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Editorial: Regarding Las Vegas

Editorial: Regarding Las Vegas

By Peg Schreiner & Will Walkey After snoozing the alarm several times, many of our morning routines consist of scrolling through concise news alerts from some combination of CNN, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, and maybe even Buzzfeed. On Monday morning we woke to the news that 59 unsuspecting, innocent people were shot to death at a […]

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Author Jo Ann Beard visits campus, mentors students

Author Jo Ann Beard visits campus, mentors students

Last week Jo Ann Beard a celebrated author of both fiction and memoir, visited Colby as part of the Stahl Writer in Residence program (named in memory of Kristina Stahl ’99) through the Creative Writing department. Her visit included multiple appearances in creative writing classes in both fiction and nonfiction, as well as a craft talk and a fiction reading […]

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A plea for the return of handwriting

I like to watch people write. Handwrite. I watch the way their fingers curve around a pen, crunched into a crab-like grip like mine or gracefully spread along the bottom to guide the ink. I watch pens leave trails of ink that form letters and words and ideas, filling up blank sheets with blue and black that leave ink splotches […]

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