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Administration, Security respond to pulled fire alarms

Administration, Security respond to pulled fire alarms

Since the beginning of the academic year, there have been approximately 40 incidents of fire alarms going off in residence halls, according to Security reports. Some of those have been due to relatively harmless catalysts, such as burnt toast, hair spray, and candles. However, out of those 40 incidents, nearly 20 have been related to pull stations, and deemed “non-accidental” by […]

by Grant Alenson· · 0 comments · Editor Pick News, Featured, News
Four dead, including gunman, in Oakland shooting

Four dead, including gunman, in Oakland shooting

Around 8:00 p.m. on Wednesday, multiple police agencies responded to 911 calls of a shooting on Belgrade Road in Oakland, nearby the Hume Center, a popular student hangout spot. According to a centralmaine.com report, police were seen nearby the Belgrade Road and Church Street intersection with rifles. Multiple ambulances responded to the scene and sirens could be heard from campus. […]

The Power of the Colby Card Reduced

The Power of the Colby Card Reduced

Campus Life has recently begun to roll out a new policy that limits students’ access to dorms other than their own past 10:00 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays.

Trustees, Bradley discuss multiculturalism on campus

Trustees, Bradley discuss multiculturalism on campus

On October 22, the Student Government Association (SGA) hosted a discussion on multiculturalism between members of the Board of Trustees, Senior Associate Dean for Diversity and Inclusion Tashia Bradley, and students. In an official notice email, SGA wrote that the talk would engage students about “multiculturalism, diversity and inclusion in education” and builds on the College’s commitment to “an inclusive […]

by Peg Schreiner· · 0 comments · Editor Pick News, Featured

Bill Cosby, An Honorary Colby Degree Recipient

Sexual violence and misconduct are hot topics of discussion at virtually all college campuses in the country these days, and this week’s Colby Board of Trustees Meeting was no exception.

The smoke outside of Miller Library on October 27, 2015. Photo Credit: Jake Bleich

The Library is Burning. No Actually…

The fire in the Miller Library was caused by…

Students advocate for divestment of endowment

Students advocate for divestment of endowment

The Colby Alliance for Renewable Energy (CARE) has recently hosted demonstrations and tabled in Pulver Pavilion advocating for the divestment of the Colby Endowment from fossil fuels. Colby is one of the few colleges that is currently 100% carbon neutral. Neutrality surrounds the issue of greenhouse-gas emissions. While Colby does not cause a net impact on greenhouse gas emissions on […]

by Kiernan Somers· · 1 comment · Editor Pick News, Featured, News
The College celebrates Lovejoy Convocation events

The College celebrates Lovejoy Convocation events

This past weekend, the College celebrated the merits of journalism in our country with a myriad of events surrounding the presentation of the 2015 Elijah Parish Lovejoy Journalism Award. The College established the award in 1952 and aims to reward exceptional journalistic “integrity, craftsmanship, character, intelligence, and courage,” according to the College’s website. The events began with the third annual […]

by Peg Schreiner· · 0 comments · Editor Pick News, Featured, News
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Kletzer Announces New Library Planning Group

Provost and Dean of Faculty Lori Kletzer announced the institution of a new library planning group, as per recommendation from the 2014-15 Library Committee.

by Carli Jaff· · 0 comments · Editor Pick News, News
Rosengren ’79 announced as next board chair

Rosengren ’79 announced as next board chair

On September 4, the College announced in a press release that Eric Rosengren ’79, P’12 will be the next chairman of the Board of Trustees. The an- nouncement, which was also de- livered to students in an Official Notice from President David A. Greene, came after a unanimous vote from the board. Rosengren is the president and chief executive officer […]

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