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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 […]

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Waterville purse snatcher sentenced

Waterville purse snatcher sentenced

            Jesse J. Peterson of Pittsfield, ME, was sentenced to 60 days in jail followed by two years of probation on September 29, after being arrested for theft and possession of drugs. Peterson pled guilty to unlawful possession of cocaine and unauthorized theft, crimes that occurred on June 9 in downtown Waterville. His lawyer also […]

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 […]

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Rugby defeats Maine rival

Rugby defeats Maine rival

The Colby Men’s Rugby team started their season on September 20 at home under the lights against the University of Maine Farmington. A large crowd filled with parents, friends, and professors supported the Mules as they opened their season. Jonathan Cabour ’17 scored the first try of the 2015 fall season for the Mules as they fell 29-5 to a […]

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 […]

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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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