Credit/D/F for distribution requirements would encourage academic explorations
The issue of whether Credit/D/Fail should be applicable to distribution requirements is one that has been extensively debated for much of the past year. While the venues have varied, the content of such talks has remained largely the same. As these discussions continue, we find ourselves concerned with a number of issues.
?Renaissance? offers tapas, music
Imagine yourself in downtown Brunswick on a Tuesday night. It is safe to say that eating tapas to a soundtrack of world music is not the first thought running through your mind.
Jazz gains ground on campus with second concert
Clarinetist Brad Terry has played jazz entirely by ear for more than 60 years. For him, jazz music has a quality without classification and without boundaries. But it took a little convincing to bring Terry to this belief?it took the genre-spanning music of 21-year-old Polish piano prodigy Mateusz Kolakowski.
Student musician jams for jazz revival
Bowdoin pianist Hassan Muhammad '10 hopes that holding weekly jazz jam sessions in Gibson 101 will make the genre more popular with both players and listeners. Saturday night at 7 p.m. will mark the second in a series of weekly jams to take place this year.
Problems in union can be addressed
Smith Union is a great place. Structurally, it's one of the reasons I chose to attend Bowdoin, and I know an array of students who would say the same. Something about the space allows you to feel the intent?maybe it's the combination of grandiosity (the largest single piece of linoleum in the universe) and good feng shui.
California taser incident required response
Mostafa Tabatabainejad, a senior at the University of California, Los Angeles, plans on formally accusing a university police officer, Terrence Duren, of using brutal excessive force during a security check on November 14.