Articles by: Grace Baldwin

Review: J.K. Rowling’s Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them Misses Mark

Review: J.K. Rowling’s Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them Misses Mark

The latest installment of the revived Harry Potter universe, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, which came out on November 18, was a film with a lot of potential. Fantastic Beasts was written by J.K. Rowling herself and based off of an encyclopedic-type book she wrote in 2001 for the charitable Comic Relief fund that was marketed as a “Hogwarts textbook”. Rowling […]

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Balancing medicine & motherhood: three day medical conference take away

Balancing medicine & motherhood: three day medical conference take away

As a 21-year-old woman in the 21st century, I truly owe my current hopes and dreams and future success and career, to those women who paved the way for me. Women such as Rosalind Franklin, Gloria Steinem, Hillary Clinton, my mother—a member of the first class of women at Amherst—and all our mothers, who pioneered their way through the male-dominated […]

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Women’s Soccer suffers home loss

This past Saturday morning, the Colby’s women’s soccer team played its fifth contest of the 2015 season against Trinity College. It was a close game, with the Bantams ultimately topping the Mules 1-0. Entering the weekend, Colby held a record of 1-2-1 on the year and 0-2-1 in the NESCAC, with a tie against Connecticut College and losses to both […]

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A new era: President Greene reacts

In the beginning of the school year, I had the pleasure of sitting down for 45 minutes with President David Greene to interview him for an Echo profile that turned into two pieces—one in the News Section and another in the Features Section. At one point during the interview, Greene asked me what I felt the administration could do better. […]

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A Colby student’s quantitative passion for baseball

Baseball is America’s past time and for Dan Meyer ’16, his passion for the sport extends far beyond the outfield fence. Meyer has been interested in the sport since before he could count, but after missing the cut in high school, he had to reconsider his dream to play in the MLB. However, Meyer was certainly not discouraged and wanted […]

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Sam Wasserman ‘16 studies abroad in Africa,  enhances academic career in environmental studies

Sam Wasserman ‘16 studies abroad in Africa, enhances academic career in environmental studies

Spending the day searching for and counting wildlife in Namibia, as well as  falling asleep to the sounds of hyenas and lions roaring in the night, has become the norm for Sam Wasserman ’16, who is currently spending his semester abroad conducting field work and learning about conservation in the country. “It has been a goal [of mine] to go […]

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Greene addresses administrative transparency

In the wake of controversial administrative rulings, many students and faculty have been pushing for increased transparency and involvement in major administrative decisions . President David Greene hopes to improve the issue this year by establishing relationships with members of all constituencies on campus and continually assessing the openness of the College’s communication channels. Some members of the Colby community […]

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President discusses adjustment to life on campus

Having grown up with six siblings, President David A. Greene understood from a young age the importance of higher education. Greene brings with him not only depth of knowledge but also diverse life experiences and lessons that formalize his central values. A father of two (one daughter and one son), Greene puts his family and work first; the tandem of […]

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Lehman begins engineering dual-degree at Dartmouth

Lehman begins engineering dual-degree at Dartmouth

For most students, just getting their B.A. (Bachelor of the Arts) from the College is a feat. However, in only five years, students who participate in the Dartmouth dual-degree engineering program, students receive both their B.A. and B.E. (Bachelors in Engineering). For one or both semesters of their junior year, many undergraduates choose to study abroad in a different country. […]

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Dufton indulges in the rich nature and wildlife of Australia

Dufton indulges in the rich nature and wildlife of Australia

From snorkeling in the Great Barrier Reef to visiting the world famous Sydney Opera House, Bridgette Dufton ’16 is having an once-in-a-lifetime semester living halfway around the world. Dufton is currently spending a semester abroad living and studying in Australia. “I chose to study [abroad] in Australia because it is so far away from me…so I knew that if I […]

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