Homecoming Victories

Family Homecoming Weekend brought victories for most of the Colby teams that competed, including a Maine State Championship for women's cross country. All results are online.

State of the College

See video of President William D. Adams's talk at Family Homecoming Weekend, where he said Colby's finances and programs are stable in the face of the financial crisis.

A Reading of The Liberal Hour

Tune into CSPAN-2 on Sunday, Oct. 19, at 9 a.m. for a reading by Cal Mackenzie (government) from the new book The Liberal Hour, which he co-wrote with Rob Weisbrot (history).

Teachers Without Borders

Government professors Cal Mackenzie and Sandy Maisel have been tapped by groups in Greece and Canada, respectively, to discuss the U.S. presidential election via videoconference.

Live from Page Commons

A live television broadcast of the Second District Congressional debate, between incumbent Mike Michaud (D) and John Frary (R) will air from Page Commons on Thursday.

Apuzzo On Top

Political analyst Mark Halperin ranked the AP's Matt Apuzzo '00 the most important person not running for president. Number two? President Bush.

Copeland Breaks Out

Chris Copeland '09 returned to the gridiron as a team leader following a life-threatening car accident, the Morning Sentinel reported.

Jan Plan Already?

Students are signing up for Jan Plans this week. Besides the list of more than 70 courses offered, internships and independent study are popular options.

Somali Exhibition Highlighted

A collaborative project that resulted in a Web site and museum exhibition about Somali people in Lewiston is highlighted in the Morning Sentinel.

Distinguished Trailbreaker

After getting Colby's distinguished alumnus award, American Indian lawyer Henry Sockbeson '73 is profiled in Indian Country Today.

Appaloosa Author

The new Western Appaloosa, directed by Ed Harris, is based on a book by Colby grad Robert B. Parker '54.

Students Present Geology Research

Three students will present their research at an annual meeting of national geological societies in Houston, Texas, Oct. 5-9.

From Iraq

For Marines 1st Lt. Joseph Berg '06, results speak for themselves in Fallujah.

You Can Afford Colby

In a letter to the Portland Press Herald, Joe Boulos '68, chair of Colby's board of trustees, explains that new aid policies make Colby affordable.

New Field to Open

The new synthetic turf field will be ready for the first home football game of the season, Sat., Sept. 27., vs. Middlebury.

Ski Area Reborn

John Koons '72, D.M.D., and Michael Roy '74 are behind a plan to turn the old Colby ski slope property into a Nordic ski area with other year-round uses.

Diamond Vindicated?

Barclays President Bob Diamond '73 walked away from negotiations over Lehman Brothers. The International Herald Tribune suggests the crisis vindicates what he's been saying since 1996.

RSS Dining Menus

Want to keep up with what's for lunch? Online dining hall menus are all now RSS enabled, which means you can subscribe and get notified when menus change.

Eaton Will Lead Communications

David Eaton, a former ABC News executive, has been named director of communications and marketing at Colby.

Duddy Ordered Out

Hugo Chavez, president of Venezuela, is expelling U.S. Ambassador Patrick Duddy '72 over an alleged plot, according to a New York Times story.