Articles by: Tyler Buckeridge

Oak Institute advances human rights through fellowship

Oak Institute advances human rights through fellowship

The Oak Institute for Human Rights is the College’s hub of human rights activism. Since its inception in 1997, it has brought a front-line human rights activist to the College to serve as the Oak fellow. This role allows for activists to participate in research, writing, and reflection at the College while taking a break from their dangerous yet crucial […]

Students, professors discuss midterm examinations

Students, professors discuss midterm examinations

Midterm season is in full swing on Mayflower Hill. As the middle of the fall semester approaches,  Professors are crafting their exams and students are preparing to demonstrate the knowledge they have garnered since the commencement of classes.  For professors, this means deciding both what information to include on their midterms how to assess their students’ comprehension of the material. […]

Student Artist Feature: First-year drummer

Student Artist Feature: First-year drummer

Chris Mellen is a first-year student at the College and an involved member of the music scene here on Mayflower Hill. Mellen hails from Lynnfield, MA, and says that from a young age music has played an integral role in his life. He relayed that his parents’  love of music is what inspired him and his brother to take up […]

Faces of Colby: Robin Shafer, Health Center nurse

Faces of Colby: Robin Shafer, Health Center nurse

Robin Shafer is a nurse in Colby’s Garrison-Foster Health Center, where she has both served and cared for the students of the College for 21 years.  In an interview with the Echo, Shafer explained that she was born and raised in Puerto Rico and Spanish was her first language. Her father’s accounting job brought her and her four older siblings […]

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