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¢onia’s Corner

¢onia’s Corner

Wake up in the Morning, Feeling like D-Greeney. Grab my phone, To check the weather, The degrees are in the teenies! Before I leave, Brush my teeth, And grab my jacket. And when I leave for breakfast, My head is hatted. I’m talking: Snow all on the ground, ground, The leaves are falling down, down, It’s icy all around, round. […]

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A Look at Colby’s Sustainability Efforts

A Look at Colby’s Sustainability Efforts

This article is part of a series on Colby’s sustainability. This year, Colby was ranked number one in the Association for Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE) 2019 Sustainable Campus Index. The College was also the fourth such institution to declare net zero carbon emissions. But how did Colby get to this place? “The College has had a long commitment to […]

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Student Artist Feature: Samantha Huss`23

Student Artist Feature: Samantha Huss`23

Samantha Huss is a first-year student at Colby, and music plays a big role in her life. Huss says music has been a part of her life since she was in elementary school, when she got in trouble for writing song lyrics on pieces of paper during class. At Bronxville High School in New York, she participated in musical theater, […]

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Storytime program highlights senior experiences

Storytime program highlights senior experiences

Almost every Sunday evening of the school year, the Storytime program gives seniors an opportunity to share stories about experiences that have been important to them to the rest of the Colby community. “I really think Storytime brings a unique opportunity for seniors here to tell their own personal story about their journey both within Colby and outside of Colby; […]

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Oak Institute advances human rights through fellowship

Oak Institute advances human rights through fellowship

The Oak Institute for Human Rights is the College’s hub of human rights activism. Since its inception in 1997, it has brought a front-line human rights activist to the College to serve as the Oak fellow. This role allows for activists to participate in research, writing, and reflection at the College while taking a break from their dangerous yet crucial […]

A Conversation with Colby Republicans

A Conversation with Colby Republicans

Two members of the Colby Republicans sat down with the Echo to discuss their perspectives, hopes, thoughts, and anxieties about former governor Paul LePage’s visit to campus, as well as the club’s plans for the future. Meredith Allen `21 of Dover, Massachusetts, is studying economics and data science. On campus she is the co-president of Colby Republicans, an officer and […]

Conia’s Corner

Conia’s Corner

Leaves On the ground. They’re all Coming down.   The oranges and reds Land on my head. Yellows as well, Have already been felled.   Soon this green grass Will all come to pass. And a chilly crisp white, Will sit day and night.   I’ll change out my clothes, For some of those. Which are thicker than thin, Wool […]

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Club Feature: Feminist Alliance

Club Feature: Feminist Alliance

The Feminist Alliance/Women of Color Alliance room on the second floor of the Pugh Center fills on Tuesday nights at 8 p.m. The club’s weekly meetings consist of a discussion topic and free food. This week, the topic was body positivity and the club members snacked on pizza, salad, and cookies from the Dana pack-out program. Past discussion topics have […]

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Fall

Fall

Fall. Is for all. Let’s have a Ball. Grab your friend, paul. You’ve got it all. Fall.

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Students, professors discuss midterm examinations

Students, professors discuss midterm examinations

Midterm season is in full swing on Mayflower Hill. As the middle of the fall semester approaches,  Professors are crafting their exams and students are preparing to demonstrate the knowledge they have garnered since the commencement of classes.  For professors, this means deciding both what information to include on their midterms how to assess their students’ comprehension of the material. […]