Articles by: Eileen Hopf

TD Bank must divest from DAPL

On Saturday, Feb. 11, Colby students and Waterville residents gathered outside TD Bank’s Waterville branch to protest the company’s financial support of the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL). This was only one of many protests that have taken place recently to try to stop Energy Transfer Partners (ETP) from building this pipeline. Jeanné Gilliard ’17, Four Winds Native American Alliance leader, […]

by Eileen Hopf· · 0 comments · Opinion
Bring back the Civil Discourse

Bring back the Civil Discourse

Over the summer, Colby switched from the General Announcements system to the ColbyNow system. While there are new and beneficial features of ColbyNow, this new system requires that people opt in to receiving Civil Discourse email updates, preventing campus-wide conversation. An opt-in system thus silences the discourse that we need to have to better our campus, and the College should […]

by Eileen Hopf· · 0 comments · Opinion