College still committed to diversity recruitment
College drops Posse program, but will still reach out
Despite the recent decision to end its affiliation with the Boston Area Posse program, the Office of Admissions says it will continue to reach out to students from across the country with special admissions events and help from organizations nationwide.
Students from afar won?t spend holiday alone
While Thanksgiving is generally considered a family holiday, many Bowdoin students live too far away to take advantage of the five-day break.
Security to resident: stay away
The Brunswick Police Department issued a trespass warning this week to a resident of Brunswick in response to an off-campus incident that possibly involved date-rape drugs.
Despite fears, students vote with ease
Despite confusing voting districts and fears of voter intimidation, students voted on Election Day without a hitch in Brunswick. There were no known problems with students changing their voter residency from other states to Maine.
Trustees approve new museum plan
For the second time in less than six months, the Board of Trustees approved plans to renovate the Walker Art Building, home of the Bowdoin College Museum of Art. The proposal represents a revised version of the changes presented last May, abandoning the controversial alterations to the facade of the museum.
Admissions announces Class of 2008 demographics
Over the course of the last month, the Admissions Office has been busy recruiting the Class of 2008. While the composition of the class has not yet been finalized, the College admitted 1,130 applicants from 47 states, the District of Columbia, the Virgin Islands, and 27 other countries.
Parking changes set for 2004-2005
Rather than wait until the fall to issue 2004-2005 on-campus parking decals, Security decided to hold a parking lottery shortly after the completion of the housing lotteries for students who plan to bring a car to campus next year.
Students granted Goldwater scholarships
Three members of the junior class received Barry M. Goldwater Scholarships, given in recognition of outstanding abilities in mathematics, natural sciences, or engineering.
Cancellation prompts vandalism on Colby campus
Colby students caused thousands of dollars worth of damage to the campus in response to the cancellation of the annual "Doghead" celebration this year, an annual party celebrating Saint Patrick's Day similar to Ivies Weekend.