Custodian Appreciation Day

This year GQ would like to appreciate all of our custodians. Many times their importance and presence tends to go overlooked as we carelessly trash, vandalize, destroy, or forget to clean up after ourselves in our dorms. So to show them that we not only notice them but appreciate them and the job they do, we are teaming up with other campus organizations to create a Day of Appreciation that would include a thank-you card, a gift basket, breakfast, and an opportunity for dorm residents to vow to be cleaner while also getting to know their custodians a little better.

If you are interested in being a part of this day in anyway, please contact Shamika Murray (

21 Questions

21 Questions is an opportunity for people to meet a stranger or get to know a friend. A first set of 21 questions are “mild” and are constructed to help two strangers “break the ice.” The second set of questions are more intimate and are constructed to facilitate a deeper connection between two friends.

Join GQ for some Quality Interaction!

REAL TALK: Hip-Hop and Beyond

Questions and topics of discussion will be generated from the movie screening of “Hip-Hop: Beyond Beats and Rhymes.” Join us for Real Talk, Friday at 7:30pm in the Pugh Center as we talk about masculinity and social issues in the lens of Hip-Hop culture.

GQ Screening: Hip-Hop: Beyond Beats and Rhymes

GQ is screening “Hip-Hop: Beyond Beats and Rhymes” Friday, November 16th in Pugh at 7:30pm. Please join us as we think about issues regarding male image and behavior with regards to music, consumerism, exploitation, masculinity, and other topics.

Here’s a trailer: Hip-Hop Beyond Beats and Rhymes

There is NO demand for gentlemen at Colby College

Real talk: never mind “quality”, there is no demand for gentlemen at Colby College! Doesn’t it seem like the standards are set too low for men at this school? Is it me or is there a lack of accountability amongst the male student body, especially in regards to sexual assault, violence, and civil behavior in general? Then again, how is it expected for men to act like gentlemen when women are not acting like ladies? Yet, why would it matter how women act?

REAL TALK: “There is NO demand for gentlemen at Colby College!” Friday November 9th @ 8:00pm in Apt 147.

GQ, MAV, And All That Jazz

Join us for quality interactions Friday, Nov. 9th

Gentlemen of Quality and Mule Against Violence presents “GQ, MAV, And All That Jazz” Friday, November 9th. The purpose of this event is to provide Colby students an opportunity to interact with new people in a positive social environment. Join us and invite your friends!

What’s Our Beef With Men?

Real talk: doesn’t it bother you when men feel the need to challenge each other all the time? Or what about when men are disgusting and act as if their lack of manners is excused by their manhood? Or how about the lack of responsibility some of us men seem to have when it comes to women’s pregnancy? Or generally, don’t you hate it when guys are just plain dishonest to the women in their lives?

REAL TALK: “What’s our beef with men?” Friday, November 2nd @ 6:30pm in Dana Camp Room.

Spring Real Talk: “What Will Make us Happy?”

Mark your calendars:

APRIL 26 @ 7:15- Pugh

What will make us happy with the hook-up culture, dating, and gender and sexuality issues at Colby College? What are the hard questions we want men and women to answer and the responses we want to hold them accountable for? How do we address the elephants in the room? What are the grey areas when considering sex, sexual assault, and perceptions of masculinity and femininity? Send your questions, thoughts, concerns, and ideas to and attend REAL TALK April 26th.

Colby Cares Day

Sign up for Colby Cares Day!

This is an opportunity to serve the Waterville community as a campus. There are a variety of ways to get involved and volunteer. See the link above. The event is scheduled for Saturday, April 14, 2012 from 10:00am- 2:00pm. Sign up!

Real Talk

The planning for a Spring Real Talk forum is underway.