Good morning everybody! You know the deal, let's just jump right into this. Here's the juice on my mind grapes:
- We did a green/environmental theme in the paper this week (which is why the header above you is green). I love special issues, and it's been pretty fascinating to learn about how much green stuff there is going on here on all different levels.
- SGA Report Card came out, although we exclusively ran it online. We gave them a C+, which I meant to mean about average. By today’s grade inflation standards, however, I’m a little afraid people might interpret that as a very bad grade. I didn’t mean it that way. Leslie and Athul: I like you! I don’t always agree with your political strategies, but other than that you seem cool!
- The reason we ran the SGA report card online is because we wanted to editorialize about The Black Sheep (see the editorial for more info). I was personally pretty upset about the graffiti he/she drew. That’s not fair for PPD to have to powerwash off. Also, you wrote swear words on public property – who was your mother? If you haven’t listened to this radio documentary short on PPD and dining hall workers at Colby, listen to it (http://soundcloud.com/owlophone/respect).
- On a personal note, my Shakespeare on Screen class is taking over my life. I spend all my time either reading Shakespeare or watching movies of Shakespeare productions. It’s getting to a point where I can almost read his language fluently. I’ve enjoyed the course and Laurie Osborne is one of my favorite teachers, but parting with this class will not be such sweet sorrow. It will just be sweet.
- Stay tuned for next week’s joke issue. Hopefully we don’t offend anybody too personally, although the odds say we very well may do so. My apologies in advance.
On a more sentimental note, this will be my last early morning pontification, as this is my final issue as Editor-in-Chief of The Colby Echo. All I will say is that this job has been the hardest thing I’ve ever loved, and this year will most certainly go down as one of the most exciting and memorable years of my college experience (hands down in the top four).
Don’t worry, mothers and other fans out there; I am not graduating yet. Next year you can expect plenty of blogs from me. In fact you can expect plenty more, and I will have more free time.
Now I am off to one last Tuesday night/Wednesday morning (whatever you want to call it) breakfast at Early Bird.