Articles by: Carli Jaff

Student interns at favorite childhood television channel, Nickelodeon

Student interns at favorite childhood television channel, Nickelodeon

Turn on any television, flip through the channels and eventually, the Nickelodeon channel will come on. The stimulating orange letters and colorful, lively cartoons constantly fill the screen and have entertained children around the country and the world for decades. In between the television shows, commercials come on advertising exciting new shows or fun toys to play with. Although this […]

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Fireside Chats Installment I: Transparency

Beginning on October 30, 2014, the Echo will release a monthly installment featuring an interview with President David A. Greene. Each interview will cover a particular topic or issue related to the Colby community. Fireside Chats is aimed at keeping the Colby community, both on and off campus, informed about President Greene’s ideas for the future of the College, as […]

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Crowded and underwhelming

Crowded and underwhelming

    On a chilly fall night, Colby students wandered from all across campus down to the Athletic Center for the Verge Campus Fall Tour 2014 featuring Chance the Rapper. By the time I got there (which was at 10 on the dot—dinner with my parents went over time), the line snaked outside of the gym and down the sidewalk. […]

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Does Colby really need fun to have alcohol?

Parents weekend/homecoming/alumni weekend (whatever you want to call it) is packed with sports games, eating, and bragging about how clean your room is (for the 48 hours that your parents are there). Somehow, I found time to check my Yik Yak during all of these exciting events. I came across some hilarious Yaks from alumni, hip parents who are part […]

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Computer science major explores interest in  technology with innovative app development firm

Computer science major explores interest in technology with innovative app development firm

Unlock any iPhone and anyone can see the multitude of apps that litter the screen. Games, social media, weather; the types of apps that one can acquire are endless. We all use these apps everyday, without fail. However, how often do we take time to think about who creates these incredible features that we take for granted? Ryan Brandt ’16 […]

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Yakarma is a b*tch (and so am I)

I’m sitting on the comfy couches in the Echo office, waiting for a copy editor to finish the edits for my section. I pick up my phone, do my traditional Facebook and Instagram check, and then click on Yik Yak. Ah, Yik Yak. An entertaining, constantly updating app that will always make me laugh when I need it most. As […]

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A summer on the set of TLC’s Breaking Amish

use their summer vacation as a time to acquire an internship that can enhance his or her college education. For Sara Kaplan ’16, that internship was anything but ordinary: “This summer, I [interned] for a company called Hot Snakes Media, which is a reality and docu-series television production company based in New York City… Breaking Amish season three… was [my] […]

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New suites and singles in Roberts to be completed by 2015

New suites and singles in Roberts to be completed by 2015

The Colby community has been undergoing many changes, from the inauguration of President David A. Greene to the installation of the Davis Science Center, but the one great change that has yet to be finished is the renovation of Roberts Hall. Set to open for students in the fall of 2015, what used to be classrooms and offices will become […]

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