Winter 2004 Contents

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Freedom Fighter

Freedom Fighter
Picture this: You go into the local library, drop off the kids at story hour and browse the Internet while you wait. You follow a couple of leads, track a few sources, read some international takes on American foreign policy. Later that day the FBI pays a visit to your local librarian to check what you read. You are now part of a secret investigation pertaining to "the enforcement of federal laws," none of which you have violated. Unlikely? Carolyn Additon Anthony '71 doesn't think so.


Breaking the Ice

Breaking the Ice
A century after Roald Amundsen's voyage in the search for a Northwest Passage, Alvo Martin '51 followed the same spectacular route on a Coast Guard icebreaker and research ship.


Now What?

Now What?
Anxious Seniors Ponder Their Next Move


Being Billy Bush

Being Billy Bush
For This Television Correspondent, It's All About Connecting



From the Hill

Athletics and its Role

President William "Bro" Adams considers the longstanding place of athletics at Colby, and the role sports play in student life

Green Power

Colby taps geothermal energy, clean electricity to meet environmental responsibilities.

Real World

Student leaders offer training for life after college


From artificial intelligence to bioinformatics, Clare Batres Congdon senses new applications for computer science

Fresh from the Field

Interim field hockey coach Marcia Ingraham '02 can relate to her players. After all, they were her teammates.

Sports Shorts


Lyn Mikel Brown's new book explores the forces that turn young girls against each other

Recent Releases

On Parle Françias Ici

Following Schweitzer's Path

Wit & Wisdom



John Tewhey '65

Land Mark

Jeff Potter '78

Beat Poet

Zach Shapiro '92

Place of Honor

Alumni Class Notes


Editorial & Opinion