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Political correctness is (mostly) correct

Political correctness is (mostly) correct

Before I move into the heart of my opinion this week, I’d like to thank you all. Over the past three years, I’ve published an opinion piece in the Echo nearly every week. It’s become a ritual that I savor, not just because it makes me feel like a minor political pundit or some kind of anti-administration activist. I value […]

Colby tradition, a dieing culture

Colby tradition, a dieing culture

Did you know that Beer Die was created at Colby in 1978 by a group of students? If not, you’re not alone. In a recent survey, only 47 percent of participants knew this fact about Colby’s history. So what happened to the Colby legacy that used to be a prevalent feature of the Colby culture? And why do so few […]

by Misha Strage· · 8 comments · Opinion
Apology culture erodes institutions

Apology culture erodes institutions

Please note that I do not have the authority to speak on behalf of the editorial staff. The following piece reflects my own opinions, just as every opinion article has always reflected the views of the writer and not the Echo. At times I present undisclosed or privileged information, not to abuse the standing of my position, but to bring […]

Sexual Healing: Senior Girls Want Action

Sexual Healing: Senior Girls Want Action

By Dylan Alles, Amanda Corwin, Mimi Dobelle, Molly Feldstein, Zoe Gaffney, Lindsay Gallo, Lauren Gluck, Sarah Grady, Alex Heisler, Mikaela Johnson, Morgan Larrabee, Emily Malinowski, Kelly McCarthy, Shannon Oleynik, Caroline Vaughan, Caelin Weiss, and Julie Wolpow

‘Drunk friends’ are not loose ends

‘Drunk friends’ are not loose ends

It’s the weekend and you can finally go out to release the built-up stress of the previous week. Excitement for the night out is felt all around campus and the anticipation of debauchery is high. You start with your core group of friends, maybe your team, classmates, or roommate. These are the people you comfortably go to and consider your […]

by Merrill Read· · 0 comments · Opinion