Tag Archives: Colby
Earlier today, Colby College announced in a press release that it has achieved carbon neutrality, the equivalent of emitting no net carbon dioxide. This came two years before the deadline it set for itself, after more than a decade of actively greening its campus. In its press release, Colby explained that much of the reduction of [...]
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 [...]
Here at In the ‘Cac, we know that we have a lot of awkward information hanging out in our brains. Sometimes, returning home after spending weeks discussing race, analyzing frat parties, and trudging around in the cold to see an obscure speaker can set you apart from your other non-’Cac friends. We’re here to tell [...]
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.
(via Bowdoin Orient Express) Presented without comment: Colby vs. Bowdoin Rap Battle from Jeff Carpenter on Vimeo.
Earlier this week, Colby grad Matt Apuzzo ‘00 was awarded the Pulitzer Prize in investigative reporting for his work as part of the AP’s investigative team. In a 2007 interview with Colby Magazine he said, “ I’m a pre-med student gone horribly, horribly awry. This is what happens when you get D’s in organic chemistry.” Not [...]
The Greatist came out with a list of The 25 Healthiest Colleges in the U.S. Quick Notes: –Good to hear about the generosity of the Colby hockey team sharing their rink with the student body for daily workouts –Although failing to note the possible health benefits of DIII sports, the Greatist seems to have no [...]