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  • » In the Moment, Consider Colby's Two Centuries: 1813-1863
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  • » The President Was Home
      On a spectacular June evening, under a tent in his backyard, President Bro Adams hosted a delightful gathering for Colby alumni to help launch Reunion Weekend 2012. At the gathering, I had a chance to tell President Adams about the only other time I’d been to the president’s...
  • » From This Reporter, No Debate About the Value of Government
    Antonio Mendez ’06 with friends at the presidential debate at the University of Denver. The murmur of reporters died down in the Hamilton Gymnasium, a basketball and volleyball venue transformed into a media room for the first presidential debate at the University of Denver Oct...
  • » The Joys of Lives Well Lived
      A little while ago I received a Facebook message from a former student who was returning to Maine to visit family (all the way from Finland), and she wanted to know if she could show me some poems over coffee. Last week another former student wrote to tell me that her father, whom I’d...

Summer 2012