On Tuesday, a panel of student athletes gathered in the Shannon Room to discuss their personal experiences with mental health and avenues for reducing the stigma around mental illness in an event titled, “Kicking the Stigma.” The panel, which was organized by women’s soccer team member Rachel Stout ’18 and Director of Counseling Services and Wellness Programs Bernie Hershberger, began with an anonymous online poll asking audience members to share their own views on and experiences with mental health on campus.
Five members of the Bowdoin curling team will travel to compete at the 2018 College National Curling Championship in Eau Claire, Wisconsin next week. Having ended the season ranked fourth in the nation, the team hopes to do well enough in the starting pool to advance to the championship bracket.
PJ SeelertFLYING PAST THE MULES: Michael O’Neal ’20 practices fly. The men’s team crushed Colby 197-79 on Saturday, and the women’s team beat the Mules 204-64. After an impressive victory by the men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams over the Colby swim teams this past Saturday, each is looking to succeed in the NESCAC Championship, which begins on February 16.
Sam HoneggerSetting up for Success: Kate Kiser ’21 sets the ball during a match against Bates. The Polar Bears beat the Bobcats 3-1 after beating Colby the day before. Seeded third, with an impressive 8-2 record in the NESCAC, the volleyball team has its eyes on the Championship as the tournament commences this Friday.
Daniel JangNever stop grinding In the off season, the football coaches give players individual weight goals that they are expected to work towards, whether that be to gain weight or maintain their weight. Players work hard in order to meet these goals by working out and eating more so that they are ready for season.
In its last meeting of the year, Bowdoin Student Government (BSG) failed a bill that would have banned publicly releasing vote tallies from first-year elections, but passed several other bills that had been proposed earlier in the semester.
With support from 14 academic departments and the Joseph McKeen Center for the Common Good, many Bowdoin students and faculty will pile into buses tomorrow to attend the March for Science. The protest is part of a nationwide Earth Day event calling on elected officials to base their policies on scientific research and evidence.
Despite a high number of faculty eligible for sabbatical next year, the Bowdoin Advising Program to Support Academic Excellence (BASE) program will likely maintain its expanded size for at least two years, according to Professor of Anthropology and Faculty Liaison for Advising Sara Dickey.
Journalist and author Helen Zia discussed her career as an activist and the future she envisions for America at a talk entitled “Building Bridges Across Communities” in Kresge auditorium on Wednesday. The event was sponsored by the Asian Students Association as part of Asian Heritage Month.