMR’s Fall musical

Broadway Musical Revue (BMR) is a longstanding Colby tradition loved by many students. BMR is a student-directed musical group in which students of all class years put on a show comprised of songs from a variety of musicals. The musical is known for its humor, sparkly energy, and fun selection of songs. Since originating in the fall of 1985 by […]

by Carli Jaff· · 0 comments · Arts & Entertainment
Thilly discusses research, new teaching role

Thilly discusses research, new teaching role

Young and vigorous, the new Faculty Fellow in East Asian Studies and History Professor Peter Thilly always engages students in class. However, Thilly’s office tells a different story. A single book and a desktop computer are the only items on his desk, and the decoration of the wall is even simpler: two East-Asian-style posters with graceful Chinese women dressed in […]

by Carli Jaff· · 0 comments · Features