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Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally at Merrill Auditorium, Thursday, Aug. 4, 2016, in Portland, Main (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Health care reform: Trump’s ticking time bomb

After President Trump’s joint-address to Congress—at which he gave a rough outline of a replacement for Obamacare—Trump told reporters, “Nobody knew health care could be so complicated.” FiveThirtyEight’s Ben Casselman dryly noted that Trump’s remark drew “incredulous reactions from the approximately 100 percent of people who knew that health care could be so complicated.” Due to the scope of health […]

by James Burnett· · 0 comments · Opinion
The echo chamber at Colby

The echo chamber at Colby

The previous edition of the Echo reported that the Class of 2020 is going to be the most diverse group of students in the College’s history. This is indeed an impressive achievement; however, the Administration doesn’t want to stop there. President Greene has also pushed for the diversification of incoming professors. Creating a diverse campus with regards to economic, social, […]

by Ryan Hara· · 0 comments · Opinion
Planned Parenthood needs bipartisanship

Planned Parenthood needs bipartisanship

“Would you like to support a woman’s right to choose?” This was the question posed to me by an activist while walking home one sunny afternoon several years ago. Being a happy-go-lucky pro-choice liberal, I graciously donated several dollars to the cause. The activist was from  Planned Parenthood, an organization that has achieved the ultimate status of polarization. Those who […]

by Jonathan Stempel· · 0 comments · Opinion