Eliza GraumlichTHEY'VE GOT THE BEAT: 20/20, comprised of all first-years: saxophonist Dylan Hayton-Ruffner, drummer Josh Brooks, guitarist and singer Parke Aiken, singer Hannah Jorgenson and Nate Blum. Following its recent acclaim at Battle of the Bands and the Smallpools concert, the band plans to debut original songs in the future.
Jenny IbsenGET THE PICTURE: Carly Berlin '18 looks at Heather Chan's '17 piece, "Divergence."Jenny IbsenGET THE PICTURE: Haleigh Collins' multimedia video piece plays on Monday evening.Jenny IbsenGET THE PICTURE: Sofi Lopez ’18 admires Laura Griffee’s ’17 installation Senior visual arts majors presented their final exhibitions on Monday evening in an eclectic display of video monitors, sound art, photography and large oil portraits on canvas.
Ann BasuSPELL IT OUT: The cast of “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee,” comprised of Sally Rose Zuckert ’19, Liam Finnerty ’17, Olivia Atwood ’17, Phoebe Smukler ’17, Adam Glynn ’17, Emma Newbery ’19 and Charlie Campbell-Decock ’17 debut the musical’s opening number.
This evening, Bowdoin V-Day, an organization dedicated to fighting sexual violence against women and girls, will end nearly 20 years of performing “The Vagina Monologues” due to debate about the Monologues presenting a one-dimensional, outdated portrayal of womanhood. In its place, V-Day is debuting the student-written show, “RISE: Untold Stories of Bowdoin Women.”
Courtesy of the Ledwick family Renata Formo Ledwick, artist and former assistant director of alumni relations at Bowdoin—known and loved by many students and alums through her involvement with Reunion Weekend and regional alumni event work—passed away on March 18 after a four-year battle with cancer.
The Brunswick Town Council voted 8-1 on Monday, March 20, to ban Brunswick retailers from providing single-use plastic bags. The ordinance will go into effect September 1. Most representatives supported the ban to limit the impact of single-use plastic bags on the environment.
Students in the Bowdoin MOGUL hub—an online new aggregate for women—are working to bring the group’s #ReadMyLips campaign to the College in an effort to continue the actions ignited by the Women’s March in January. The project consolidates individuals’ concerns on women’s rights and health issues and will culminate on April 5 when the messages will be sent to President Trump at the White House in a floral sculpture designed by “Saturday Night Live” veterans.