Articles by: Jamie Schwartz

Overcrowding: Limited space in Colby dorms

“Why is my child in a room that is simply too small for three people?” “How is it fair if my child can’t comfortably study in his room without being a foot away from his sleeping roommate at night?” “Why are we paying the same amount for housing as other students whose living situations aren’t compromised?” These are just a […]

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New faces at Colby

New faces at Colby

This academic year, Colby welcomes 41 new faculty members to Mayflower Hill. They represent 23 different departments, come from all over the world, and have had countless experiences that influence where they are today and the work in which they engage. The Echo was lucky enough  to pick the brains of 12 of these professors, each of whom were willing […]

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Two All-Americans for Skiing

Two All-Americans for Skiing

Four athletes traveled to Steamboat Springs, Colorado last weekend to compete in the NCAA championships and two skiers earned All-American honors.

Investigating the Closure of Colby Favorite, Papa Johns

Investigating the Closure of Colby Favorite, Papa Johns

The rumors that have been taking Yik Yak by storm are true: to the disappointment of Colby students and Waterville locals, the Waterville Papa John’s, formerly located on Kennedy Memorial Drive, has officially closed their doors for business. Luckily, Domino’s and Waterville House of Pizza (WHOP) are in the clear, but for all of the Papa John’s fans out there, […]

W. Hockey comes up short in playoffs

Colby Women’s Hockey came up short in the first round of the NESCAC playoffs after their loss to top-seeded Middlebury College. This marked the end of their season, in which they finished 6-16-3 overall.

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M. Bball suffers quarterfinal loss

The Colby men’s basketball team enjoyed success in their final weekend of league play, beating Connecticut College and Wesleyan University on last Friday and Saturday, respectively. The Mules had hoped to use the  momentum in their NESCAC Championship Quarterfinal game against Trinity this past Saturday, but fell 71-60 to the Bantams. “While the loss was really disappointing, our seven seniors […]

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High stakes: debate on medical marijuana

High stakes: debate on medical marijuana

On Monday, February 22, the City Planning Board had a public hearing in Waterville to draft an ordinance that would govern the use and legalization of marijuana and its infrastructure. The Planning Board failed to reach an agreement regarding where marijuana dispensaries could be located and the restrictions would govern them. The debate ended in a vote to revisit the […]

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DePre Family Capitalizes on Colby Connection, Invests in Waterville

DePre Family Capitalizes on Colby Connection, Invests in Waterville

On December 9 2015, President David A. Greene officially announced his plans for an economic developmental project that would revitalize downtown Waterville. Partnering with Collaborative Consulting, Greene promised that the project will bring 200 high quality jobs to support individuals and families under a new economic model. Furthermore, the Colby community will be able utilize the internships and professional opportunities […]

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W. Ice Hockey opens 2-2

The Colby Women’s hockey team opened the season 2-2 following wins against Bates and the University of Southern Maine. The Mules travel to Clinton, New York to take on Hamilton on the weekend of December 4.

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Swimming prepares for coming season

With a talented incoming freshman class, new leadership, and many goals in mind, the Colby swim team hopes to make big strides towards a winning season. After the men and women placed 10th and ninth respectively at the NESCAC Championships last year, both teams are hoping to further the  potential that began to show late in the regular season last […]

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