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Women's Ultimate Frisbee Team Sweeps Tournament

Women's Ultimate Frisbee Team Sweeps Tournament

03/28/2013 06:17:24 AM
The Bowdoin women's frisbee team, Chaos Theory, drove to St. Simon's, Ga. over spring break to face teams from all over the country, including Lehigh, University of Texas at Arlington, American University, Rochester, Syracuse and a few others.

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Taekwondo Master Golden Owens ’15

Taekwondo Master Golden Owens ’15

03/19/2013 08:53:57 PM
Golden Owens has been doing taekwondo since she was four; she started classes a few years after her dad (also a master) took up the martial art.

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Art Students Take Whirlwind Trip to NYC

Art Students Take Whirlwind Trip to NYC

03/18/2013 03:34:19 PM
Mark Wethli, Bowdoin’s A. LeRoy Greason Professor of Art, took nine of his studio art majors to New York City for a gallery-, studio- and museum-packed weekend.

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‘Best Campus Food’ Colleges Showcase Top Dishes

‘Best Campus Food’ Colleges Showcase Top Dishes

03/17/2013 03:20:55 PM
Bowdoin College chefs recently traveled to Amherst, Mass. to join cooks from five other colleges named by the Princeton Review as serving “Best Campus Food.”

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Team IMPACT Recruit Makes a Difference for B-Ball Team

Team IMPACT Recruit Makes a Difference for B-Ball Team

03/16/2013 03:24:56 PM
The men’s basketball team is one of many teams at Bowdoin that has worked with the nonprofit Team IMPACT to recruit a young player with life-threatening illnesses. The basketball team’s newest member, Caleb Merrill, a basketball fan, helps motivate the team and gives them inspiration.

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Extra Training for Bowdoin Finance Students

Extra Training for Bowdoin Finance Students

03/11/2013 08:58:41 PM
Thirty students interested in finance gathered in Druckenmiller Hall on a recent Saturday afternoon to learn the financial models they’ll need to know for entry-level finance positions.

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Faculty and Staff Outcook Students with Wild Mushroom Ravioli

Faculty and Staff Outcook Students with Wild Mushroom Ravioli

03/08/2013 03:40:25 PM
The 9th Annual Doug Pollock Polar Chef Cooking Competition this year in Thorne Dining Hall pitted a team of seasoned faculty and staff against a team of fresh students.

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Bowdoin Meditates

Bowdoin Meditates

03/08/2013 11:22:54 AM
Dr. Bernie Hershberger launched the meditation series four years ago, and in the ensuing years has expanded the offerings as interest in meditation has grown on campus. He estimates that roughly 100 students regularly attend meditation classes, and that there are more practicing on their own or with friends.

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Bowdoin Grows its Green Sports Program (NRDC)

Bowdoin Grows its Green Sports Program (NRDC)

03/08/2013 10:57:38 AM
Alice Henly, a research fellow at the National Resources Defense Council, recently visited Bowdoin to give a talk to students who are “green reps” for their sports teams. Following her visit, she wrote up her observations of the green action on campus.

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Watch Live: Men's Hockey Hosts NCAA Opener Wednesday

Watch Live: Men's Hockey Hosts NCAA Opener Wednesday

03/06/2013 09:52:17 AM
The men's ice hockey team will host UMass Dartmouth in a Division III Men's Ice Hockey First Round game tonight in Watson Arena.

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Finance Students Get Extra Training

Finance Students Get Extra Training

03/05/2013 01:16:49 PM
Thirty students interested in finance gathered in Druckenmiller Hall on a recent Saturday afternoon to learn the financial models they’ll need to know for entry-level finance positions.

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Broadway Comes to Bowdoin

Broadway Comes to Bowdoin

03/04/2013 12:11:40 AM
For the last two weeks, Broadway has been at Bowdoin, workshopping a new project.

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Bowdoin Theater and Dance presents 'Quake'

Bowdoin Theater and Dance presents 'Quake'

03/04/2013 11:22:19 AM
Last weekend, The Bowdoin College Department of Theater and Dance presented their spring semester show, Quake by Melanie Marnich.

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Bowdoin Students Develop Fantasy Game App

Bowdoin Students Develop Fantasy Game App

02/28/2013 06:52:02 AM
After working for nine months on their game Hatcher, Rob Visentin ’14 and Samantha Broccoli ’15 are ready to release the game to the App store in March.

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Student Group Plays Cupid at Bowdoin for Charity

Student Group Plays Cupid at Bowdoin for Charity

02/14/2013 08:54:13 AM
Last Saturday night, many Bowdoin students braved the blizzard to attend the Latin American Student Organization's Valentines Day Auction. LASO hosts the auction annually to raise money for a local charity and to bring the romantic spirit of Valentine’s Day to Bowdoin’s campus.

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From Winter Break Springs Opportunities to Serve Common Good

From Winter Break Springs Opportunities to Serve Common Good

01/23/2013 01:59:45 PM
Despite having had exposure to poor people in her home country of Nepal, Apekshya Prasai '16 said she was stunned when she arrived at Bowdoin and witnessed the suffering of some of Maine's homeless.

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Two Upcoming Events Honor MLK's Enduring Message

Two Upcoming Events Honor MLK's Enduring Message

01/17/2013 09:47:53 AM
By a quirk of the calendar, Martin Luther King Jr. Day this year falls on the first day of second-semester classes. So Bowdoin has a rare chance to celebrate King's life and legacy with an evening of readings and musical performances by students and talks by Bowdoin staff and faculty.

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Student Art Curators Offer Insight into Michelangelo's Enduring Impact

Student Art Curators Offer Insight into Michelangelo's Enduring Impact

01/09/2013 09:16:36 AM
At the end of the fall semester, the Bowdoin College Museum of Art hosted a short-lived but intriguing show on the influence of Michelangelo.

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Bowdoin Students Map Possibilities for a Better Future

Bowdoin Students Map Possibilities for a Better Future

01/04/2013 06:51:01 AM
Students in Eileen Johnson's Introduction to GIS class proved that maps can be a powerful tool for the common good.

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Students Go Deep into the Woods with Bio Class

Students Go Deep into the Woods with Bio Class

01/03/2013 09:43:57 AM
For one day this past fall, students in Prof. Vladimir Douhovnikoff's Forest Ecology and Conservation class departed from their normal routines to visit a working tree farm in Brunswick.

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