%gbhead%left%On the chance that you, like me, need the occasional dose of inspiration, let me point you to our Q&A with Joan Omaming Carling. A soft-spoken human rights activist who advocates for indigenous peoples in the Philippines, Carling arrived on Colby‰s serene campus in August after a summer dodging black-clad assassins on motorcycles and attending funerals for murdered colleagues.
Colby‰s 2006 Oak Human Rights Fellow, she is a profile in courage, standing up to the corporate-military machine dominating her country, armed not with wealth or... Read more »
FRANK BURES (,The Biographer‰s CraftŠ) is a regular contributor to Colby, Wired, Mother Jones, and other magazines. He is also the books editor for the online literary travel magazine WorldHum.com and was featured in Best American Travel Writing 2004.
Mackenzie Dawson '99
MACKENZIE DAWSON ‰99 (,UnscriptedŠ) is a freelance writer and an editor for the New York Post. She has written for Parenting, Psychology Today, Los Angeles Confidential, and other magazines. She lives in Manhattan.
FRED FIELD (,Shadows of Kabul") is a freelance photographer whose work is regularly seen in Colby, the Boston Globe, the Portland Press Herald, and many college and national magazines. A former newspaper photographer in the Boston area, he has been based in Maine since 2000. Fred‰s work also appears here and here.
Ruani S. Freeman
RUANI S. FREEMAN (,A Better PlaceŠ) is a writer and activist who lives in Waterville. She is director of the Sahana Project, which provides tsunami relief in Sri Lanka, and coordinator of Colby Cares About Kids, a mentoring program that links Colby students with children in greater Waterville.