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Diversity on campus is an ever present topic

Diversity on campus is an ever present topic

In September of 2015, a new task force was created to construct a set of recommendations on diversity and inclusion to share with President Greene by the end of the academic year. Named the co-chairs of this task force are Associate Professor of Spanish Betty Sasaki and Vice President for College and Student Advancement Dan Lugo. Sasaki and Lugo will […]

by Grant Alenson· · 0 comments · News
NESCACs respond to Mizzou

NESCACs respond to Mizzou

In response to the protests that took place last week at the University of Missouri, student activism has ignited at colleges and universities across the country. Many schools within the NESCAC have joined the call to action as well, standing in solidarity with Missouri in order to cast a spotlight on issues of race, social class, and sexual violence. According […]

by Reed Carpenter· · 0 comments · News
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
Solidarity with Mizzou: a student uprising

Solidarity with Mizzou: a student uprising

It’s 2015 and I still don’t think we know what freedom is, but we know what it isn’t. Who doesn’t know that we still ain’t free? I don’t just mean “people of color,” which is a formal way of saying “formerly colonized” but not yet free people. I mean all of us, so called “white” people as well. Racism, white […]

by Clayton Brown· · 2 comments · Opinion