"I find it interesting that twenty-five years later,
now in the United States with "The Vagina Monologues," we're getting forms of feminist discourse-that liberated female sexuality-that Quebec was seeing in the mid-seventies."
Robert E. Diamond Professor of French and Women's Studies Jane Moss , in an hour-long interview for "What's the Word," an NPR program recorded in July.
"We had nothing but compliments. Those days are few and far between."
Director of Student Activities Lisa Hallen , reporting to Student Government Association officers on the reception they helped with for new students and their parents.
"Everybody I talked to said, 'The suffering we have now is so much better than the suffering we had before.' . . . Even if they didn't have something to eat,
they had their freedom."
Elicia Carmichael '01, quoted in a July 8 Boston Sunday Globe story about her research on the recently liberated Kamaiya laborers in Western Nepal.
"The surname Colby itself originates from a place name that is English in origin. It is a hybrid Anglo-Norse form derived from Cald-byr, meaning 'cold
settlement.' This is just a coincidence, but perhaps a cosmic one for
those who believe in such things."
Associate Professor Jeffrey
Anderson(anthropology), whose Web page http://www.colby.edu/personal/j/jdanders/COLBY.htm explores unusual connections involving the name "Colby."
"They're smart. 'Smart in what way?' is my question."
Cathy Bruce, fielding a question about her and President Bro Adams's pet, Pedro the pig.
"Cleaning rooms that have been occupied for nine months by young people can be very challenging."
Arthur "Bud" Sawtellesupervisor of custodial services, in a campus announcement about getting residence hall rooms ready for reunion.
"With the right mix of geography, hubris and
uranium, we can be energy self-sufficient and forget about conservation
Associate Professor of History Paul Josephson , in a May 17 op-ed titled "A Swiftian Solution to the Energy Crisis," in the Los Angeles Times.
"Luck is not the issue. Perseverance is. It's the students who need the luck."
Prof. Lenny Reich (science, technology and society), the day before seniors' grades were due, differentiating between students and faculty upon being wished
"good luck with the grading."
"I thought it would be great to tell you about my wonderful boyhood
in South Dakota."
studies), recounting lecture themes she had considered, when she received the
senior class's Charles Bassett Teaching Award in May