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The Magic of Kalimpong

In this Indian school, borders and boundaries are dissolved.


Views on China

Colbians offer perspectives on one of the most fascinating places, cultures, economies, peoples.

From the Hill


Sports Shorts

  Eighty-one Colby athletes were named to the NESCAC Winter All-Academic Team, fourth among 11 colleges in the conference. The honor requires a GPA of 3.35 or above. … In INDOOR TRACK Danielle Shepphard ’11 won the ECAC high jump championship and finished in a five-way tie for ninth at the NCAA championships in Ohio....

First-Years Gel for Men’s Hockey Turnaround

by Travis Lazarczyk|Photography by Charlie Spatz ’13   Colby scores against the University of New England. The game marked the start of a turnaround. Coach Jim Tortorella noticed a change in his men’s hockey team when it returned to campus after the holiday break. The Mules were more focused, ready to roll up their sleeves...

New Coach, Same Success

Under Clancy, women's basketball keeps rolling


Collaboration in Kabul

Afghan Scholars Initiative Takes John Campbell '09 Down Unexpected Paths


Armorica, Nicole Rabata

Flutist Nicole Rabata, applied music associate, recently released her first CD, Armorica. This review calls it "long overdue."


Q&A: Paul Josephson

Paul Josephson, a historian of science and technology, discusses his new book, teaching his course Luddite Rantings, and life as “the fish-stick guy.”


Doing Good

Stefanie Solar '11 says philanthropy isn’t only for the wealthy


Foreclosure Disclosure

Maine lawyer Thomas Cox '66 triggers national investigation of banking practices


Documenting the Depression

by Brian Speer America in the 1930s was rife with change. Roosevelt’s New Deal created sweeping reform intended to pull the country out of the Depression. Corporate America was on the rise, as were labor unions. Socialism grew in response to Fascist regimes in Europe. And against this charged backdrop, documentary photography emerged as an...

The Spirit of New Orleans

Childlike Chanda has spent her life on the uptown New Orleans estate where she was born. Both sheltered and molested (by her Uncle Aldo, for whom she seems to harbor no ill will), Chanda lives an oddly charmed existence well into adulthood. Her cloistered life ends when her companion, whom she knows as the Old...

Editorial & Opinion


Sometimes It Takes a Posse — And a Community — To Forge An Identity

Cynia Barnwell '11 ponders her identity at Colby—and finds it in her posse and her community.