The BBC airs a long-running program called "Desert Island Discs," on which celebrities choose the 10 CDs that they would want if they were marooned on an island (one conveniently outfitted with electricity and a CD player). Professor of Music Steven Saunders shares 10 of his "desert island discs" for those just beginning a classical CD collection or looking for new recordings to enjoy.
%gbhead%left%For me, feeling the tension between Colby students and the surrounding community has been like having two family members bickering. You love both of them and wish they would get along.
I spent more than 15 years as a columnist for the Morning Sentinel, wending my way through central Maine, finding stories in places that sometimes seemed light-years, not mere miles, from Mayflower Hill. In that time, I grew to understand, respect, and like most of the people I wrote about. I like and respect Colby students, too. There have been times whenhearing disparaging... Read more »
David McCay Wilson '76
DAVID MCKAY WILSON 76 (Good Neighbors?) is a New York-based journalist who writes regularly for college magazines around the country, with pieces published in magazines at Dartmouth, Penn, Columbia, Harvard, Stanford, University of Chicago, Duke, and now Colby. He writes for The New York Times and is writing and helping to produce a television infomercial.
Alison Jones Webb '81
ALISON JONES WEBB 81 (Kindness of Strangers) is president of Webb Management Services, a consulting firm that provides project management, advocacy, public policy analysis, and grant writing to nonprofit organizations in Maine. In her spare time she volunteers as the president of Greater Waterville PATCH (Planned Approach to Community Health). She hopes to return to India soon.
Jake Hanin '07
JAKE HANIN 07 (Teaching the Teachers) is an English major who has dabbled in many other academic fields while at Colby. Among his more important experiences at Colby, he lists his semester abroad in Argentina, his Jan Plan in India, and his senior English seminar in postmodernism. Hanins plans after Colby are deliberately and happily undecided.