Women’s Lacrosse — The Bowdoin women’s lacrosse team took a 14-6 loss in a battle of the nationally ranked.
Softball — Julia Geaumont and Melissa DellaTorre led the Bowdoin softball team to a pair of victories.
Scores listed are those available at time of publication
Though most people might automatically assume Starbucks is the dominate coffee chain in their area, statistician Nathan Yau proves otherwise. According to Yau’s map, Dunkin’ Donuts is king in New England and along the East Coast. In San Francisco, Peet’s edges out Starbucks. “Our coffee preferences tend to be regional,” Fast Company concludes.
Bowdoin College will award four honorary degrees at its 209th Commencement exercises Saturday, May 24, 2014. The ceremony will take place at 10 a.m. on the Quad in front of the Bowdoin College Museum of Art.
Honorary degrees will be awarded to a civil rights advocate, a career diplomat, and two renowned scientists in the fields of ornithology and physiology. Read about the 2014 honorary degree recipients.
Although the Polar Bears fell just short of advancing, Bowdoin College will serve as the host school for the NCAA Division III Men’s Ice Hockey Championship this weekend at the Androscoggin Bank Colisee in Lewiston. The NCAA requires 3,000-seat arenas for hosting national championship events. Bowdoin’s state-of-the-art Sidney J. Watson Arena seats approximately 2,000.
The Lewiston Sun Journal ran a series of articles on the tournament this week, featuring the long-standing ties between the area and Bowdoin hockey, as well as the financial boost the championship is expected to bring to the area.
American Cool, the National Portrait Gallery exhibition featuring 100 photographs of icons who have contributed an original artistic vision to American culture, and co-curated by Frank Goodyear, co-director of the Bowdoin College Museum of Art, “is the kind of exhibition many people will find irresistible,” writes Patricia Cohen in The New York Times.
Cohen points out that Goodyear’s and his co-curator’s selections for this exclusive collection — and those omitted — provide fodder for lively debate.
Munich’s Hellabrunn Zoo revealed twin Polar Bear cubs for their first public viewing Wednesday. The 14-week-old brother-and-sister duo (no names yet) can be seen hanging out with mom Giovanna.