Features

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Made in the USA? You Bet

In tough times for American manufacturing, these companies have flourished
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In Their Footsteps, 1964-2013

From parietal hours to protests to the end of fraternities, the period that began with a maelstrom of change ended with Colby emerging stronger than ever.

From the Hill

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“Old and Cool”

Sports-camp coaching turns Colby athletes into mentors

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Smashing the Cycle of Poverty

Patricia Marshall reveals her past to help disadvantaged students have a future

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Tested on Stage

For these students, the exam begins when the lights go down

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What’s On Your Mind?

Professor Erin Sheets studies how Facebook really makes us feel—and finds that it isn’t always better

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Q&A: Associate Professor John Turner

Professor John Turner on teaching Islam at Colby and why we all need to know more

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For First-Gens, Ways To Be "Their Whole Selves"

One first-generation college student at Colby was perplexed when a roommate told him parents were responsible for paying for students’ books. Another student looks for a familiar place to take a break from his new life on campus. “Sometimes he goes to Walmart, because that’s what reminds him of home,” said Tashia Bradley, associate dean...

Editorial & Opinion

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Can You See a Sound?

Reflections on a Liberal Arts Experience