A Sparkling Review

A review in the Nov. 5 Wall Street Journal calls English Professor Tilar Mazzeo's new book, The Widow Clicquot, "an intoxicating business biography."

Another Film Fest

Waterville is the first New England community selected as a host for the American Film Institute's Project 20/20, with the Colby museum playing a role.

Honoring Studs Terkel

Studs Terkel, recipient of the 2004 Lovejoy Award for courageous journalism, died Oct. 31. A video of him accepting the award is online.

Young Trustee

This week's Colby Echo profiles Colby trustee Emma James '04.

Pushing Daisey

Mike Daisey '96 opened his newest monologue off Broadway, and the Oct. 28 New York Times called his take on the Manhattan Project "funny, shrewd and continually absorbing."

Financial Crisis from the Inside

An Oct. 23 panel discussion about the current economic turmoil, featuring financial leaders Robert E. Diamond '73 and Michael Gordon '66, is available as a podcast.

Echo Editor on NPR

Colby Echo co-editor Suzanne Merkelson '09 was one of four college newspaper editors on NPR's On Point Oct. 22. The discussion focused on the presidential election and the youth vote.

Consulting Colby’s Experts

Tuesday's New York Times quoted two Colby professors in unrelated stories: Tony Corrado (government) on campaign fundraising; Jon Weiss (French) on Irene Nemirovsky.

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.