With planning, students can find work in shaky job market
Many seniors are finding that the road to the world after Bowdoin runs through the Career Planning Center. With commencement only seven months away, students are visiting the CPC's office to explore both job and internship possibilities, and the CPC is armed with encouraging statistics and programming geared toward making the job search process less stressful.
Town police resort to unusual penalties
Students report varied responses to rowdiness
Push-ups may no longer be just for the gym. According to Bowdoin students, Brunswick Police officers have resorted to a variety of penalties, some of them unusual, for disruptive weekend conduct.
Neighbors voice complaints
Local residents, students address alcohol prevention grant
Although Bowdoin students may enjoy their Friday and Saturday night festivities, local neighbors do not share the same level of excitement. On Monday, members of the Bowdoin and Brunswick communities met to discuss community relations, especially regarding weekends and noise levels.
Student residences creep into downtown
After a unusually long wait list had reached 78 students by the end of the summer, the Residential Life office was forced to rent out apartments on Elm Street and School Street.
Bowdoin advances in survey
Ranked 7th best liberal arts college; Princeton Review results are mixed
As students headed back to campus a week ago, US News and World Report published its rankings of America's best colleges. Bowdoin climbed from tenth to seventh place.
Congressional campaigns heat up
Next Wednesday voters will determine whether or not "size matters" when they cast their ballots for the Bowdoin Congressional race. In the meantime, both candidates, Jim Weeks '04 and Lenz Balan '04, are jockeying for position in the final days before the election.
Future of diversity addressed at debate
As the academic year comes to a close, administrators, faculty, staff, and students met for the third collective debate to think about diversity in the College's future. The debate addressed the following questions: How do you imagine diversity in five years? Would you like our sense of difference to change, expand or narrow in any way? Do you envision more people like yourself or truly different from yourself at Bowdoin in the coming years?
Debate analyzes sources of learning
How much have you learned from students, faculty, and staff significantly different from yourself at Bowdoin? When and where did this learning happen, if at all? How large a part has this played in your life? On Monday, members of the Bowdoin community gathered in Thorne Hall to discuss these and other questions regarding the educational value placed on diversity by the College.
Debate explores "belonging" at Bowdoin
Do you belong at Bowdoin? What sort of person does belong? Why does that kind of person come to mind? These questions were posed to the Bowdoin community last week and were the subject of this past Tuesday's debate.
Students square off in Orient debate
Members of the Bowdoin community gathered in Kresge Auditorium Tuesday to hear the Bowdoin College Republicans and the College Democrats debate for Bush and Kerry's respective candidacies.
CPC awards public interest internships
The end of the spring semester means that the scramble for summer plans is beginning. The Career Planning Center recently made the process easier for ten students.
Hate crimes panel tackles intolerance, violence
While memories of the racial incidents in the pub and the ideological discrimination of the College Republicans lingered in students' minds, the aptly-timed Hate Crimes Panel set out to discuss violence and tolerance in society.