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What’s up with Heights?

What’s up with Heights?

Have you ever seen a tour heading up to The Heights to give prospective students a look at dorm life? That’s right, you haven’t.  Apropos of Jamie Schwartz ’18 in her article, “Colby’s Dorm Crisis,” I wanted to draw attention to the fact that the College seems to be content with allocating limited funds to the upkeep and repair of […]

by Nick McElroy· · 0 comments · Opinion
Sharon Corwin, Professor of Art; Carolyn Muzzy Director of the Colby College Museum of Art and Chief Curator gives her insights on the College’s place in fostering debate around art-related topics in paper and around campus.

Art that inspires debate

Socially conscious art plays an important role in our culture. It can ask us to face injustices, inequalities, and common histories. There are many examples of public artworks that take on pressing societal concerns, and Nina Oleynik ’18 gives us a compelling one in her Sept. 28 Op-Ed in the Echo that looks at Kara Walker’s powerful sculpture A Subtlety, […]

by Sharon Corwin· · 0 comments · Editor Pick Opinion, Opinion
The Early Bird Charm

The Early Bird Charm

It may seem illogical to pay for breakfast outside of Colby when you can eat for free right on campus. However, when it comes to places like Early Bird restaurant, the $8 you spend pays for more than just a plate of banana chocolate chip pancakes and a cup of coffee. When you pay for breakfast at Early Bird, you […]

by Andrew Egger· · 0 comments · Opinion