This past Friday, a group of students in Heights were listening to music and playing a quiet game of beer die when they heard a knock on their door. When they yelled for the person to come in, they were surprised to see a Colby security guard walk into their common room. In an email sent to students living in […]
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In the past week, the NESCAC has been full of excitement, ranging from educational reform to campus security issues. At Bowdoin College students are calling for heightened security after a string of break-ins. There have been multiple reported break-ins and sexual assaults at Bowdoin’s senior apartments. The students have taken action starting a Facebook group for members of the Bowdoin […]
As the situation in Syria deteriorates and events such as the recent Paris attacks worsen fears about general safety, debates on whether or not we should be taking in more refugees are growing increasingly heated. President Obama hopes to take in 10,000 more Syrian refugees this year, but the U.S. Congress, and state governors, remain divided on whether we should […]
The “Colby Vomiter” struck again. After another deep cleaning of the Jitney, a Colby-operated transportation service that travels throughout the greater Waterville area, the school has enacted several rules regarding student conduct inside the vehicle, according to a General Announcement from Ariel Camacho ’16. Firstly, in order to prevent future occurrences of vomiting, there will now be a fine of […]
Following multiple warnings from both the Administration and Campus Security, several Heights residents were evicted from their rooms before fall break for repeatedly accessing the dorm’s roof. According to one of the evicted students, who asked to remain anonymous, at least six students were forced to move from the building to either another dorm or to off-campus housing. Senior Associate […]
A few days prior to the October 1 deadline, the Colby Department of Security released its Annual Security Report in compliance with the Clery Act, which supplements the guide- lines of Title IX. In 2014, the College saw decreases in crimes including theft and forcible sex offenses, but saw a rise in off-campus burglaries. While Title IX is designed to […]