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Boulos donation to help fund athletic complex

Boulos donation to help fund athletic complex

Long-time benefactors of Colby, Sheri and Joe Boulos ’68, have committed $10 Million to support the construction of the new athletic center on campus. The gift will continue their tradition of supporting Colby Athletics, as the couple previously donated to name the Boulos Family Fitness Center in the current facility. Joe Boulos is the founder of The Boulos Company, a […]

Burst the Bubble: Waterville’s Diners

Burst the Bubble: Waterville’s Diners

Burst the Bubble is a new column in the Local News section characterized by pieces of creative writing. It’s designed to encourage Colby students to explore memorable areas in Central Maine. This week’s segment compares Early Bird, Jorgenson’s, and Big G’s. It’s a lazy Sunday morning, and I’ve just been woken up by three roommates who resemble starving puppies as […]

by Will Walkey· · 0 comments · Local
What will Colby be like in 2020? A thought exercise

What will Colby be like in 2020? A thought exercise

The College’s vision of a revitalized Waterville is becoming more of a reality than a dream, leading students to think in concrete terms about what life for a Colby student will look like in 2020. The plans for downtown include a new boutique hotel, a newly-built river walk, and a transformed Main Street. For the first time in decades, hundreds […]

Update on Board of Trustees meeting by President Greene

Update on Board of Trustees meeting by President Greene

Two weeks ago the Board of Trustees and President David Greene convened on campus for the Autumn Board of Trustees meeting. They discussed initiatives to continue their agenda to cement Colby among the world’s best liberal arts colleges. Noting the importance of keeping everyone on campus cohesive and informed as the College implements current projects, SGA is hosted a State […]

by Sierra Fuller· · 0 comments · News
Colby plans boutique hotel on revered downtown site

Colby plans boutique hotel on revered downtown site

The College is starting to put together its planned vision of a revitalized downtown Waterville. Numerous buildings on Main Street, including the former Elks Building at 13-15 Appleton Street, have already been razed and will serve as parking for future Colby needs. Meanwhile, the northeast corner of The Concourse, will be the location of a new downtown student dormitory. The […]

Seeing stars: Astronomy  Department gifted telescope

Seeing stars: Astronomy Department gifted telescope

Last Friday, Colby College became home to the largest operational viewing telescope in New England. The Young Observatory, a regional record-breaking .7 meter telescope, is four times more powerful than its predecessor the Collins Observatory. The Young Observatory, made possible by a gift from the Young family, will provide Colby students with pioneering research opportunities that were previously unattainable. Dale […]

by Jonathan Stempel· · 0 comments · News, Side Feature
Lovejoy Award to be presented to Times’ Alissa Rubin

Lovejoy Award to be presented to Times’ Alissa Rubin

Alissa Rubin, Pulitzer Prize-winning Paris bureau chief for the New York Times, will receive Colby College’s Elijah Parish Lovejoy Award for courageous journalism at 7:30 p.m. Monday, October 24, in Lorimer Chapel. The award was established in 1952 to honor Colby alumnus Elijah Parish Lovejoy (valedictorian, Class of 1826), America’s first martyr to freedom of the press. Following three incidences […]

by Louis DeVesto· · 0 comments · News
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Waterville revitalization highlights Colby/Thomas relations

Written by Kiernan Somers and Peg Schreiner On October 8, Laurie Lachance, President of Thomas College, and David A. Greene, President of Colby College, spoke together at a Business Breakfast Series event hosted by the Mid-Maine Chamber of Commerce. At the event, the two discussed both colleges’ plans for investing in downtown Waterville and how each school would continue to […]

by Kiernan Somers· · 0 comments · Editor Pick News, Featured, News

W. Soccer goes 1-3

The Colby women’s soccer team travelled to the University of New England (UNE) on October 6 looking to gather momentum for the Fall Break weekend. Despite offensive play from both sides, the game remained scoreless all through the first half, with the deadlock only being broken by a UNE goal in the 73rd minute. Katrina Holt ’19 scored in the […]

by James Burlage· · 0 comments · Sports

Men’s Cross Country places second at Maine States race

As the leaves begin to turn, the stallions of fall trot on, continuing their recent success with a second place finish at the State of Maine Championships. The Colby Men’s Cross Country team finished second out of 11 teams this past weekend. This near victory comes as no surprise, as the team has had immense success in the last month. […]

by Jacob Adner· · 0 comments · Sports