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International Student: Label or Identity?

International Student: Label or Identity?

On Sept. 16 a group of 32 students and two faculty members visited Camp Tracy in Oakland, Maine for an overnight stay as part of the Mix It Up Retreat organised by Colby’s International Club. The theme for this year’s retreat was ‘Pop the Bubble’. The fact that it was organized by Colby’s International Club naturally attracted more international students […]

by Himanshu Bhurtel· · 2 comments · Opinion
Tragedy in Paris: now what?

Tragedy in Paris: now what?

Friday night, November 13, I made a quiche at my friend Hayley’s apartment. We sipped red wine and listened to jazz music. We ate overlooking the most breathtaking view of Paris, with a front row seat to the Eiffel tower. We decided to call it an early night, and I left for the metro at about 9:30 p.m. It was […]

Finding meaning in the age of delayed adulthood

Finding meaning in the age of delayed adulthood

For long stretches towards the end of high school, I imagined myself at a stoplight, waiting for my life to begin. Nothing I did seemed to matter: the papers I wrote were read, graded, and forgotten instantly; the friendships I fostered arose from proximity rather than love, and I could feel them fading with every passing week; and my job […]