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Italian Market to Open in Waterville

Italian Market to Open in Waterville

Candace and Tom Savinelli, owners of popular Waterville bakery and deli Holy Cannoli, are opening their second storefront downtown, a market specializing in Italian foodstuffs.

Pen to Paper: “Parque María Luisa”

Was muddled pond water and scaling wrought-iron fences. Soggy Cruzcampo wrappers and tattered tobacco rollers etched into turf. Groves of orange trees created a hideout of citrus and mint, covering us from the ay guapa and the chica, chica, es su hombre? of town. The checkered blanket stolen from your Señora. A bottle of white hucked against the tree bark, […]

Museum’s Fall Open House draws crowds

Museum’s Fall Open House draws crowds

The Colby College Museum of Art reopened its doors to the public through its Fall Open House on Thursday, September 24, 2015. From 6 to 6:30 p.m., visitors could meet and mingle in the William D. Adam’s Gallery, surrounded by artist Peter Soriano’s new installation: “Permanent Maintenance”. Accompanied by food, drink, and light music, nearly 200 guests both from the […]

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 […]

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

Those who puke shouldn’t have to juke medical care

“I honestly don’t think I’d call security unless I was, like, sure you were dying.” It may have only been two-seconds of eavesdropping as I passed a group of first-year girls while hiking up to the apartments, but this sentiment is hardly a lone occurrence. Over the past three years, I’ve written multiple pieces about my distaste of the College’s […]

Katherine Boo announced as 2015 Lovejoy recipient

Katherine Boo announced as 2015 Lovejoy recipient

On August 28, the College announced Pulitzer Prize-winning author Katherine Boo as the 2015 recipient of the Elijah Parish Lovejoy Award. The award, established in 1952, honors a member of the journalism profession who continues Elijah Parish Lovejoy’s ’26 heritage of fearlessness and courage in the media. Katherine Boo is a staff writer for the New Yorker and author of […]

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Artist Peter Soriano on his new Museum installation

Artist Peter Soriano on his new Museum installation

This year the Colby College Museum of Art will be formally opening its doors to the public on Thursday, September 24, 2015, at the annual Fall Open House. A large part of what makes the night so exciting is that it will be the first occasion to view one of the newest additions to the Museum’s collection. The artwork in […]

Softball and baseball fields near completion

Softball and baseball fields near completion

Construction on the College’s new baseball and softball facilities continues on time, marching towards an expected completion date of October 31. The new fields are just one of many improvements made to campus over the summer, and are expected to provide numerous benefits not only for Colby Baseball and Softball, but also the College and Waterville communities as a whole. […]

by Will Levesque· · 0 comments · Editor Pick Sports, Featured, Sports
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 […]

THE ESSENTIAL GUIDE TO FOOD IN WATERVILLE

THE ESSENTIAL GUIDE TO FOOD IN WATERVILLE

Let us take your taste buds on a journey through the restaurants, cafes, diners and pubs of Waterville, Maine!Purple Cow House of Pancakes$ | 6 US-201, Waterville, ME 04901If you want a classic Maine Sunday brunch, Purple Cow is the place to be. With a menu more expansive than one can possibly explain (i.e. prime rib is on the menu next […]

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