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Innocents Abroad

Gary Newton '72 manages global efforts to help the world’s most vulnerable children

Real Money, Real Lessons

In a course called Learning By Giving, students pursue and allot funding for area nonprofits

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Leaving the Court but Never the Team

Legendary coach Whitmore retires after 40 years, but his relationship with his “basketball people” endures
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Class Act

Dean of Admissions Parker Beverage retires after helping to enroll more than 11,000 Colby students

From the Hill


A Natural Writer

With carefully chosen words, Blair Braverman ’11 sets out to raise environmental awareness.


Family Matters

Women’s lacrosse coach Karen MacCrate Henning ties success to team unity, unselfishness.


Q&A: Desiree Shayer ’12

Desiree Shayer ’12, studying in Amman, Jordan, talks about presenting her research, Jan Plan in Israel, and witnessing one part of the Middle-East revolution.


Sixty Years, One Musical Language

Colbyettes from across generations compare notes, sing again.


Sports Shorts

High jumper Danielle Sheppard ’11 clears the bar in a recent competition. In WOMEN’S LACROSSE, LEXI CROOK ’11 and KATE PISTEL ’13 were named to the IWLCA All-American second team. Both also were All-America selections by Synapse Sports and were named to the All-NESCAC first team. Crook’s career included four trips to the NESCAC title...

One Fast Mule

Dominique Kone ’13, who ran the fastest time in the nation in the 55-meter dash. All-American and Colby record holder Dominique Kone ’13 sprinted his way to a second-place finish in the 100-meter dash at the ECAC Men’s Track and Field Championships May 20 at Moravian College in Pennsylvania. Kone’s time of 10.85 seconds was...

Bunker: An All-America Hat Trick

Craig Bunker ’11, Colby’s three-time lacrosse All-American. Craig Bunker ’11, Colby’s first three-time lacrosse All-American, continued to rack up national honors as he was named the United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association Division III specialty player of the year. Only seven players in D-III in the country were recognized. Bunker, a short-stick midfielder, was selected for...

Ultimate Goes National

by Lauren Pongan ’09 The Dazzlin’ Asses, Colby’s Ultimate Frisbee team, at the D-III national championships in Buffalo, N.Y., in May. It was the team’s first appearance at the event, which followed a 17-2 season. With a spring-season record of 17-2, a win at sectionals, and a close second-place finish at regionals, Colby’s Ultimate Frisbee...

Port City: Black and White

The second Brandon Blake novel by Gerry Boyle '78 portends another fine series of crime fiction from the creator of the nine-volume (and counting) Jack McMorrow series, says Professor Emeritus Patrick Brancaccio in a review.

Colby News

Editorial & Opinion


Something From Nothing

An encounter in Namibia leads to contemplation of the nature of waste