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Baseball Splits Sunday Twinbill Against Bates

Bowdoin Athletics - Top Stories - Sun, 04/06/2014 - 00:00
SOUTH PORTLAND, Maine – The Bowdoin baseball team rebounded in its second game of the day against Bates to split Sunday afternoon’s NESCAC East Division doubleheader.
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Women's Tennis Cruises to Seventh-Straight Win With Shutout of Conn

Bowdoin Athletics - Top Stories - Sun, 04/06/2014 - 00:00
NEW LONDON, Conn. - The Bowdoin College women's tennis team did not lose a set en route to a 9-0 win at Connecticut College on Sunday.
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Men's Tennis Extends Winning Streak With Weekend Victories Over MIT, Conn

Bowdoin Athletics - Top Stories - Sun, 04/06/2014 - 00:00
NEW LONDON, Conn. - The Bowdoin College men's tennis team extended its winning streak to five matches with a pair of impressive road wins at MIT and Connecticut College this weekend.
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Friday Scoreboard

Bowdoin Daily Sun - Sat, 04/05/2014 - 09:43

Softball - Abigail Ostrom hit a pair of home runs to lead the Trinity College softball team over Bowdoin in the opening contest of the three-game NESCAC East Division series Friday afternoon, 7-6.

Baseball - Third baseman Kevin Davis had three hits and starting pitcher Brad Reynolds struck out ten batters to lead the Bates College baseball team to a 9-1 win over Bowdoin at Southern Maine Community College Friday afternoon.

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Infographic: Top College House Applications

Bowdoin Daily Sun - Sat, 04/05/2014 - 09:40

Infographic by Nina Underman ’15

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Last-minute Tax Tips (Businessweek)

Bowdoin Daily Sun - Sat, 04/05/2014 - 09:32

It’s that wonderful time of the year again: tax returns are almost due. Businessweek offers a few quick strategies to help you handle the last-minute scramble to file your taxes.

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Silva Breaks Pole Vault Record as Track Athletes Compete at UNH

Bowdoin Athletics - Top Stories - Sat, 04/05/2014 - 00:00
DURHAM, N.H. - Members of the Bowdoin College outdoor track and field team competed in a non-scoring meet at UNH on Saturday following the cancellation of a scheduled home meet against St. Joseph's.
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Softball Sweeps Saturday Series Against Bantams

Bowdoin Athletics - Top Stories - Sat, 04/05/2014 - 00:00
HARTFORD, Conn. – The Bowdoin softball team's offense continued to roll as the Polar Bears swept Saturday’s doubleheader at Trinity.
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Men's Lacrosse Recovers From Seven-Goal Deficit to Stun Connecticut College

Bowdoin Athletics - Top Stories - Sat, 04/05/2014 - 00:00
NEW LONDON, Conn. - The Bowdoin College men's lacrosse team rallied from a seven-goal deficit to shock Connecticut College on Saturday afternoon, 10-9.
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Wilson, Smith Score Four Goals Each as Women's Lacrosse Drops Camels

Bowdoin Athletics - Top Stories - Sat, 04/05/2014 - 00:00
BRUNSWICK, Maine - The Bowdoin College women's lacrosse team shook off a slow start to defeat Connecticut College, 14-9, on Saturday afternoon at Ryan Field.
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Learning to Teach: Bowdoin Teacher Scholars Program

Bowdoin Campus News - Fri, 04/04/2014 - 12:20
In its fifth year, Bowdoin's teacher certification program has more participants than any to date. Fifteen Bowdoin students, both graduates and current seniors, are currently enrolled in the intensive semester-long training, learning what it takes to be a middle or high school teacher.
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How History’s Luminaries Scheduled Their Days (Huffington Post)

Bowdoin Daily Sun - Fri, 04/04/2014 - 09:48

 

R. J. Andrews at Info We Trust has designed an infographic showing how some of history’s most creative and influential figures – including John Milton, Sigmund Freud, Immanuel Kant and Charles Dickens - structured their days.

The graphic also depicts some of the eccentric habits of a few great minds. Beethoven, for instance, counted out 60 coffee beans each morning to make his perfect brew. Victor Hugo took an ice bath on his roof in the morning. See the full chart.

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Bowdoin Grad Cooks Up Job with Barefoot Contessa

Bowdoin Daily Sun - Fri, 04/04/2014 - 09:46

Lidey Heuck ’13 with Ina Garten, and her husband, Jeffrey, in June, 2013

These days Lidey Heuck ’13 is helping test recipes, sending out social media missives and traveling to cooking events around the country with Ina Garten, better known as the Barefoot Contessa. Garten, who hosts a long-running cooking show on the Food Network, hired Heuck last year as her assistant and social media manager working out of her East Hampton, N.Y. office.

A nationally aired Jan. 26 episode of “The Barefoot Contessa” depicted Garten throwing a housewarming party for Heuck. Featuring appearances by a number of Bowdoin classmates and friends (including Simon Bordwin ’13, Julia Graham ’13, Peyton Kelley ’13, Louisa Oakes ’13, Matthew Marr ’13, Alexandra Fradin ’13, Molly Clements ’13, Emma Stanislawski ’13 and and Marissa Rosenthal ’14), the episode follows Heuck as she shops around town in preparation for the party while Garten puts together a feast.

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Bowdoin Students Ski for Maine Adaptive Ski-A-Thon

Bowdoin Daily Sun - Fri, 04/04/2014 - 08:58

From left to right:
Executive director Peter Adams ’75, professor Janet Martin, Josh Friedman ’15, Sara Plager ’15, Jerrod Dobkin ’15, Maggie Godley ’14, Rachel Brooke ’15, and volunteer Mark Broughton

Jerrod Dobkin ’15 first heard of Maine Adaptive Sports and Recreation from his government professor, Janet Martin. She mentioned in class that the nonprofit, which had taught her how to ski, was holding its annual fundraiser. Dobkin, a lifelong skier and a member of the Bowdoin alpine team, decided he’d pitch in.

Maine Adaptive Sports and Recreation, headed by Peter Adams ’75, offers recreational sports to adults and children with disabilities. It relies on its annual Ski-A-Thon fundraiser to be able to provide free ski lessons and other athletic opportunities throughout the year to between 400 and 500 students.

Dobkin said he wholeheartedly believes in the mission of opening the sport of skiing to anyone who wants to try. “I think it’s awesome to let other people get joy out of this,” he said. Read the full story.

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Brokaw Reflects On Half a Century in Broadcasting (Fortune)

Bowdoin Daily Sun - Fri, 04/04/2014 - 08:56

Referred to by many as “America’s Dad,” Tom Brokaw has been informing us about world events in a soothing baritone voice for more than 50 years. In a series of conversations with Fortune Magazine, Brokaw reflects on his career in broadcasting and his life in general, noting that he did not seem destined for greatness early on.

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Bates Opens Three-Game Baseball Series With Convincing Win Friday

Bowdoin Athletics - Top Stories - Fri, 04/04/2014 - 00:00
SOUTH PORTLAND, Maine - Third baseman Kevin Davis had three hits and starting pitcher Brad Reynolds struck out ten batters to lead the Bates College baseball team to a 9-1 win over Bowdoin at Southern Maine Community College Friday afternoon.
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Trinity Holds Off Bowdoin in Opener of Three-Game NESCAC Softball Set

Bowdoin Athletics - Top Stories - Fri, 04/04/2014 - 00:00
HARTFORD, Conn. - Abigail Ostrom hit a pair of home runs to lead the Trinity College softball team over Bowdoin in the opening contest of the three-game NESCAC East Division series Friday afternoon, 7-6.
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NESCAC Announces Winter All-Sportsmanship, All-Academic Honorees

Bowdoin Athletics - Top Stories - Fri, 04/04/2014 - 00:00
BRUNSWICK, Maine - One hundred Bowdoin College students were recognized as Academic All-NESCAC honorees for the winter season in selections announced by the conference office on Thursday.
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Sage Santangelo ’12 Spurs Policy Change in Marine Corps

Bowdoin Campus News - Thu, 04/03/2014 - 15:01
In response to a March 30 Washington Post op-ed by Sage Santangelo ’12, the U.S. Marine Corps Commandment has ordered a change in the rules that had prevented female recruits from getting a second chance to pass the Marine Corps Infantry Officers Course.
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Watch the Online Book Talk with Author Anne Fadiman

Bowdoin Campus News - Thu, 04/03/2014 - 11:36
In case you missed the live chat with author Anne Fadiman on April 1, you can still watch the recorded online book discussion of her book, The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down.
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