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Field Hockey opens strong

Colby field hockey head coach Kelly Terwilliger made her debut on September 7 at home against crosstown rival Thomas College. The Mules dominated their opponents in all aspects of the game, ending with a 34-3 shot advantage and a 6-1 victory. Merrill Read `19 and McKayla Blanch `17 each notched two goals to help lead the Mules to victory. Read […]

Greene shares thoughts on Spring Board meeting

Greene shares thoughts on Spring Board meeting

“I am consistently encouraged by the support of our trustees, as well as by the efforts I see across campus to ensure the very best intellectual experience for our students and faculty,” President David A. Greene wrote in an Official Notice email to the campus on April 18. That past week, Greene had met with the Board of Trustees for […]

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Architectural rendering of the Spa, courtesy of Bon Appétit.

Administration announces new food provider

The Palo Alto, CA based on-site restaurant company, Bon Appétit Management Company, was recently announced as the new dining services provider for Colby. The announcement ended a longstanding agreement with current dining service provider, Sodexo. Bon Appétit was selected by a special advisory group which included students, faculty, and administrators. Bon Appétit was founded in 1987 with the mission of […]

Young Alumni Trustee Joerose Tharakan ’08

Young Alumni Trustee Joerose Tharakan ’08

Joerose Tharakan ’08 is the Young Alumni Trustee, a position reserved for alumni who graduated within the past five to eight years. Tharakan, who held the position since 2013, brings  an important perspective as a recent graduate to the activities of the board and has been working on development initiatives for the College. During Trustees Weekend, Tharakan shared with the […]

Protests against violence erupt during big weekend

Several incidents of violence on campus lead to two campus protests.

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Students, faculty listen in to experiences of violence on campus

Students, faculty listen in to experiences of violence on campus

“You will not know what it feels like until it happens to you…but I hope you can try,” said Mattie Wyndham ’19, as she recounted her experiences to members of the Colby community gathered to listen to the experiences detailed by ten different students. Sponsored by the Oak Student Committee—of the Oak Institute for the Study of International Human Rights—the […]

Two All-Americans for Skiing

Two All-Americans for Skiing

Four athletes traveled to Steamboat Springs, Colorado last weekend to compete in the NCAA championships and two skiers earned All-American honors.

New Fly Fishing Club sets sights on Maine nature

New Fly Fishing Club sets sights on Maine nature

The Fly Fishing Club, organized by Gracie Baldwin ’16, is a new club dedicated to providing Colby students with opportunities to go fly fishing, a method of fishing in which the fly acts as a substitute for bait.  Without bait, a person must rely a lot more on their skill in order to bring in the fish,  “People call it […]

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Investigating the Closure of Colby Favorite, Papa Johns

Investigating the Closure of Colby Favorite, Papa Johns

The rumors that have been taking Yik Yak by storm are true: to the disappointment of Colby students and Waterville locals, the Waterville Papa John’s, formerly located on Kennedy Memorial Drive, has officially closed their doors for business. Luckily, Domino’s and Waterville House of Pizza (WHOP) are in the clear, but for all of the Papa John’s fans out there, […]

Nelson and Kenniston announce new HoPE housing option

Nelson and Kenniston announce new HoPE housing option

New to housing options for the 2016-2017 academic year is the Hall of Purpose Exploration (HoPE) residential community. The initiative, which has been spearheaded by Dean of Religious and Spiritual Life Kurt Nelson, aims to create a community “dedicated to asking questions about purposeful work, meaningful lives, and community connections,” according to an email from Campus Life. The HoPE housing […]

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