Midterms are over!

Midterm exams are over! The air seems cleaner and the sky brighter (despite the sun setting at 4:30 everyday). The days until finals are ticking down steadily, but for now the stifling atmosphere is dissipating.  Unfortunately, my lowest midterm grade … Continue reading

About Tanvir

I am a first year student interested in the biological sciences. In addition to being a blogger, I am a research assistant in the biology department and a writer for the Colby Echo. In my free time I play table tennis and billiards. As someone born and raised in New York City, Colby College is a change of pace that I look forward to experience these next four years. My long term goals include completing a novel, becoming a physician and being a professor. My goals may be lofty but your moral support will help me reach them. So, Thanks for reading.
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Meeting an Icon

Last week I had the pleasure of being in the same as His Holiness, The 14th Dalai Lama (HHDL). Thanks to the efforts of Kurt Nelson (Dean of Religious Life) and Colby College, I was flown out to attend the … Continue reading

About Tanvir

I am a first year student interested in the biological sciences. In addition to being a blogger, I am a research assistant in the biology department and a writer for the Colby Echo. In my free time I play table tennis and billiards. As someone born and raised in New York City, Colby College is a change of pace that I look forward to experience these next four years. My long term goals include completing a novel, becoming a physician and being a professor. My goals may be lofty but your moral support will help me reach them. So, Thanks for reading.
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This Week in… Sports?

I’m not a sports person. I did one season of track in eighth grade, and that concludes my participation in athletic activities. I’ve never been a spectator either. Before this weekend, I could count on one hand the number of … Continue reading

About Catherine

Hi. My name is Catherine and I'm a sophomore English major, currently enjoying my first year at Colby. I was born and raised in Berwick, Maine, an exotic little town near the New Hampshire border. I am involved in Let's Get Ready, which provides free SAT prep for local high school students, and Inklings Magazine, which is a literary journal here at Colby. Like all English majors, I enjoy reading and writing, and Virginia Woolf. A hobby more specific to myself is that every Christmas I spend far too much time making elaborate snowflakes. It is a very seasonal form of artistic expression, but it is also, unfortunately, the only one in which I have any talent. Thanks for reading.
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The most emotional weekend I’ve ever had in Colby

This weekend was insane. I cannot find one single emotion to conclude how I felt this weekend. On Friday, it was my 20th birthday. It was also my good friend, Josua’s birthday. We booked a room, Bullock in Dana Dining … Continue reading

About Stephanie

I am a freshman at Colby College, originally from Hong Kong. For the last two years of high school, I studied at Li Po Chun United World College (LPCUWC). I am very interested in economics and economic policy. Presumably, it will be my major. Living in a business hub since I was born, I am always very curious about how international and local businesses find opportunities in a tiny city. Music is very important in my life, too. I have been playing piano since I was four and I also play the clarinet. I wish to learn Jazz piano at Colby and the professors here are amazing.
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Choosing Spring Courses

Nothing signals the imminent end of a semester quite like that annual email that declares in all caps “OFFICIAL NOTICE: Spring Course Selection.” I couldn’t quite believe it at first–this semester has slipped by like olive oil, so smoothly and … Continue reading

About Catherine

Hi. My name is Catherine and I'm a sophomore English major, currently enjoying my first year at Colby. I was born and raised in Berwick, Maine, an exotic little town near the New Hampshire border. I am involved in Let's Get Ready, which provides free SAT prep for local high school students, and Inklings Magazine, which is a literary journal here at Colby. Like all English majors, I enjoy reading and writing, and Virginia Woolf. A hobby more specific to myself is that every Christmas I spend far too much time making elaborate snowflakes. It is a very seasonal form of artistic expression, but it is also, unfortunately, the only one in which I have any talent. Thanks for reading.
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¡Viva el Equipo de Español!

Last night was Colby’s Worldvision Song Contest in the Given Auditorium in Bixler. Basically, for the past several weeks, each language department has been rehearsing as a group to perform a song and dance combo in their own language, competing … Continue reading

About Katie

I’m Katie and I’m from the Berkshires of Western Massachusetts. I'm a freshman, I live in Foss, and I love Colby! I am currently considering double majoring in Spanish and education. Some of my favorite things include: acting, singing, playing the piano, writing, fuzzy socks, chai lattes, lying in the grass, Broadway show tunes, Jane Austen, hedgehogs, TedTalks, baby animals, Gilmore Girls reruns, blue Freeze Pops, the ocean, and hugs. I’m so excited to continue my adventures here at Colby and share them with you all.
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Escaping the Disease of Boredom

My sister has a rule, you are not allowed to say you are bored. By saying you are bored, you are succumbing to the laziness and passivity of not thinking of anything to do. You accept that you are bored … Continue reading

About Anh Uong

My name is Anh (yes it is very hard to pronounce). I am now a sophomore in AMS (sweetest dorm on campus) still 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. Recently I have decided on majoring in Computer Science and Global Studies. Around campus, I can be spotted with a ukulele, a stack of notebooks, and a smile.
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The Medicine Game

Last night, the lacrosse team and Professor Dan Tortora hosted a viewing of the movie “The Medicine Game”. The film follows the life of two of the Thompson brothers in the Onondaga Nation as they seek to play lacrosse at … Continue reading

About Jeb Waters

I'm a philosophy major and administrative science minor from Hancock, Maine. I play on the varsity lacrosse team, am the director of operations of the student-run investment fund Mayflower Hill Capital, and I run the school's satire paper. This summer, I worked in business development for my family's artisan jam company, Blueberet.
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Portland, ahhhh.

This weekend was one of the most peaceful, stress-relieving times I’ve had in a while. My friend Isabel lives in Falmouth, ME, which is about 15 minutes away from Portland, so we went with our other two friends, Molly and … Continue reading

About Katie

I’m Katie and I’m from the Berkshires of Western Massachusetts. I'm a freshman, I live in Foss, and I love Colby! I am currently considering double majoring in Spanish and education. Some of my favorite things include: acting, singing, playing the piano, writing, fuzzy socks, chai lattes, lying in the grass, Broadway show tunes, Jane Austen, hedgehogs, TedTalks, baby animals, Gilmore Girls reruns, blue Freeze Pops, the ocean, and hugs. I’m so excited to continue my adventures here at Colby and share them with you all.
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Countless blessing:)

I love receiving emails from the post office, because I know I am going to receive a gift (I treat the package as a gift ) There are 2 post offices in Colby College. One is Cotter Union and another … Continue reading

About Stephanie

I am a freshman at Colby College, originally from Hong Kong. For the last two years of high school, I studied at Li Po Chun United World College (LPCUWC). I am very interested in economics and economic policy. Presumably, it will be my major. Living in a business hub since I was born, I am always very curious about how international and local businesses find opportunities in a tiny city. Music is very important in my life, too. I have been playing piano since I was four and I also play the clarinet. I wish to learn Jazz piano at Colby and the professors here are amazing.
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