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On returning from abroad

On returning from abroad

Last semester, I traded Foss grilled cheeses for Irish scones and Maine hiking for exploring the Cliffs of Moher. I was surrounded by Irish brogues everywhere I went, and butter became a fifth food group. Spending five months in Cork, Ireland was absolutely incredible, but my pace of life was a stark contrast from my days at Colby. Suddenly, I […]

by Eliza Adams· · 0 comments · Opinion
Attending the Women’s March abroad

Attending the Women’s March abroad

In light of the presidential election, equality, human rights, and the future of America are at the forefront of many people’s minds. This is not isolated to just Americans either. Worldwide, people are coming together to show their support for one another and for those who are being discriminated against for their race, gender, sexuality, or beliefs under the Trump […]

by Merrill Read· · 0 comments · Opinion
Tales from abroad: Adjusting to Scotland

Tales from abroad: Adjusting to Scotland

I awoke from a halfhearted slumber to the rattle and crunch of our 757’s landing gear. I peered out the window, greeted by the clementine sun and misty Scottish landscape. Down below us airport workers carrying bags and tending to equipment shielded themselves from the early morning rainfall. “You’d better get used to this weather,” my seat neighbor said in […]

by Christian Sparacio· · 0 comments · Opinion
Tragedy in Paris: now what?

Tragedy in Paris: now what?

Friday night, November 13, I made a quiche at my friend Hayley’s apartment. We sipped red wine and listened to jazz music. We ate overlooking the most breathtaking view of Paris, with a front row seat to the Eiffel tower. We decided to call it an early night, and I left for the metro at about 9:30 p.m. It was […]

Guests discuss grassroots development

Guests discuss grassroots development

On October 19, the College welcomed Milly Businge, LCI chairperson of Kikuube village, and her son, Teddy Ruge, the founder of Raintree Farms, remit.ug, and Hive Colab, both from Uganda. Assistant Professor of Government Laura Seay, who is currently on sabbatical, organized the event. Many people attended the talk, attracting a diverse mix of students and professors, including students from […]

by Adelaide Bullock· · 0 comments · News