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Displaced Cartoonist Khalid Albaih Finds Home On The Internet

Jackie Abramian | Posted 07.19.2016 | Arts
Jackie Abramian

"If you were to ask me where I'm from, I would say I'm from Internet," says Sudanese political cartoonist Khalid Albaih. "Identity is a deep question -- with no single answer."

Seventeen Best Attractions in Maine's Inland Cities

Malerie Yolen-Cohen | Posted 11.09.2016 | Travel
Malerie Yolen-Cohen

Many scenes in King's books are drawn from actual attractions and places here. But perhaps the most popular of King's "sites" is his deep coral colored Victorian home, fenced in by black wrought iron spider webs, bats and a big capital K on hefty gates.

The Time of Your Life? Struggling With Mental Illness While Studying Abroad

Laura Jensen | Posted 05.04.2016 | College
Laura Jensen

I am certainly not alone in my experience with mental illness, and it pains me to think about how many other college students are forced to come up with fake stories of their time abroad for fear of being labeled "unappreciative."

4 Types of Women to Celebrate Beyond Women's History Month

Megan Lasher | Posted 06.17.2015 | Women
Megan Lasher

While we focus on the present and the future of equal rights, we must acknowledge that we aren't the first people to demand equality and many of our freedoms were provided by strong women of the past who deserve to be remembered in these kinds of celebrations.

A Unique Way to Celebrate the Arts and Support a Good Cause

Barbara Ernst Prey | Posted 01.21.2015 | Arts
Barbara Ernst Prey

The magazine has a history of supporting the arts, and for many years it featured artwork of respected American Artists as their covers.

Basketball Team Masters The Art Of Bench Celebrations

Posted 03.11.2014 | Sports

Has there ever been a college basketball team that has mastered the art of the bench celebration like Colby College. If so, we haven't seen it....

A Maker's Mark: Climate Politics Change

Alison Winfield Burns | Posted 10.07.2013 | Green
Alison Winfield Burns

Lethargy is the sentiment of the past, not the present. President Obama's climate speech in June was an important milestone. The president proposed historic carbon standards for new and existing power plants, the single biggest source of US climate pollution.

Now Maine's Largest Museum

Henry Miller | Posted 09.22.2013 | Arts
Henry Miller

With 38,000 square feet of exhibition space, it's small by museum standards. The Colby Museum's significance comes from both the outsized role that Maine has played in the history of American art.

10 College Classes You WISH Your University Offered

Kinne Chapin | Posted 09.23.2012 | College
Kinne Chapin

Women in American Popular Comedy: That's right, SNL fans. Colby offers a course where you are encouraged to watch clips of Tina Fey proclaiming that she can see Russia from her house.

Protesters Would Like Ex-Barclays CEO Off Their College's Board Of Trustees, Please

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 07.24.2012 | Business

Bob Diamond has given millions to Colby College in the past decade. Some people at the school have a problem with that. On Saturday, protesters at ...

Hunter Stuart

Tony Blair Protested During Speech At Colby College | Hunter Stuart | Posted 05.21.2012 | World

WATERVILLE, Maine -- Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair spoke to Colby College's 2012 graduating class on Sunday, in a speech that addressed glo...

The 10 Colleges With The Best Professors

Posted 10.11.2011 | College

Having a good professor can indelibly affect your college experience, and make you remember facts that most people would forget after a decent period ...

The 10 Colleges With The Best Professors

Posted 10.11.2011 | College

Having a good professor can indelibly affect your college experience, and make you remember facts that most people would forget after a decent period ...

The 10 Best Dining Halls

Posted 10.10.2011 | College

Are you hungry yet? Princeton Review recently named the colleges with the best campus food. Wheaton College in Illinois topped the list, followed b...

The TRENDIEST Colleges

The Huffington Post | Lindsay Dittman | Posted 08.30.2011 | College

We're not talking best. We're not talking brightest. We're talking most desired. After comparing the New York Times' list of 2010-2011 application ...

SHOCKING Professor Sex Scandals

Posted 08.20.2011 | College

Ideally, professors are supposed to be shaping the minds of our youth. Sometimes however, a professor's duty as a teacher can be compromised by their ...

Colby Professor Resigns Amid Secret-Camera Flap

The Kennebec Journal | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

A tenured economics professor at Colby College was forced to resign late last month after allegations surfaced that he set up a hidden surveillance ca...

Charity as a Drop in the Bucket, Day 2

Ken Wong | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Ken Wong

Colby College students worked to support an organization in rural Malawi helping poor, HIV affected communities. But despite showy displays of promise, our trusted field office director, sensed that something was very wrong.

From Coke To Booze, Students Abuse An Array of Drugs

The Colby Echo | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Weekends for some students on Mayflower Hill often start as early as Wednesday evening and are fueled by an array of substances and stimulants, from a...

Plan B: Fallback Birth Control Gaining Popularity

The Colby Echo | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

A female student, who would like to remain anonymous, recalls an incident in the spring of her sophomore year when she woke up in a room she didn't re...

Colby Sees Downturn In Applications

The Colby Echo | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Colby College has received about 10 percent fewer applications than it had at this point last year. Similar declines in applications have also occurre...

For Recession-Chic, Look to the Woodsmen

Julia Plevin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Julia Plevin

Before long, we will all be wearing camouflage while chopping wood.