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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 […]

by Jake Bleich· · 0 comments · Editor Pick Local, Featured, Local
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 […]

by Simone Leung· · 0 comments · Featured, Features
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 […]

by Olivia Ainsworth· · 0 comments · Featured, Local
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 […]