Erik Quist, USMC, Fights to Recover from Combat Injuries

Wounded in Afghanistan, Capt. Erik Quist ’99, USMC, works to rejoin his "brothers"

Mike Daisey Bites the Apple

For monologist Mike Daisey '96, the death of Steve Jobs was another defining moment in a remarkable career

“Moms Who Need Wine” Uncorks the Mommy Market on Facebook

Phenomenal Facebook following has Marilé Borden '94 contemplating the future of Moms Who Need Wine

From the Hill

A Half Century of Jan Plan

A bold experiment in 1962, Jan Plan remains a "defining characteristic" of Colby

Internship Fund Enables First-Choice Jan Plan

Annie Chen ’12 got a grant to do a paralegal internship in New York

Colby and KIPP Charter Schools Form Partnership

Colby and KIPP charter schools form partnership

Sports Shorts

Runner EVA LAUER ’15 finished in 26th place as WOMEN’S CROSS COUNTRY placed ninth among 51 scoring teams at the NCAA New England Region Qualifier Championships on Nov. 12 at Bowdoin. Lauer was fourth among first-year runners with a time of 22:06.45. BEROL DEWDNEY ’13 finished 31st in 22:12.94, while CLAIRE DUNN ’13 clocked a […]

Mestieri Moves On

Football coach Ed Mestieri announced Dec. 3 that he was resigning, and a national search was launched to have a new head coach in place for the 2012 season. Mestieri was head coach of the team for the past eight seasons and spent 23 years in all at Colby, including time as offensive coordinator, offensive […]

Scheck Traces POW Account to Senegalese Luminary

Raffael Scheck in the French National Archives with documents including the anonymous POW’s report he later proved was written by Léopold Senghor. Photo by Vincent Fournier,Jeune Afrique History Professor Raffael Scheck’s 2006 book, Hitler’s African Victims, opened old wounds in Europe and Africa when it revealed that the German army massacred thousands of black African […]

Colby News

Editorial & Opinion

"Love Story," a Poem by Lucy Dotson

by Lucy Dotson ’13J My mother wore glasses, thick and roundas the bottom of a coke bottle, and rosy overalls my father had a shiny polished helmet of chestnut hair and dated my mother’s older sister one night in Cold Spring Harbor, he climbed up the trellis and into the wrong window and after that, […]