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Colby students join Diamond protests

Protests aimed at ousting disgraced banker Bob Diamond as chairman of Colby College's board of trustees have expanded beyond Occupy Augusta activists to include a sizeable contingent of students at the Waterville liberal-arts college.
‘What Would Lovejoy Do?’
By LANCE TAPLEY  |  October 26, 2012
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Review: Liberal Arts

Multi-hyphenate Josh Radnor (star of How I Met Your Mother ; he writes, stars, and directs here) has undeniable talent behind the camera.

By JAKE MULLIGAN  |  September 28, 2012
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Sundance 2012 shakes off the angst

Two full production years following the market collapse in the third quarter of 2008, the tonal zeitgeist of films on display at the Sundance Film Festival — a reliable snapshot of independent filmmaking — has shifted from dark to light.
The light stuff
By HARLAN JACOBSON  |  February 03, 2012
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On carpentry and college

Age 30, I quit the Phoenix and ended up with a job as an apprentice to a carpenter. Sawing, chiseling, hammering, nail-gunning, tiling, sanding, slotting, framing, hauling, measuring, and sweeping are less obvious outcomes of an undergraduate career in
Finding reward - and real learning - in the ivory tower
By NINA MACLAUGHLIN  |  September 02, 2011
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Rethinking liberal arts in the digital age

They didn't teach genderfuck, iteration, or micropolitics when I was in college. But times have changed.
Liberal Arts is due for an update
By MIKE MILIARD  |  July 24, 2009