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The storied history of the Joseph Family Spa

by Ethan Schuler Everyone at Colby has been to the Spa at least once, and most students go to get a quesadilla, fries, coffee, or a bagel pretty regularly. Officially called the Joseph Family Spa, this popular campus meeting space has a little-known history. In the past seven decades, the Spa has existed in four different locations and served a […]

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Colby Peace Pipe: a curious, forgotten tradition

Colby Peace Pipe: a curious, forgotten tradition

Colby has many forgotten traditions that once held a great deal of meaning for students, the records of which can be found in the Echo’s archives. Among these is the tradition of smoking a literal peace pipe. Though an important tradition for many early Colby graduates, the peace pipe was an appropriation of Native American culture that was popular during […]

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