Jeremy Gooden '14 is taking a year off from the Hill, but he's not just sitting around; he's starting a music career
Tony Atkinson ’15 is the College’s biggest kept musical secret
First years' radio show brings the party to the middle of the week
The second installment of Karen Abbas' series about her JanPlan experience in Nairobi.
An idea came really late that night...and I wrote all night, handed it in, then passed out for the day. It turned out to be my favorite part of the play.
Senior Karen Abbas reflects on her experiences in Nairobi this past JanPlan, where she volunteered through World Relief and Tumaini Kwa Watoto, a U.K. registered non-profit organization, to help rehabilitate children living on the streets.
The website provides people the ability to order Maine produce and products online that are shipped straight from the farmers, an idea that was developed and won the Entrepreneurial Alliance's new business competition last spring.
For some parents, Homecoming weekend marks not only a time to visit their children at school, but to return to the school that they once attended themselves.
Driven by a love of football and a desire to make the sport accessible to all, Ian Leitch ’14 founded the Leitch Football Camp in Green Oak Township, Mich. in 2007.
Art has always been an important part of Jamila’s life. Some of her earliest memories involve making things. She hung hangers together in a symmetrical mobile when she was two and in the second grade, along with her best friend Max, would draw on the walls in his house.
Emily Van Wyk '11 embraces sustainable living in her off-campus house.
Last month, biology major Daniel Hoshino ’11 received the Distinguished Researcher Award from the School for Field Studies (SFS) for his research in the Turks and Caicos Islands during the 2010 spring semester.
Sam Helm '12 has leadership roles on Hall Staff and SPB, and he's well known around campus for his epic hugs and love of all things related to Boston.
After returning from a semester abroad, Molly Bennett '11 decided to continue to study Vietnamese with the help of two fellow students.
Margot Apothaker '11 has a passion for the outdoors and hopes to pursue a career in advertising post-graduation.
This sophomore has proven herself a world traveler, and she is bringing her originality to the Hill by creating her own major.
Peter Johnson '11 is a creative writing minor on the Hill with plans to be either a novelist or a journalist after graduation. He is also the current bassist for the student band "The Joint Chiefs," which recently held its first concert of the year this past weekend.
Julia Knoeff '13 is a Netherlands native enjoying her time on the Hill by being a member of the woodsmen team and working in the Admissions Office. An international studies and anthropology double major, Knoeff brings her own Dutch charm to campus.
Margaret was intrigued by the challenge of portraying someone completely different, and she fell in love with the close-knit family she felt the theater community to be.
Will Bloomhardt '12, Sam Deeran '13 and Coyne Lloyd '11 have all taken either a semester or year off from classes on campus to pursue other endeavors. Bloomhardt is currently completing an internship in New Mexico, Deeran is pursuing a career in stand-up comedy and Lloyd is back on the Hill after taking a year off to volunteer for Obama's campaign and teach in Senegal.
Pad Adams '13 is a rower for the crew team, an avid member of the Colby Bridge and has a strong passion for the environment.
Michelle Russell '11 has been invited to join representatives from Sodexo to speak at a Community Food Security Coalition Conference in New Orleans on the issues of food security and social justice.
Andy Smith '11J came to the College to escape the suburbs, and leaves having created a large on-campus garden now maintained by the Colby Organic Gardeners and Farmers Association.
Dan Hussey '13 is in the process of creating a search engine of liberal arts colleges for prospective students.
Having already featured two of the five music majors in the class of 2010 (Kelsey Jones, and Kathleen "Parsifallon" Fallon), I thought I would end the last issue of the Echo for the year with the remaining three majors, a ménage a trios, if you will, of talent. As a fellow music major, I have been able to take classes with all three featured students and have had the distinct pleasure of creating musical fusion with Jim and Devon.
Dan Pennachio '12 is planning to hike the Appalachian Trail alone this coming summer. This trip is a bold feat for the sophomore to take on, especially in light of how his first solo hike played out this past spring break.
J. Cushman Laurent '10 has always gone by the middle name his parents picked for him when they decided to name him after Robert Cushman, the man who chartered the Mayflower. This decision makes sense, as Laurent is so old that his parents probably knew Robert Cushman personally.
Due to the recent economic recession, many students are graduating from college without promising job offers. Brandon Pollack ‘10 doesn’t have to worry about this.
Many students on the Hill carry their books around in North Face and L.L.Bean backpacks. But not Julie Kafka '12. Her magenta corduroy backpack stands out in the crowd because she made it herself.
Wandering into Dana 212 feels a little like walking into a nightclub-the room's graffiti-covered walls convey an urban metro vibe.
"Often things are better defined as what they are not, rather than as what they are" was Edwin Torres's '12 starting point for trying to define what his new club is all about. Edwin is the president and founder of one of Colby's and the Pugh Center's newest clubs, the Gentlemen of Quality (GQ). This definition certainly is a work in progress, and although the members of GQ don't know exactly what they want their club to be, they do know that it is not exclusive, it is not just a social club and it certainly is not a place where ungentlemanly behavior is welcome or tolerated.
Foster Huntington '10 hadn't so much as set foot in Maine until the day he arrived on Mayflower Hill for first-year orientation.