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Volleyball earns two wins

The Colby Women’s Volleyball Team opened NESCAC play this weekend with a pair of impressive 3-0 victories over Trinity College (0-2 NESCAC, 2-4 overall) and Wesleyan University (0-2 NESCAC, 3-3 overall). The Mules (2-0 NESCAC 5-3 overall) maintained their undefeated home record in the budding new season. Colby began their weekend slate on Friday evening against Trinity in front of […]

by Andrew D'Anieri· · 0 comments · Sports, Uncategorized

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Softball ends on a high note

Despite not making the playoffs, the Colby softball team was able to end their season on a high note with a win at home against rival Bates. Behind a four RBI performance from Skylar Labbie ’18, the Mules were able to take down the Bobcats by a score of 8-2. Colby also got support from Erica Pulford ’15, who had […]

by Dan Hyszczak· · 0 comments · Sports, Uncategorized
Sommers ’17 helps Mules

Sommers ’17 helps Mules

This past weekend, a handful of Mules travelled down to Cambridge, Mass. to participate in the Open New England Men’s Outdoor Track and Field Championships hosted by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. At the end of the weekend, Brian Sommers ’17 continued his dominance of the 400-meter dash as he brought home first place at the championship. Because runners from […]

by Russ Ollis· · 0 comments · Sports, Uncategorized
Women’s lacrosse season ends at quarterfinals

Women’s lacrosse season ends at quarterfinals

As has seemingly become a tradition over the last few years, Colby women’s lacrosse played yet another extremely close, one-point game against Bowdoin. Unfortunately for the Mules, the hard fought 12-11 NESCAC Quarterfinal loss would be their last of the year, capping off a largely successful season. Because every game against the Polar Bears since 2010 has been decided by […]

Teach For America’s Critical Role

By Natalie Tortorella ‘14 (Teach For America – Lynn, MA) A few weeks ago, the Echo ran a critical article on Teach For America—the program through which I now teach fifth grade math in Lynn, MA. As a Colby alum, I was disappointed to see such an uninformed piece on a program that plays such an essential role in the […]

My Inner Teddy

“Americans love a winner and will not tolerate a loser. Americans play to win all the time. That’s why Americans have never lost and will never lose…the very thought of losing is hateful to Americans.” -George S. Patton, 1944 “Stop with the wins! We want the draft pick!” “Time to put the tank in full motion. Enough with the meaningless […]

by Kiernan Somers· · 0 comments · Uncategorized

SGA test-runs shuttle service

With President David Greene’s inspiring leadership, administration and student organizations have been working toward continuing and rebuilding the relationship between the Colby community and the city of Waterville. Greene has worked with the College’s Student Government Association (SGA) to plan a Waterville shuttle service that would help serve student transportation needs and also strengthen the bond between Colby and Waterville. […]

by Simone Leung· · 0 comments · Local, Uncategorized

Men’s Hockey Ties Hamilton, falls to 5-12-3

The Colby men’s hockey team (2-9-3 in NESCAC competition) won’t accept moral victories, not at this critical juncture of its season. With just four games to go, the team finds itself in ninth place in the league, one place shy of reaching the conference tournament and a chance to compete for a NESCAC title. As each game passes by, the […]

by Danny Kossow· · 0 comments · Sports, Uncategorized
Students celebrate birthdays of children in homeless shelters across Maine

Students celebrate birthdays of children in homeless shelters across Maine

On a special day once a year, someone turns older, wiser and takes a step forward in their life. This day is otherwise known as a birthday, a day that one usually associates with celebration, presents and happiness. Although some of us may be lucky to celebrate our birthdays in this traditional fashion, children who are not as fortunate may […]

by Carli Jaff· · 0 comments · Features, Uncategorized