A biologist who roams the world's oceans studying endangered whales. A bacteriologist leading efforts to develop a new and potentially crucial source of energy: hydrogen-creating bacteria. A dedicated surgeon who gives transplant patients new life.
Conservatives regularly complain about the dominance of the political left on American college campuses. They are right that this is a serious problem,for us, for our students, and for the country. But the most vocal critics are wrong about the cause of this liberal ascendancy, which is why their preferred solution, the enactment into law of an Academic Bill of Rights to forbid discrimination against conservatives in hiring and promotion, will not bring about any real improvement.
Slowly but surely some new nomenclature has crept into conversations we have around the editorial table as we construct Colby and as we plan for the future.
The online magazine moves closer to taking its place shoulder-to-shoulder with its printed-paper sibling. Colby podcasts are being produced as I write this. Blogs are part of the discussion, along with RSS feeds (whatever they are).
New communications technology is changing the ways people get information and how people interact with the media. Technology is like New England weather; if you don‰t like it,... Read more »
Brendan Sullivan '06
BRENDAN SULLIVAN ‰06 (,Rock Never DiesŠ) freelances for Colby after spending the past year as an editorial assistant at the magazine. He recently began work with John Wiley and Sons, a book publisher in the New York City area. Also a guitarist, Sullivan recently completed his second concept album.
Alexis Grant '03
ALEXIS GRANT ‰03 (,The Perfect FitŠ) is a reporter for the Houston Chronicle, where she covers City Hall and politics. She moved to Houston in January following a six-month stint in the newspaper‰s Washington bureau. After graduating from Colby, Grant completed her master‰s at the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University.
DAVID TREADWELL (,The Perfect FitŠ) is a freelance writer who lives in Brunswick. He specializes in writing for select colleges and has had articles published in the alumni magazines of Bowdoin (his alma mater), Connecticut College, and Brown University. He is a regular contributor to Colby.