Articles by: Peg Schreiner

Campus celebrates first snow day since 1998

Campus celebrates first snow day since 1998

Students rejoiced on Mayflower Hill after receiving an email from Vice President for Student Affairs and Dean of Students Jim Terhune announcing that classes and athletic practices would be cancelled Tuesday, January 27 due to a severe winter snowstorm. The storm, deemed “Juno” by meteorologists, ended the College’s 17-year streak of no class cancellations due to weather. In light of […]

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Quarry Road gears up for winter 2014

Quarry Road gears up for winter 2014

Quarry Road, the year-round recreation area a mere half-mile from campus, is beginning to gear up for its winter season. While road races and wellness fairs characterize summers at Quarry Road, winters bring opportunities for cross-country skiers and outdoor enthusiasts alike. The 200-plus acres have attracted both the Waterville and Colby community since the 1930s, when it consisted mostly of […]

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This week in NESCAC news: Bates College cancels Halloween tradition

In the past week, NESCAC schools have made many changes, from improved policies to new campus programs. Following Amherst College’s lead from a few weeks ago, in which the administration implemented strategies to increase awareness of Title IX policies on campus, Bowdoin College announced proposed changes to their own sexual assault policies. The school plans to add a gender-based violence […]

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