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MacLean ’15 making moves on Dancing With the Stars

MacLean ’15 making moves on Dancing With the Stars

While some Colby students don’t go into a field at all related to their major or minor, Julie MacLean ’15 used her degree in theater and dance to spring herself right into the entertainment industry. Almost immediately after graduating from the College, MacLean moved to Los Angeles, California and began her job on the ABC reality show, Dancing with the […]

On finding solitude and the ideal bathrooms on campus

The moment I felt Colby became my home was the moment I found the perfect place to drop a brick. As a first year, there’s nothing like finding that perfect place to take a shit. For the first time since you moved into a 200 square-foot room with another human, and began sharing a bathroom with 15 other people, finding […]

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Debate Society confident after first win of the year over McGill

Debate Society confident after first win of the year over McGill

On Friday, November 6, 2015, 12 members of the George E. Murray Debate Society traveled north with the intent of gaining international prestige for the campus club as they faced off against McGill’s Debating Union. The event on November 7 marked the Debate Society’s first competition of the year.

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Fireside Chats Installment V: Dorm Damage

I have real concerns when I see vandalism on campus and tampering with safety equipment. There is simply no excuse for this behavior, especially behavior that puts others in danger.

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From Policeman to Professor: The Story of Sociologist Neil Gross

From Policeman to Professor: The Story of Sociologist Neil Gross

This year, Colby is welcoming Professor Neil Gross, who is joining as a professor and as the chair of the Sociology Department here. In a recent interview, he discussed his past experiences, interests, research, and what he hopes to achieve at Colby.

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Students for Education Reform Fight for Educational Justice

Students for Education Reform Fight for Educational Justice

Club President Dylan Alles ’16 writes: “Nationally, Students for Education Reform (SFER) is a non-profit organization aimed at raising awareness and encouraging action around educational inequity in America by developing college students into grassroots organizers who fight for educational justice in their communities.”

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Gap Year Student Artur Fass Served in Estonian Army

Gap Year Student Artur Fass Served in Estonian Army

Artur Fass ’16, a history major and education minor, took a gap year in between his second and third years at Colby to serve in the Estonia army.

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AllTech leads discussion about female athletes in technology

AllTech leads discussion about female athletes in technology

Last Saturday, a dozen Colby women gathered in a Lovejoy classroom to talk about technology and sports.  The AllTech team held an information session on how to utilize an athletic mindset to position oneself for career success in technology. Colby alumnae Grace Perry ’97 and Lauren McGrath ’11 led the session. While attending the College, Perry played on the women’s […]

Project Healing Waters brings veterans and students together

Project Healing Waters brings veterans and students together

For veterans with disabilities, fly-fishing has often served as an effective form of physical and emotional rehabilitation.  Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing, Inc. is a nonprofit organization that promotes fly fishing and fly tying as a form of therapy for veterans. In addition, they organize trips for veterans and volunteers to fly fish together. On September 19, Gracie Baldwin ’16, […]

Baldwin discusses Gift of Life, recent donor match

Baldwin discusses Gift of Life, recent donor match

While all students at the College must choose to major in a certain field, many find that they can further develop their enthusiasm for their area of study outside of the classroom. Gracie Baldwin ’16 discovered her specific passion last spring while working with the Gift of Life Foundation. “Gift of Life Bone Marrow Foundation (not-for-profit) is one of two National […]