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Moments at Bowdoin College

Mason F. in the high jump
Mason competes for Bowdoin in the high jump
Raise the bar: men's and women's track and field are at home this weekend for the Bowdoin Invitational IV.
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Honoring the Legacy

MLK’s 1964 Visit to Bowdoin

The Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. visited Bowdoin—at the invitation of students—in May 1964. Nearly fifty-five years later, event organizers and others who were present remember the impact of King's visit, while current Bowdoin students reflect on the power of King's message and the work that remains to fulfill his dream. Listen to the speech »

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