Articles by: Conall Butchart

College and firm briefed students on potential future housing

College and firm briefed students on potential future housing

In the past two weeks, Colby has played host to an architectural firm investigating the current residential arrangement in order to suggest possible improvements. In an email to the student body, the Office of Campus Life urged students to make their voices heard at a meeting with these architects. “Do you have thoughts on your residence hall experience? How can […]

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Colby chapter of the Citizens’ Climate Lobby pushes for voters’ recognition of climate policy

Colby chapter of the Citizens’ Climate Lobby pushes for voters’ recognition of climate policy

On March 3, both the Waterville and Colby communities converged on the Elm, an event center, to vote in the Democratic primary and on the vaccine law referendum. The Portland Press Herald reported surging voter turnout across Maine, and in Waterville particularly. Some concerned citizens used this primary as an opportunity to highlight their concerns about climate change and about […]

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College admits over 200 students for Early Decision Rounds I and II to fill Class of 2024

College admits over 200 students for Early Decision Rounds I and II to fill Class of 2024

On Feb. 14 the College’s Early Decision II (ED2) acceptances came out for the incoming class of 2024. The second of Colby’s two Early Decision options (Early Decision 1 acceptances were published in mid-December) saw approximately 285 students enrolling in the Class of 2024 according to the Office of Admissions and Financial Aid. There are still no official yield statistics […]

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New orientation program garners mixed reviews

New orientation program garners mixed reviews

On Aug. 28, first years arrived on campus to begin their Colby experience. Not only were they new to the College campus, the students took part in a fresh iteration of the orientation experience. This new spin on orientation featured returning students as Orientation Leaders (OLs), who were in charge of guiding the first years to orientation events through debriefings […]