Articles by: Katherine Kyrios

Trustees discuss Media & Politics

On Friday, April 24, the Board of Trustees and SGA hosted a discussion in Diamond focused on media, politics and popular culture. Students, faculty, staff and trustees gathered to listen to Colby trustees Robert Hoopes Jr. ’89 and Betsy Lake Morgan ’90 discuss their views and experiences during a question and answer session. SGA President Justin Deckert ’15 and Vice […]

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Week of protests ignites campus-wide conversation

Last week, the Students Organized for Black and Hispanic Unity (SOBHU) organized a week of action to protest racial injustices occurring across the country and around the world. Through daily demonstrations, students aimed to raise awareness and facilitate conversation across campus around the issue of police brutality and other acts of racial violence. On Monday, the week began with a […]

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Powder and Wig’s One-Acts Festival leads audiences through campus

On Friday, April 10, Colby’s student run theater club, Powder and Wig (P&W) hosted its annual One-Acts festival. Dating back as early as the 1950s, the festival is a reoccurring event that offers students the opportunity to perform work written by other students. What makes the show most unique is that Powder & Wig chooses various locations around campus to […]

Campus discussion on sexual assault

On Thursday, March 5, Title IX Coordinator Dr. Tashia Bradley and Director of Campus Life Jed Wartman held a Sexual Misconduct Reporting Information Session to inform students of recent updates to the College’s Title IX policy. The purpose of the session was to provide students with further information about the reporting process, the options available to students and the College’s […]

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Xu captains men’s crew team

When she first joined her high school crew team sophomore year, Sylvia Xu ’16 never imagined she would continue crew in college, let alone be named a captain for the men’s team at Colby. Her career as a coxswain (the team member who sits in front and dictates the boat), began after Xu suffered a knee injury from gymnastics. Xu […]

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Art installation promotes dialogue on gun violence

On Sept. 9, Amnesty International lined 250 empty chairs across Miller Lawn to symbolize the number of seats left empty for the start of the school year due to gun violence. Each chair held the name of a student killed within a one-year period after the horrific elementary school shooting in Newtown, Connecticut. Outside the Pugh center, another ten chairs […]

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