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Exploring Portland: Concerts and More

Exploring Portland: Concerts and More

Given that Colby is situated in a rural  setting, many students feel that there is not much to do on the weekends besides sports games, homework, and a classic Saturday night in the senior apartments. However, just an hour and 15 minutes away lies the coastal city of Portland. “Not enough students take advantage of Portland. There’s so much to […]

by Charlotte Marratta· · 0 comments · Arts & Entertainment
Survey results compiled from 108 Colby students, ranking their top choice of local dinner restaurants. Students were asked to rank options on a scale of one to five.

College students rank local restaurants in survey

Foss’ Friday burrito bar and Dana’s ice cream selection can only satisfy students’ cravings for so long. As a result, many students opt for an occasional meal downtown, “It is a great way to explore the surrounding area and get a break from the usual campus fare,” said Grant Alenson ’18.  The Echo encourages students to explore Waterville and its […]

by Walker Foehl· · 0 comments · Local

Rêve Cycling: halfway to SoulCycle

It’s not breaking news that indoor cycling has taken the fitness world by storm. Whether you prefer to be part of the tribe at SoulCycle or battle it out for the top spot in FlyWheel, you’ve heard of spinning, and have probably tried it (or have at least been tempted to). This past summer, SoulCycle filed for an IPO after […]

by Gillian Katz· · 0 comments · Local

Portland election for new mayor

Portland residents have a larger political responsibility than most other Mainers within the coming year. Not only will they follow the primaries and presidential election, but they also have the duty to elect a mayor in 2015. Currently two candidates—Tom MacMillan of the Green Independent Party and State Senator Ethan Strimling—are challenging the incumbent, Mayor Michael Brennan. Brennan made history […]

by Meredith Keenan· · 0 comments · Editor Pick Local, Local