Articles by: Hannah Dineen

Community rethinks bar nights after over 20 citations

Community rethinks bar nights after over 20 citations

Thursday nights, dubbed “Bar Nights,” are a revered tradition among students. Each week, students go into town and enjoy what the local restaurants and bars have to offer. Be it dancing, karaoke, or rum buckets, Thursday nights are intended to add variety to the social scene for students over 21. The jovial atmosphere was interrupted, however, last Thursday, March 2, […]

Planning Board decides downtown properties

Planning Board decides downtown properties

The downtown Waterville revitalization project is progressing as the College continues with its extensive planning. This past Monday, the Waterville Planning Board discussed Colby’s plan for the downtown student apartment complex. The apartment complex will be located on part of the Waterville Concourse parking lot. The meeting covered the size of the complex, how many people are projected to be […]

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Colby Faculty and the local community

Colby Faculty and the local community

An in-depth look into the challenging and multi-faceted residency decision made by faculty.

The Fall of the Cool President

The Fall of the Cool President

In the past few elections, voters elected presidents who projected coolness (Clinton and Obama) or swagger, which George W. Bush had in spades. We saw them play the saxophone at Arsenio Hall, shoot hoops with Michael Jordan, and throw out the first pitch—a strike—in front of sold out Yankee Stadium crowd a month after 9/11. Of the six presidents before […]

Brian Long ’19: the voice of the NESCAC Story

Brian Long ’19: the voice of the NESCAC Story

Brian Long is a freshman at Colby, and if you don’t recognize his face as you walk by him on the path, you might recognize his voice. Long has been featured on the Snapchat NESCAC story several times—all short videos that show off his impressive talent of “doing voices.” The proper terminology for “doing voices” is “voice acting.” Voice acting […]

Tragedy in Paris: now what?

Tragedy in Paris: now what?

Friday night, November 13, I made a quiche at my friend Hayley’s apartment. We sipped red wine and listened to jazz music. We ate overlooking the most breathtaking view of Paris, with a front row seat to the Eiffel tower. We decided to call it an early night, and I left for the metro at about 9:30 p.m. It was […]

Rise in lead poisoning

Lewiston, Maine’s second-largest city, is trying to do something to tackle its glaring lead poisoning issue. Due to the aged infrastructure that makes up most of the city, many of the buildings are still covered in paint with unhealthy amounts of lead in it. The result is that lead poisoning in children is at three times the state average. The […]

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Seventy unemployed after Midstate Berkshire consolidates in Winslow

Low oil prices and a declining market for military defense weapons come as good news to the majority of Americans. However, for the employees of gas and weapons manufacturers around the country, this development is a cause for concern. With oil prices reaching decade lows and the demand for military defense weapons declining with them, business demand for manufacturers across […]

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