Articles by: Eliza Adams

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Annual Harry Potter night delights in Foss

Last Thursday, Foss was busier than usual during dinnertime. Colby students and professors alike flocked down to the dining hall dressed as witches, wizards, and goblins. However, this wasn’t any ordinary Halloween celebration. This was Foss’s annual Harry Potter-themed dinner. Student Programming Board, Harry Potter Club, and the Dining Hall staff converted the space into Hogwarts’ Great Hall – the […]

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Barista Maggie Burgos ’18 talks with students studying in the renovated coffee house.

Newly renovated Mary Low Coffeehouse becomes student life hub

With fall comes radiant foliage, a crisp chill to the air, and, of course pumpkin spice everything. This semester, there is no need to drive downtown to enjoy a hot pumpkin beverage in a cozy café setting: the newly renovated Mary Low Coffeehouse is an inviting spot to hit the books and have a delicious treat. The space not only […]

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Davis Connects: more than a new career center building

Davis Connects: more than a new career center building

If you’ve enjoyed a meal at Bob’s or a concert in Bixler this year, you’ve most likely passed by the newly renovated Grossman Hall – home of DavisConnects. The programming for DavisConnects was made possible through the generosity of the Davis Family and the trustee of its charitable foundation Andrew A. Davis, `85, LL.D. `15. The funds are aimed to […]

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On returning from abroad

On returning from abroad

Last semester, I traded Foss grilled cheeses for Irish scones and Maine hiking for exploring the Cliffs of Moher. I was surrounded by Irish brogues everywhere I went, and butter became a fifth food group. Spending five months in Cork, Ireland was absolutely incredible, but my pace of life was a stark contrast from my days at Colby. Suddenly, I […]

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Student perspective: The ups and downs of studying abroad

Student perspective: The ups and downs of studying abroad

The Newark airport on Jan. 9th was business as usual: hoards of exasperated travelers snaking through the TSA line at a rate of one inch per minute. A few feet away, I was in a frenzy, manically redistributing my 60- plus pounds of luggage to adhere to the 50-pound checked bag limit. Sweat beads forming, I finally managed to zip […]

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Powder and Wig illuminates the power of memory in “The Glass Menagerie”

Powder and Wig illuminates the power of memory in “The Glass Menagerie”

The blackbox cellar theater in Runnals was standing-room only Friday night for Powder and Wig’s debut of their latest play, Tennessee Williams’ “The Glass Menagerie.” With a small, but stellar cast of Chelsea Regan ’17, Jay Huskins ’18, Colleen Wright ’19, and Joseph Malionek ’17, the group delivered a truly unforgettable performance. The show follows the dynamics of a small […]

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Pequod senior editors call for art and literature submissions

Pequod senior editors call for art and literature submissions

It’s that time of year again: The Pequod, Colby’s student-run publication featuring creative work from artists and writers, is accepting submissions for its fall edition. The magazine has been an integral part of Colby’s Creative Writing program since 1968. Though faculty largely oversaw the submission and acceptance process in the past, recently The Pequod has relied primarily on students for […]

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