Articles by: Sarah Warner

Colby: Not just a cheese

Think back to the May of your senior year of highschool: every social media platform flooded with announcements of college acceptances and hallways crowded with students chatting about their plans for the future. The excitement in the air was palpable, and you probably were excited to share your decision to go to Colby. For many Colby students, however, their announcements […]

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Maine Supreme Court hears landmark medical marijuana case

In an interview with WCSH6, Gaeton Bourgoin, a former employee of Twin Rivers paper mill who became addicted to opioids after sustaining a back injury in 1989, claims to find relief in the use of medical marijuana. Now, the highest court in Maine will be deciding on whether or not his cannabis medication should be covered by his worker’s compensation […]

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Topping off ceremony marks development in downtown dorm

Topping off ceremony marks development in downtown dorm

Last Thursday morning, Sept. 28, the final steel beam for the new 10,000 square foot residential complex at 150 Main Street in downtown Waterville was signed and hoisted into place in a ceremony with Colby faculty and students as well as many residents of Waterville. Multiple speakers, including President of the college David Greene, Dean Karlene Burrell-McRae, and Waterville Mayor […]

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Trump’s Secretary of Interior recommends trees to be cut at Katahdin

Trump’s Secretary of Interior recommends trees to be cut at Katahdin

In a memorandum released last week by the Washington Post, Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke recommended President Trump allow “active timber management” at Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument, which currently emphasize the ‘traditional uses’ of the land such as hunting and snowmobiling.

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