Articles by: Gretchen O'Brien

Beer Review: Love for the G string

Beer Review: Love for the G string

Recently, one of my roommates and I decided that every week we want to try a new Maine brewed beer. Last week, when I was buying groceries at Hannafords, I was drawn to a beer by Funky Bow beer company, located in Lyman, Maine. The beer, cleverly named G-String, has a colorful can with a picture of a banjo on […]

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Our house, our rules: a defense of off-campus living

Our house, our rules: a defense of off-campus living

Many Colby students are familiar with the anxiety and drama that housing stirs up towards the end of every year. An increase of students results in an increase of stress when looking for a place to live on campus. We all have our preferences. We know the places we want to live and the places that we would rather cut […]

Coffee house gets a 2017 update

Coffee house gets a 2017 update

Stepping into the new Mary Low Coffee House takes one’s breath away. It is unlike any other building on campus and was initiated and run all by Colby students. The idea, creation, design, and programming for the space were spearheaded by current and past students at Colby. Maggie Burgos `18, who is a barista at the coffee house, said that […]

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Coffee house gives 2017 update

Coffee house gives 2017 update

Stepping into the new Mary Low Coffee House takes one’s breath away. It is unlike any other building on campus and was initiated and run all by Colby students. The idea, creation, design, and programming for the space were spearheaded by current and past students at Colby. Maggie Burgos `18, who is a barista at the coffee house, said that […]

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Explore Popham Beach State Park

Explore Popham Beach State Park

As the days become shorter and winter approaches, it is very difficult to find the motivation to go on an adventure, let alone leave one’s bed. Nevertheless, Colby has amazing access to the outdoors right in its backyard, and that deserves some exploration. For those who have not ventured out of the Colby bubble, now is your chance. Before the […]

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Animal house: A case for pets at Colby

Being a Mule has many advantages; however one policy I wish would change is allowing students to have pets on campus (including mules). For me, the worst part of leaving home is saying goodbye to my dogs. Although saying goodbye to my siblings is never easy, and I do miss my parents, my dogs are definitely what I miss the […]

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