In the cynical view of newspaper reporters, a story is sometimes defined as something that happens to your editor. I may be proving that true, but still I want to add something to the obituary in this issue for Robert B. Parker ’54.
Parker, of course, was the best-selling writer known widely as the creator of the wisecracking Boston P.I., Spenser. The author of more than 70 books, “Ace” Parker, as he was known at Colby, made his monumental mark in the world of crime fiction. He also kindly assisted another Colby alum, moi (more French later) to make a smaller mark... Read more »
Yanica Faustin '10
Yanica Faustin ’10 (“Colby, Do Not Forget”) is majoring in biology and ethical genetics (an independent, interdisciplinary major). She will enter a premed post-baccalaureate program at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro this fall. Faustin grew up in a Creole-speaking household. Her family lives in both Brooklyn, N.Y., and Port-au-Prince, Haiti.
Aileen Evans '12
Aileen Evans ’12 (“In the Footsteps of the Holocaust”) is a human development and French studies double major. Evans is involved with Colby Cares About Kids (CCAK) and is a research assistant for Assistant Professor of French Audrey Brunetaux. She is from San Francisco, Calif., and spent a semester in Dijon, France. Evans will study in Senegal next fall.