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The theory of the drunken poet

The theory of the drunken poet

It never ceases to amaze me when I find cross-discipline parallels in my classes. That’s obviously the point of a liberal arts education, to span subjects, broaden minds, and urge students to find links where there previously were none. French works of art appear in art history and the restructuring of Paris emerges in art history. Something that linked three […]

Pequod senior editors call for art and literature submissions

Pequod senior editors call for art and literature submissions

It’s that time of year again: The Pequod, Colby’s student-run publication featuring creative work from artists and writers, is accepting submissions for its fall edition. The magazine has been an integral part of Colby’s Creative Writing program since 1968. Though faculty largely oversaw the submission and acceptance process in the past, recently The Pequod has relied primarily on students for […]

by Eliza Adams· · 0 comments · Arts & Entertainment

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 […]

by Cleo Aukland· · 0 comments · Arts & Entertainment