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Colby’s Chronic Illness Support Group lobbies administration

Colby’s Chronic Illness Support Group lobbies administration

In the last few weeks, students in Colby’s Chronic Illness Support Group have actively lobbied the administration to increase resources and accessibility for disabled students. Members of the group met with Director of the Pugh Center Dwayne D. Paul, the Associate Dean of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Betty Sasaki, Dean of the College Karlene Burrell-McRae, and the General Manager of […]

by James Burnett· · 1 comment · Features
Students organize Maine March for Racial Justice

Students organize Maine March for Racial Justice

  Colby students are engaged and active in social justice issues, but often just on campus. Three members of the class of 2018, Marcques Houston, Angie Peterson, and Adrienne Carmack, are changing that. They are the organizers for Maine’s March for Racial Justice, which will take place on Oc. 1 in Waterville, starting at Colby’s own Pugh Center and ending […]

Solidarity event draws crowds, opens dialogue

Solidarity event draws crowds, opens dialogue

With protests exploding on college campuses across the United States, the presence of institutional racism has been in the national spotlight over the past few weeks. Last Friday, around 200 Colby students and faculty members—many dressed in black clothing—amassed on the steps of Miller Library to express their solidarity with the protestors. While the event was short—one participant said the […]

by Jake Bleich· · 1 comment · News