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New College subcommittee refines academic honesty policies

New College subcommittee refines academic honesty policies

A new college committee redefined the academic honesty policy, aiming to make it an intrinsic part of the College community.

Jackson brings journalism experience to the College

Jackson brings journalism experience to the College

Last month, President David A. Greene announced Ruth Jackson’s new position as Vice President of Communications. Jackson began working at the College in 2004, and prior to her current position, she held four positions within the Communications department. When interviewed, Jackson noted that when she was first hired, she only expected to stay for three to five years, since at […]

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Sovereignty order revoked between State and Native American tribes

Sovereignty order revoked between State and Native American tribes

An executive order issued by Governor Paul LePage has unexpectedly changed the nature of the relationship between the State of Maine and four federally recognized Native American tribes. On Sat. April 16, Gov. LePage issued an executive order rescinding an order that he issued in 2011 to facilitate cooperation and communication between state government and individual tribes. The original order, […]

SGA’s Tastes of the Town invites local businesses

SGA’s Tastes of the Town invites local businesses

SGA recently organized Tastes of the Town as part of the initiative to connect Colby students with the greater Waterville community. Local businesses such as Selah Tea, Downtown Smoothie and Grammy Kay’s have come to campus in recent weeks to showcase their food in Bobby Silberman in the hopes of bringing students out of the Colby bubble. Tastes of the […]

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Mr. Buffett’s Maine contribution

Mr. Buffett’s Maine contribution

On the weekend of May 1, I attended the 50th annual Berkshire Hathaway shareholders’ meeting in Omaha, Nebraska with my Dad. Frequent attendees and first time visitors like myself arrived to a city bursting at its seams. My Dad and I arrived in front of the CenturyLink Center (capacity 17,500) at around 5:30 a.m. on Saturday morning, and stood in […]

SGA completes ’14-’15 agenda

SGA completes ’14-’15 agenda

At the most recent Student Government Association (SGA) meeting, Dean of Students Jim Terhune put forth a motion on behalf of the College Affairs Committee (CAC) and the Academic Affairs Committee (AAC). The proposal involves a new procedural system for violations of the academic honesty policy. This system aims to redesign the process as a “relational one” as opposed to […]

Women’s lacrosse season ends at quarterfinals

Women’s lacrosse season ends at quarterfinals

As has seemingly become a tradition over the last few years, Colby women’s lacrosse played yet another extremely close, one-point game against Bowdoin. Unfortunately for the Mules, the hard fought 12-11 NESCAC Quarterfinal loss would be their last of the year, capping off a largely successful season. Because every game against the Polar Bears since 2010 has been decided by […]

Matt Proto discusses past experiences and plans for Colby

Matt Proto discusses past experiences and plans for Colby

Echo: What are your initial impressions of Colby and of Maine in general? Matt Proto: It is clear that Colby’s community is one of its most defining features. From President Greene’s enthusiastic leadership to faculty who value working with dynamic students to alumni who are making a positive impact, the strong sense of community permeates throughout the College. Colby’s commitment […]

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