Articles by: Zachary Bergman

SGA will now pay for Senior Week, students rejoice

SGA will now pay for Senior Week, students rejoice

The Student Government Association (SGA) will fully cover all costs associated with Senior Week for all participating seniors beginning this year. The decision came after concerns about the accessibility of Senior Week for students from low-income backgrounds were posted in the College’s Civil Discourse forum last spring. Senior Week takes place between the end of the final exam period in […]

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Colby moves up seven spots in college rankings

Colby moves up seven spots in college rankings

Colby College was ranked as the number 11 (tied with Haverford College and Smith College) national liberal arts college in the U.S. News & World Report “2020 Best Colleges Ranking,” released on Sept. 8. The College was ranked number 18 on last year’s list, tied with Harvey Mudd College, the U.S. Military Academy, and Wesleyan College. Some students were excited […]

Task Force Prepares Recommendations on Distribution Requirements

Task Force Prepares Recommendations on Distribution Requirements

After nearly three years of research and brainstorming, the Task Force on Review of All-College Distribution Requirements (DRTF) is nearing the end of its project and will likely bring a proposal for a revision of the College’s general education requirements to be voted on by the faculty by the end of the current academic year. The DRTF, which is composed […]

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An aerial perspective of Colby’s brand-new solar fields, which occupy 10 acres and provide 16 percent of Colby’s energy.

New solar fields add to College’s supply of sustainable energy

Colby’s new solar panels at the Annex have been quietly producing power for the College over the past four weeks. The 5,328 solar panels take up 10 acres of land and generate 1.5 megawatts of alternating current power, providing for 16 percent of Colby’s electricity usage. “It’s been what we call a soft start,” said Director of Operations and Maintenance […]

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Alum donates World Series memorabilia collection

Earlier this month, Kurt Cerulli ’78 donated his personal collection of baseball memorabilia containing over 300 signed baseballs and around 350 other items, including game programs, tickets, and photographs, to Colby College’s special collections. The collection is centered around the World Series, and took Cerulli 15 years to put together. Most of the autographed memorabilia was acquired by Cerulli through […]

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Interview with Harris Kim: Colby’s Candy Man

Interview with Harris Kim: Colby’s Candy Man

Echo (E): When did you start passing out candy? Kim (K): Last year’s Halloween E: Why did you start passing out candy? K: It was exam days, and I’m a very active person, I hate just sitting around doing nothing, or just staring at a bare screen, and I want to just walk around campus, and I knew people probably […]

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ME march for racial justice draws visitors from across state

The Maine March for Racial Justice, which was organized by three Colby students, Adrienne Carmack ’18, Marcques Houston ’18, and Angie Peterson ’18, began outside Colby’s Pugh Center and moved into downtown Waterville on Sunday, Oct. 1. Carmack, Houston, and Peterson began planning the event in August, but said that the most intensive parts of organizing the march took place […]

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