17 years old, before he had even released his first album, LL Cool J was paid a tiny $500 to play a show at Colby. Joined by his DJ, Cut Creator, LL gave a confused and unexcited audience a taste of some new and exciting techniques, like rapping, scratching, and beatboxing. A hundred or so […]
While traipsing around Asia to visit alums and, in the classic Wesleyan tradition, attempt to “find himself,” President Michael “Roth Dog” Roth penned a hope-y’all-aren’t-going-too-stir-crazy-at-home letter to the Wesleyan community. Wesleyan currently begins its break December 15 (the last day of final exams) and begins spring classes on January 24. That’s 40 days off, an […]
Via a Colby College press release comes the news that the Mules’ well-regarded president, William D. Adams, will retire on June 30, 2014. Adams was by all accounts a well-liked figure in Waterville, and Colby students knew him by the nickname “Bro.” With a moniker like that Adams certainly set himself up to flourish at Colby, […]
Controversies have sprung up across the NESCAC regarding how colleges and universities are supposed to balance religious freedom with anti-discrimination policies. Tufts, Bowdoin, and Colby have all dealt with separate, but related, issues regarding the protection of students from discriminatory practices and protecting the right of students to practice their religion freely. At Bowdoin, two […]
On tonight’s episode of “WTF just happened?!” is a clip from the Amherst vs. Colby soccer playoffs. Colby’s in blue, ‘Herst is in white. Not in my ‘Cac, not in my ‘Cac.
Behind our red brick veneers, age old traditions, cutting edge intellect, and alcohol infused soirees, our liberal arts bubble is one of the most inclusive and support places in the country. Next week is Coming Out Day and here at the ‘Cac we were hoping to hear from you! Coming Out day, historically October […]