Cinema Studies Minor Offered

Cinema studies is the newest minor offered at Colby. More than 50 courses incorporating the study of film were already being taught as faculty worked to establish the new minor, which will debut in the 2011-12 catalogue.

Prof. Lyn Brown on Padded Bikinis for 7-year-olds

Lyn Mikel Brown (education) condemns Abercrombie & Fitch’s latest children’s bathing suit -- a bikini for 7- to 13-year-old girls with a padded, push-up bra. "Girls who ingest this uncensored message are more prone to depression, eating disorders and self-esteem issues,” she said.

Reasons to Abandon Nuclear Power

Prof. Paul Josephson (history), who has researched nuclear power plants and safety worldwide, offers "Seven Reasons We Should Abandon Nuclear Power" in a March 17 Christian Science Monitor oped.