Articles by: Peg Schreiner

Event series explores campus issues surrounding consent

Event series explores campus issues surrounding consent

This past week, the Athletics Department, the Dean of Students Office, the Student Government Association (SGA), the Pugh Community Board (PCB), and Student Health on Campus (SHOC) sponsored Consent Fest. Consent Fest is a weeklong event series, which aims to help the Mayflower Hill community better understand the practice of and issues surrounding consent, according to emails sent by SGA. […]

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Class of 2017 Presidents Platforms: Tanya Kureishi ’17 & Charlie Beck ’17

Guess what? We want to be your senior class co-presidents for the upcoming year! We are extremely passionate and energized to take on this role to further establish and encourage positive change in our community. We will work endlessly to leave behind a legacy for the class of 2017 that ensures continuous change for years to come. As rising seniors […]

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Class of 2017 Presidents Platform: Grace Dunn ’17 & Muheb Esmat ’17

Wow…how time has flown by. We are almost SENIORS. It is scary, emotional, yet super exciting. Grace Dunn and Muheb Esmat want to make it the best year yet, do you? Muheb is a member of the Hall Staff, a peer sexual violence educator and a member on the Student Advisory Board for the Colby Museum of Art. He has […]

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SGA President & VP Platform: Matt Hawkins ’17 & Jenner Foster ’17

Thanks for reading! Our names our Matt and Jenner are we running to become the President and Vice President of the Student Government. We are both juniors who have been on SGA in the past and have been working together on projects for almost a year and a half. We want to emphasize that the President and Vice President are […]

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SGA President & VP Platform: Anita Guaman ’17 & Aaliyah Michelle Bell ’17

Hello Colby! We want to be your next SGA President and Vice President. Our multiple experiences in leadership positions, continuous curiosity for new concepts, and yearning to hear all voices make us great candidates. We are running because we cannot mentally and socially attend this institution without sincere accountability efforts aimed towards all aspects on and off this campus. We […]

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NESCACs focus on inclusion policies, face setbacks

NESCACs focus on inclusion policies, face setbacks

This week, the NESCAC delivered many examples of colleges working through barriers to create more inclusive communities. At Wesleyan University, according to a report in the Argus, the University’s Equity Task Force held a student forum to “solicit student feedback about the findings and recommendations put forth in its interim report.” Both faculty and students run the task force, which […]

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Nelson and Kenniston announce new HoPE housing option

Nelson and Kenniston announce new HoPE housing option

New to housing options for the 2016-2017 academic year is the Hall of Purpose Exploration (HoPE) residential community. The initiative, which has been spearheaded by Dean of Religious and Spiritual Life Kurt Nelson, aims to create a community “dedicated to asking questions about purposeful work, meaningful lives, and community connections,” according to an email from Campus Life. The HoPE housing […]

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Rosengren ’79 delivers economic policy talk

Rosengren ’79 delivers economic policy talk

On February 16, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston and soon-to-be chair of the College’s Board of Trustees Eric Rosengren ’79 P’12 spoke to the College community about domestic monetary policy. The talk, titled “Prospects for Returning to More Conventional Monetary Policy,” drew a large crowd to Ostrove Auditorium. After being introduced by Provost […]

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2016 Grammy’s run down

The 2016 Grammy Awards were held February 15 and brought some of the world’s best and most entertaining artists to the main stage. The show’s 58th rendition, which was held at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, aimed to “recognize the best recordings, compositions, and artists of the eligibility year, from October 1, 2014 to September 30, 2015,” according to […]

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College responds to Civil Discourse bias report

College responds to Civil Discourse bias report

On January 22, the College community was made aware of an alleged bias incident via a senior student’s Civil Discourse message. The described event took place inside the Alfond Senior Apartments. The student who wrote the Civil Discourse post said that the conflict arose between himself and a group of male students who reside in the Apartments. The student said […]

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