Joerose Tharakan ’08 is the Young Alumni Trustee, a position reserved for alumni who graduated within the past five to eight years. Tharakan, who held the position since 2013, brings an important perspective as a recent graduate to the activities of the board and has been working on development initiatives for the College. During Trustees Weekend, Tharakan shared with the […]
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First-year students face decision to declare major and professional path.
The single largest specter hanging over every college graduate’s head is the fear of unemployment. Especially for those pursuing creative careers, trying to find a job after graduation (let alone one you actually want) is daunting and at times seems impossible. However, one wouldn’t know this talking to Megan Lasher ’15, who went from graduating last May to becoming a […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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.
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.
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.”
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.