Articles by: Drew Ladner

Men’s lacrosse captures and maintains early lead in first win of the season

Men’s lacrosse captures and maintains early lead in first win of the season

After calling a timeout with 2:05 left to play in the game, Coach Guy Van Arsdale looked on from the sidelines as Colby Men’s Lacrosse worked the ball around the field, bleeding the clock until Kevin Seiler ’17 scored an unassisted goal on a wide open net. The goal secured the team’s 8-5 win over Trinity College and gave Van […]

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Women’s basketball outmatched in semifinals loss to Amherst

Women’s basketball outmatched in semifinals loss to Amherst

With three minutes left in the game, Amherst took the ball up the court with a 53-32 lead. The point guard hesitated at the top of the key before making her move toward the basket. Strong defense from Caitlyn Nolan ’17 forced the guard to stop and make a hasty pass to an incoming teammate. The pass was mishandled and […]

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Skiing continues success at University of Vermont Carnival

Skiing continues success at University of Vermont Carnival

It was in the powdery terrain of Stowe Mountain that Mardi Haskell ’17 began her second slalom run of the day. 58.69 seconds later, she crossed the finish line. It was the slower of her two runs, but it was enough to move Haskell into second place, where she finished just 1.32 seconds behind Dartmouth’s Alexa Dlouhy. Haskell’s second place […]

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The Cheap Seats with Delaney Flynn ’17

The Cheap Seats with Delaney Flynn ’17

In this edition of the Cheap Seats, we sit down with Women’s Hockey forward Delaney Flynn ’17 to discuss her favorite hockey moment, pregame music, spirit animals, and the apocalypse. Echo: What’s your pregame music? Delaney Flynn: “Make it Rain” by Fat Joe, DMX, and “The Climb” by Miley Cyrus. Echo: The apocalypse has begun. What are three items you […]

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Football finishes 3-5 season with win over rival Bowdoin

Football finishes 3-5 season with win over rival Bowdoin

With the score 22-10 and 5:45 left in the game, Colby offense began its possession at midfield, hoping to create an opportunity to extend the team’s lead. 11 seconds later, the possession was over and six more points were on the board. Running back Jabari Hurdle-Price ’17 had just smoked the Bowdoin defense for a 50-yard touchdown run. The crowd […]

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Khalid Ablaih talks about life as a political cartoonist

Khalid Ablaih talks about life as a political cartoonist

“Every time I post something, I don’t know what’s going to happen.” Those were the words of political cartoonist Khalid Albaih, Colby’s 2016 Oak fellow. The position was originally established in 1998, when, the Oak Institute for the Study of International Human Rights created an annual fellowship. According to the institute’s mission statement, the fellowship “provides the opportunity for a […]

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Miller Library: the history of Colby campus’ centerpiece

Miller Library: the history of Colby campus’ centerpiece

From staying up late on the third floor trying to cram for an exam to scrambling to print out an assignment last-minute, many Colby students spend hours in Miller Library. The library is the focal point of the College. Though students recognize that it has a long history, not many actually know its background. While Colby continues to push forward […]

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Lily Herrmann ’19 on her fall campaign work

Lily Herrmann ’19 on her fall campaign work

For many years, college campuses have been hotspots for political discussions. Between campus protests and political clubs, many students today feel the need to be politically active and to work toward change. This attitude is as prevalent at Colby, where many students choose to become government majors and partake in political activism. Amongst all the political discussions about the upcoming […]

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Environmental Studies majors talk summer internships

Environmental Studies majors talk summer internships

The experiences Colby students have over the summer vary greatly.  For some, it is a time of relaxation, for others a time of work.  For a select group of Environmental Studies (ES) majors, it means getting a precious opportunity to intern for an environmental organization.  That is because of the Environmental Studies stipend program, where ES majors submit applications for […]

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Tonic Engine: First-year students start new band

On one of the final frigid evenings of JanPlan, Tom Crisp ’19 decided to wander over to Dana.  There, he met a student he had seen around campus a few times.  He and the girl chatted for a bit about music, specifically about Crisp’s favorite band Neutral Milk Hotel. “After we talked for about five minutes or so she said […]

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