Side Feature

Brian Long ’19: the voice of the NESCAC Story

Brian Long ’19: the voice of the NESCAC Story

Brian Long is a freshman at Colby, and if you don’t recognize his face as you walk by him on the path, you might recognize his voice. Long has been featured on the Snapchat NESCAC story several times—all short videos that show off his impressive talent of “doing voices.” The proper terminology for “doing voices” is “voice acting.” Voice acting […]

Assault of elderly Waterville woman raises questions about gun control

Assault of elderly Waterville woman raises questions about gun control

The recent attack and assault of an 73-year-old woman in Waterville has sparked the discussion over gun control and whether it might be beneficial for citizens to own guns as a means of protection. The debate began when Waterville Police Chief Joe Massey voiced his opinion that this case made an argument that citizens should be able to arm themselves […]

Local alumni profile: Henry Beck ’09 Waterville state representative

Local alumni profile: Henry Beck ’09 Waterville state representative

Senior year is an unforgettable time for any Colby student, but it was especially memorable for Henry Beck ’09 (D-Waterville), who ran a successful political campaign and was sworn into the Maine House of Representatives while still on campus. Though many seniors do their best to arrange a stress-free spring semester, Beck took as many 8 a.m. classes as possible […]

Meet the Colby College Board of Trustees

Meet the Colby College Board of Trustees

At the beginning of the month, the Colby Board of Trustees convened in Boston for their annual Winter meeting. Covering topics such as professor promotion, solar energy on campus, and post-grad opportunities for students, the meeting’s agenda left President Greene “inspired by the insistence of our trustees that we hold Colby to the highest standards.” They may not be familiar […]

by Gillian Katz· · 0 comments · Editor Pick News, News, Side Feature
The student-run Colby Café to open in January

The student-run Colby Café to open in January

As was recently announced in a campus-wide email there will soon be a student-run café on Mayflower Hill, set to appear in the coming months. The Colby Café, created by the Colby Coffee Club, will be a student-run café located in the Mary Low Coffeehouse and will be operational from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m. on Thursday through Saturday nights. […]

by Grant Alenson· · 0 comments · News, Side Feature

Men’s Ice Hockey beats Bowdoin

The Colby Men’s Hockey team added an impressive victory to their resume with a shutout win over archrival Bowdoin last weekend. The Mules  played in front of a packed house on Friday night thanks to a massive showing of support from the student body. Devin Albert ’17 did not take long to get things going offensively for Colby as he […]

by Henry Dodge· · 0 comments · Side Feature, Sports, Uncategorized
State Police engaged in possible standoff in Waterville

State Police engaged in possible standoff in Waterville

The Maine State Police tactical squad has responded to reports of a armed man in the Colby Circle area of downtown Waterville. Police are potentially engaged in an armed standoff as the incident has occurred for over two hours. Multiple police agencies have responded and on scene Echo reporters have confirmed that Waterville Police crisis negotiator, Sergeant. Jennifer Weaver, is on scene. The area […]

Remembering Jack Sandler: 1980-2015

Remembering Jack Sandler: 1980-2015

Russ Ollis shares his opinions regarding the loss of his coach, Jack Sandler. Sandler passed away at the age of 35 after collapsing due to a heart attack on a treadmill. His loss was felt by the entire Colby campus, and he will be dearly missed.