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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. […]

Center for Small Town Jewish Life to host Fall Shabbaton Oct. 25-26

Center for Small Town Jewish Life to host Fall Shabbaton Oct. 25-26

On Oct. 25-26, the Center for Small Town Jewish Life will host the sixth annual Fall Shabbaton on campus. The Shabbaton celebrates the best of Jewish life and includes a weekend full of song, learning, meals, prayer, and outdoor exploration. Several guests will appear at the Shabbaton.  First, scholar in residence Dr. Ruth Calderon will discuss Israeli culture and society. […]

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Jewish High Holidays Cause Reflection

Jewish High Holidays Cause Reflection

The Jewish High Holidays of Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur have come and passed. Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, began Sept. 29 at sundown and ended on Oct. 1 at sundown. Yom Kippur, the day of atonement, was Oct. 8 at sundown and lasted until sundown the next day. All Jewish holidays span from sundown to sundown and are […]

A Conversation with JJ Jackson, Interim Dean of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

A Conversation with JJ Jackson, Interim Dean of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

This academic year the College welcomed Interim Dean of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion  (DEI) JJ Jackson. As the college continues its search for a permanent DEI Dean, JJ Jackson brings 38 years of experience in higher education to investigating the best recommendations for the College’s future. The Echo sat down with her to find out what’s up her sleeve for […]

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Thomas College Names School of Education for Peter and Paula Lunder

Thomas College Names School of Education for Peter and Paula Lunder

In a ceremony on Sept. 16, Thomas College honored Peter ‘56 and Paula Lunder. The newly minted Peter and Paula Lunder School of Education celebrates the Waterville natives, whose gift of more than five million dollars financed the Center for Innovation in Education. Thomas administrators and students, as well as local education advocates and business leaders, attended the naming ceremony […]

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1,500 visitors for Homecoming Weekend — who’s missing out?

1,500 visitors for Homecoming Weekend — who’s missing out?

From Oct. 4 to 6, Family Homecoming weekend will once again take place at the College. Throughout the three days, 1,500 parents, friends, and alumni will make the trip to Mayflower Hill to spend time with their loved ones, watch them compete in sporting events, and enjoy a closer glimpse into what their daily lives at the College look like. […]

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