Thankfulness

This year, Colby-Sawyer’s seniors have faced what seemed to be insurmountable challenges. After living on this campus for three years, their fourth year has looked incredibly different and has required many adjustments. Wacky Bingo is no longer the entire student body packed into…

Feed the Freezer Helps with Food Insecurities

The Feed the Freezer program at Colby-Sawyer began in 2013 when employee Sandi Brownwell formed the group to create a food recovery project in the state of New Hampshire. The purpose was to package meals from leftover food in the dining hall and…

Student-Athlete Feature

Nursing major Sarah Morin ’21 has not only proven herself as a standout in the classroom, but also on the field as a dual-sport athlete. Growing up in Pelham, N.H., Morin started playing field hockey and lacrosse when she was 10 years old…

Will Bennett

“How may I make your day?” Students might recognize this phrase, a staple from Will Bennett, lunch lead for Parkhurst Dining Services. Will celebrated his 10th anniversary at the dining hall last April. In recent years, students knew him best for his presence…

Stay-at-Homecoming 2020

Homecoming Weekend at Colby-Sawyer College looked a little different this year, but that did not stop alumni, parents, friends and students from taking part in our first-ever virtual Stay-at-Homecoming event. The two-day event included many on-demand activities, such as a virtual tour…

Coach’s Corner

Liz Lincoln ’14 entered the tennis game later than usual, but that didn’t stop her from becoming an absolute powerhouse on the court. As a three-sport athlete in high school, playing soccer and basketball and swimming competitively in the summer, Lincoln was looking…

Lady Jane

Jane “Lady Jane” Galpin, front desk coordinator at the Dan and Kathleen Hogan Sports Center, has worked at Colby-Sawyer College for 18 years. She grew up in Goshen, where she still lives, and first heard about an opening at Hogan from her friend…

Spill the Tea

This semester, Colby-Sawyer College’s dining hall had to undergo a few changes in order to accommodate students under Covid-19 guidelines, including single-use to-go containers, plastic silverware and seating restrictions. Nevertheless, General Manager for Parkhurst Dining Services Leslie Ekstrand promises that many things remain…

Spill the Tea

This month’s “Spill the Tea” comes straight from Maggie Raelson, mental health counselor at the Baird Health and Counseling Center. Students can visit Baird for any health concerns including cough or fever, STD or pregnancy testing, birth control, regular checkups, gynecological services, lab…

An Idea Blooms into Reality

The idea for a green space at Colby-Sawyer goes back many years, according to Leon Malan, professor for the School of Arts & Sciences. Many students had expressed interest in growing crops, and this idea, planted as a small seed long ago, has…

Maddie Lambert ’21

The official Mountain Day 2020 T-shirt was designed by graphic design major Maddie Lambert ’21. When the Student Activities Office (SAO) asked Maddie to create the new logo over the summer, a simple mountain scene appeared in her mind: tall peaks topped with…

New Director of Athletics

Director of Athletics Mitch Capelle joined the staff at Colby-Sawyer in the midst of a pandemic. Dealing with the unknown has been the most challenging aspect for him as he tries to navigate his new position. “You need solid information to make sound…

Belonging to a Revolution

Nathnael “Nate” Feleke ’20, winner of the Barbara Johnson Stearns Award and Commencement Speaker Medal, recently gave the student address at the 2020 virtual Commencement ceremony. His speech, titled “Belonging to a Revolution,” touched on the trials and tribulations to the Class of…

What Does Admissions Look Like this Summer?

I was lucky to return to Colby-Sawyer in the beginning of July to work as a student ambassador for the Office of Admissions. Among a handful of other jobs, I have worked as a student ambassador for the college for the past 7…

A Bright Future

First-year student Roosevelt Harris-Williams arrived at Colby-Sawyer hitting the ground running. Since his arrival, he has made the most of the opportunities he has been given and has numerous ambitious goals he hopes to accomplish. Harris-Williams first visited Colby-Sawyer in the summer of…

The Show Must Go On… Eventually

The arrival of the coronavirus immediately brought everything to a standstill. Businesses closed, schools sent students home and most nonessential employees began working remotely. There was a “new normal,” and even Hollywood felt the sudden change…