More than Just Majors

Majors are not important. WOAH! Back it up there, what did she just say? Isn’t college all about discovering what you want to pursue for the rest of your life which is what your major decides?! This girl is crazy…..is … Continue reading

About Anh Uong

My name is Anh (yes it is very hard to pronounce). I am a freshman living in Foss (Foss is Boss) ready to take on the world. Traveling from the far reaches of Massachusetts, I have really enjoyed Maine and the beautiful landscape that accompanies it. I am interested in everything from math to writing, which makes selecting a major difficult, but that's why I am here at a liberal arts college. Around campus, I can be spotted with a ukulele, a stack of notebooks, some sort of wildlife, and a smile.
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Reversing Reification Through Thank You Notes

One of the first things that I learned about while taking classes to fulfill the requirements of my sociology major was the concept of reification: a kind of taken-for-grantedness, reification is when we remove the individual from the picture. We, … Continue reading

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Breakfast Thoughts

I write this blog from Dana dining hall, where I am enjoying my usual Monday morning breakfast of oatmeal, fruit salad, and coffee. I confess that I have rarely made it to breakfast for most of my Colby career. My … Continue reading

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International Extravaganza

If there is one piece of advice I would like to give to departing seniors/incoming freshman (I assume, my main audience), it would be to never be afraid to do what you want and try something new. There have been … Continue reading

About Anh Uong

My name is Anh (yes it is very hard to pronounce). I am a freshman living in Foss (Foss is Boss) ready to take on the world. Traveling from the far reaches of Massachusetts, I have really enjoyed Maine and the beautiful landscape that accompanies it. I am interested in everything from math to writing, which makes selecting a major difficult, but that's why I am here at a liberal arts college. Around campus, I can be spotted with a ukulele, a stack of notebooks, some sort of wildlife, and a smile.
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Seconds Please!

Desserts are AH-may-zing. I have always been a huge fan of dessert, and I truly think my sweet tooth really takes up most of the space in my mouth. There is just no room for anything else. The dining hall … Continue reading

About Anh Uong

My name is Anh (yes it is very hard to pronounce). I am a freshman living in Foss (Foss is Boss) ready to take on the world. Traveling from the far reaches of Massachusetts, I have really enjoyed Maine and the beautiful landscape that accompanies it. I am interested in everything from math to writing, which makes selecting a major difficult, but that's why I am here at a liberal arts college. Around campus, I can be spotted with a ukulele, a stack of notebooks, some sort of wildlife, and a smile.
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Spring is in the Air!

The weather has treated us well lately, and there is a general buzz on campus because of this. With the temperature approaching the fifties nearly each day in Waterville, all know that summer is almost here. Spring at Colby marks … Continue reading

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Beating Bowdoin

One of the perks of a Colby education is beating Bowdoin. As a junior I’ve been able to personally be a part of the occurrence two times out of three. Last night was the third, at Bowdoin, 11-7. Big win … Continue reading

About Jeb Waters

Hey, I am a junior originally from Connecticut, now living in Maine, although I live off campus currently. I am a Philosophy major with a minor in Administrative Science. I also play lacrosse at Colby and am a member of Mayflower Hill Capital. In my free time, I run a music blog, get down to the gym to play squash or go on adventures around Maine.
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When Someone Famous Visits Your Class

One of the most exciting things about Colby is that dozens of guest speakers visit campus each day. These talks are sponsored by several departments and organizations on campus, so the subjects that these individuals bring to our attention are … Continue reading

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Oh the Places You’ll Go

Choosing a college is extremely difficult. Having just been through the process and now helping my sister decide, I feel like I am a bank of wisdom and knowledge. I have learned a lot about different types of colleges and … Continue reading

About Anh Uong

My name is Anh (yes it is very hard to pronounce). I am a freshman living in Foss (Foss is Boss) ready to take on the world. Traveling from the far reaches of Massachusetts, I have really enjoyed Maine and the beautiful landscape that accompanies it. I am interested in everything from math to writing, which makes selecting a major difficult, but that's why I am here at a liberal arts college. Around campus, I can be spotted with a ukulele, a stack of notebooks, some sort of wildlife, and a smile.
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Censorship Day

Each year, the Colby Center for the Arts and the Humanities organizes events related to a primary theme. Last year our theme was comedy, the year before that it was terrorism, and this year it is censorship. As part of … Continue reading

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